“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets planning.”

— Thomas Edison

Debbe A. Levin

Debbe A. LevinDebbe A. Levin has been in practice for over 25 years, spending three of those years as a staff attorney with the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She has focused her practice in employee benefits, retirement planning, estate planning and wealth preservation, charitable planning, and estate administration.

Debbe has an AV® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™* and is OSBA Board Certified in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law. 

Debbe is listed in the 2005–2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and has been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer® by Law and Politics magazine.  She was elected to the Order of the Coif, University of Cincinnati, College of Law, where she also served as editor of the Law Review.


To contact Debbe, call (513) 579-1414, fax (513) 579-1418, or email dlevin@smrslaw.com.

Practice Areas


  • 1979, Ohio
  • 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • 1979, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • 1979, U.S. Tax Court

Law School

  • 1979, University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D.
  • 1983, New York University, LL.M. in Taxation


  • 1975, Washington University, B.A.


  • American Bar Association – Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association – Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section
  • Cincinnati Bar Association – Employee Benefits, Elder Law, and Estate Planning and Probate Committees
  • Cincinnati Estate Planning Council
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys


*"AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies."