Attorney Profiles


Mr. Hutchins has worked within the legal & real estate development fields for more than 30 years representing small business, cialis 40mg church and corporate development clients, treat non-profit developers and their for profit counterparts.  Tony’s business background, legal training, municipal government experience, relationships, and familiarity with urban markets are strategic assets which give him the ability to formulate successful niche market development deals.  He has negotiated several successful for profit/non-profit development partnerships in the last 15 years and his experience and talents have contributed to over $200 million of real estate development projects.

In his 25 years of practice, Tony Hutchins has developed an extensive knowledge of probate law.  Mr. Hutchins has worked with clients to create customized estate plans to fulfill all needs— from modest to high-net worth estates.  He has recently begun assisting Artists in planning their often challenging and complex estates.  As an art collector, Mr. Hutchins appreciates the significance of artists and their work; he has developed planning strategies that allow for the retention and control of fine art and collections that minimize the cost of estate administration and tax liability.

Mr. Hutchins’ business affiliations have included the local boards of The Huntington Bank, Key Bank and Bank One.  His community service affiliations have included membership on affiliate boards of the YMCA, Big Brothers Big Sisters, The American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Rotary International, NAACP, and the Urban League.  He has represented hundreds of children as counsel and as guardian ad litem, and served on various not for profit boards including the board’s of Action for Children and Eastern Miami Valley Alcohol Drug and Mental Health.  Mr. Hutchins has served as legal counsel to university and community college clients, the minority caucus of the American Baptist Convention, the State Legislative Black Caucus and the Ohio Association of Urban League Executive.  He has also served as chairman of a Metropolitan Housing board, as the Assistant Law Director for Springfield, Ohio and as Assistant Legislative Counsel for Senator John Glenn.

Mr. Hutchins is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law and Howard University where he earned a BBA in Business Administration and post-degree studies in the MBA program.

Claudette Grant – Of Counsel

Claudette Grant is an associate with the Law Office of A. Robert Hutchins.  Ms. Grant is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Law.  While at Ohio State, she served as a staff member on the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, and during her tenure on the Journal it was cited by the U.S Supreme Court in two cases.  She also served as the Diversity Chair on the Student Bar Association and the Professional Development Chair for the Black Law Students Association.  Additionally, she worked as an extern in the chambers of the Honorable Justice Maureen O’Connor of the Supreme Court of Ohio after her second year of law school.

Ms. Grant completed her undergraduate studies in Political Science and Economics at Wittenberg University.   During her time at Wittenberg, she achieved academic honors in Economics and was on the Dean’s List several semesters.

Elisa Young – Of Counsel

Ms. Elisa Young has worked within the Probate, Business, Real Estate and Diversity & Inclusion fields for more than 8 years representing individuals, families, small businesses, and non-profits. Elisa’s diverse background, legal training, private and public experience, relationships, and ability to succeed are strategic assets which give her the ability to formulate successful solutions. She has negotiated several successful business transactions, real estate deals, employee training and consultancy in the last 8 years and her experience and talents continue to contribute in these areas.

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