Brian D. Shonk, Partner

Brian D. Shonk


A Practice Focused on Business, Banking & Elder Law

Mr. Shonk represents both businesses and banks with regard to the legal aspects of financial, organizational and general business planning matters. His legal practice area focus includes:

Appointments with Mr. Shonk can be arranged at both our Lancaster and Canal Winchester offices. Locations for these offices can be found under the Our Locations page.

An Experienced and Trusted Advisor

Mr. Shonk’s focus on financial matters and business affairs, for over 30 years of his legal career, has allowed him to be a valuable legal resource for many local and regional companies around Central Ohio. In addition, his compassionate approach to probate matters has made him a trusted advisor to families and individuals who need legal assistance with estate planning, trusts and probate matters.

Mr. Shonk has presented continuing legal education seminars, covering such topics as bankruptcy and mechanic’s lien issues, to both trade organizations and outside attorney organizations. He has published articles on labor laws issues that have been featured in law journals.

He was a featured individual in Columbus Business First’s People to Know edition in 2016.

Committed to Community

Mr. Shonk has a long history of serving on the Boards of Directors for a variety of Fairfield County based organizations. These include:

  • The Lancaster-Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
  • The Fisher Catholic Foundation
  • Fairfield Center for Disabilities and Cerebral Palsy
  • The Fairfield County Hospices’s Ethics Committee
  • The United Way of Fairfield County

Professional Affiliations


Mr. Shonk received his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University, and his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School located in Newton Massachusetts.


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