Donald G. Paynter, Retired

Don is a retired Member.  Before retirement, he had an extensive practice in all areas of real estate law, including the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties, commercial, retail and office leasing, construction contracts, acquisition and leasing of minerals, financing, loan restructuring and workouts, and real estate tax issues.

Professional Recognition

  • Ohio Super Lawyer, 2008 - 2013

Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Real Estate Section, American Bar Association
  • Real Estate Committee, Columbus and Ohio Bar Associations
  • Contributor, "Ohio Taxation," Judicial Remedies
  • CLE Lecturer - Various Real Estate Topics


  • Ohio State University (J.D., cum laude, 1970)
    • Law Journal, Articles Editor
    • Order of the Coif
  • Miami University (B.S., 1968)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio