J.D., Michigan State University-College of Law, 2015
B.S., Arizona State University, 2011

Areas of Practice:

  • Medicaid Planning and Asset Protection
  • Veterans Administration Benefits
  • Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Elder Law
  • Family Wealth Planning


Mr. Pettinato practices in the areas of estate planning and elder law, Medicaid planning, Veteran’s benefits, probate, and special needs planning. Mr. Pettinato has focused on asset protection with a specific concentration towards nursing home eligibility and qualifying for health care services. Mr. Pettinato is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cincinnati Bar Association.

Mr. Pettinato is accredited for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans' benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs.