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Francis J. Niehaus, JD, CFP®

Francis J. Niehaus, JD, CFP®

Investment Professional

Fran graduated from the University of Notre Dame and Salmon P. Chase Law School. He has been a financial advisor since 1987 and has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional since 1991. Fran also owns Niehaus Law Office, LLC, as well as Niehaus Tax Services, LLC.

Fran and his wife, Peg, have three daughters and five grandchildren.

Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 1978
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1973, Bachelor of Arts

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Fran has given numerous presentations in the community regarding estate planning, taxes, and investments, including:

  • Are You Ready to Retire? Pre-Retirement Financial Considerations
  • Wills & Estate Planning
  • Tax Ramifications in Estate and Financial Planning
  • Income Tax Planning

Professional Associations and Memberships: 

  • Financial Planning Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Volunteer Involvements: 
Fran has held many volunteer positions at his church and in the community.

  • Fran volunteers with St. Vincent de Paul helping neighbors get through difficult times and sponsors the BEDS fund, providing beds for neighbors who have none.
  • He has served as a mentor through the Supreme Court of Ohio Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program for many years.
  • Additionally, Fran volunteers for Wills for First Responders.


  • FINRA Series 6 - 1987
  • Accident & Health, Life, Variable Insurance – 1988
  • FINRA Series 7 – 1988
  • FINRA Series 63 – 1992

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