Mary P. Burns, Esq.

Vice President of Estate Planning, Senior Trust Counsel, Principal
Management Team, Trust Company, Cincinnati - West

Mary is Vice President of Estate Planning and Senior Trust Counsel for Johnson Trust Company and Vice President and Gift Counsel for Johnson Charitable Gift Fund. She has been practicing law for over twenty years, more than half of which have been spent at Johnson Trust Company. Mary is on the Management Team of Johnson Investment Counsel and is also a shareholder of the firm.

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Team Members

Tina A. Carpenter
Client Support Assistant

Relevant Work Experience

Barron, Peck, Bennie & Schlemmer Co., LPA, Shareholder
Johnson Trust Company, Trust Counsel
Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC


Chicago Theological Seminary,
M.A. Religious Studies
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, NKU,
Juris Doctor (cum laude)
Bowling Green State University,
B.A. English Literature

Community Involvement

Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati
Board Member
Executive Committee
Mercantile Library
Cincinnati Estate Planning Council
President (former)
Estate Planning Council of Northern Kentucky
President (former)
Women’s Crisis Center of Northern Kentucky
Chair of Board of Directors (former)
The Carnegie
Executive Committee (former)
Vice President (former)


Cincinnati Bar Association
Cincinnati Estate Planning Council
Estate Planning Council of Northern Kentucky
Kentucky Bar Association
Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association

Highlights & Recognition

Cincinnati Leadership Award,
National MS Society (Class of 2013)
Cincinnati Business Courier,
Forty Under 40 Award (Class of 2012)
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber,
WE Lead Class III (Class of 2009)