Alan S. Acker - Capital University Law School

Alan S. Acker

Adjunct faculty


  • J.D., I.I.T., Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • B.S. University of Illinois


Alan Acker is a solo practitioner here in Columbus and focuses his law practice in the areas of estate planning, income taxation of trusts and estates, and probate. Acker is a frequent lecturer for Ohio Continuing Legal Education and other professional groups

Acker has created a web-based system for Ohio attorneys to help them draft revocable trusts, wills, and financial powers of attorney. Information about this drafting system can be found at or by contacting Acker directly. Acker has prepared trust and will forms for several law firms.

Acker has authored a book, The Estate Planners’ Guide to Income in Respect of a Decedent, published by CCH, and has authored five BNA Tax Management Portfolios, the most recent of which is Accounting for Trusts and Estates.