Jeffrey D. Heintz

Heintz JeffShareholder

Level 2
The Commerce Bldg.
Youngstown, OH 44503
T 330.743.1171
F 330.743.1190

Jeffrey D. Heintz practices in the firm’s Estate Planning and Probate Law, Real Estate Law, Business Law and Government Law sections. In his practice, Mr. Heintz counsels clients in government law and counsels both local governments and financial institutions in connection with municipal financing and public securities issues. Mr. Heintz assists clients in the probate and administration of estates, guardianships and trusts and in the preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents, utilizing estate planning tools tailored for estates ranging in size from small to large, including techniques specifically designed for small and closely held family-owned businesses. He advises clients in connection with the purchase and sale of real estate and assists clients with construction and mechanics lien disputes. Mr. Heintz also represents clients in the formation of businesses, in the negotiation and preparation of agreements and contracts, including the buying and selling of businesses.

Mr. Heintz is an agent of Commerce Title Agency of Youngstown, LLC, a full-service real estate title agency owned by the firm. Commerce Title Agency provides title, closing and escrow services for residential and commercial real estate transactions, including IRS Section 1031 Exchanges, in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties.


Professional Associations

Ohio State Bar Association
Member Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section and Real Property Law Section

Mahoning County Bar Association
Member Probate/Estate Planning Committee

Trumbull County Bar Association

Mahoning-Shenango Valley Estate Planning Council
Trustee 2002-2004, 2016-2017


Community Involvement

Community Foundations of the Mahoning Valley
Director, 2019-present
Member Investment Committee 2019

Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens
Trustee, Master Planning Committee, 2011-2017, Vice President 2015

Forum Health
Trustee, Finance Committee, Compliance and Audit Committee, 2008-2011

American Red Cross, Mahoning Chapter
Director 1996-2001; Secretary 2001

Eastern Mental Health Center
Director, 1993-1999; President, 1998-1999

Western Reserve Health Foundation
Director, 2012-present

Mahoning County CASA/GAL Program
Trustee, Personnel Committee 2008-2014; Treasurer 2010-2013; Secretary 2013-2014

Edward W. Powers Charitable Fund
Distribution Committee, 2008-2013

Ruth Beecher Foundation
Distribution Committee, 2003-2011

Forum Health Holding Company
Trustee, 2009-2011

Canfield Presbyterian Church
Trustee 1990-1996, Pastor Nominating Committee 2006-2008

Youngstown Area Arts Council
Trustee, 1989-1995; President 1994


Other Experience

Village of New Middletown
Village Solicitor, 1996-present