Primary Practice Areas:

Real Estate
Estate Planning
Probate Law

Tom Kendo’s primary area of practice is real estate law. He advises individuals and businesses in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate law, including real estate investment opportunities, acquisitions and sales, and landlord/tenant matters. He also drafts and records all varieties of real estate conveyances, including deeds, mortgages, and easements. Additionally, Tom represents builders and developers in all aspects of construction disputes, litigation and real estate development.

Further, Tom has significant experience in probate law with a concentration in litigation and has helped individuals and families in estate planning and resolution of disputes in estate issues. He has represented Ohio homeowners in mortgage servicing issues and foreclosure cases.

His practice also focuses in representing banks, credit unions, and medical providers in matters of litigation, resolution of debt, and collections. He has assisted Ohio consumers in cases such as debt collection abuse, warranty claims, home improvement disputes, and credit reporting issues.

Tom is a frequent speaker for the Dayton Area Board of Realtors, the Dayton Bar Association, the Women’s Counsel of Realtors, the Greater Dayton Real Estate Investor’s Association and the National Business Institute. He has also taught real estate law and probate law at the Dayton Area Board of Realtors and Sinclair Community College. 

Personal Profile:

Undergraduate Degree: Washington and Jefferson, 1988
Juris Doctor Degree: The University of Dayton, 1991
Bar Membership:  Dayton Bar Association, Clark County Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, American Bar Association

Community Outreach:
Real Property Committee of the Dayton Bar Association, Past Chair
Miami Valley Land Title Association, Past President
Dayton Art Institute Associate Board, Alumnus
Dayton Art Institute Oktoberfest 2007, Chair
Archbishop High School Booster Association, Past President
Archbishop High School Booster Association AlterFest 2014, Chair

Residence and Family:
Dayton, Ohio with wife Jennifer and two children