Ralph MintoAttorney, Minto Law Group
Ralph Minto, Jr. received his J.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1983. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in Florida (currently on inactive status) and an attorney licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and Florida. Mr. Minto worked in the tax department of the certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young) from 1985 through 1987. From 1987 through January 1988 he was employed by the regional certified public accounting firm of Carbis Walker and Associates. While in public accounting, he was involved in a wide variety of individual, business and charitable organization tax issues ranging from corporate reorganizations to complex estate, gift and income tax return preparation.
In 1988, Mr. Minto entered the practice of law with Frank Mast & Associates where he represented individuals and charitable and business entities in diverse federal, state, local and international tax planning and implementation issues. In January 1995, Mr. Minto joined the law firm of Volk, Robertson & Hellerstedt where he worked in both the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Weirton, West Virginia offices developing a corporate and tax practice for the firm. Mr. Minto represented clients in matters including corporate and individual tax planning, negotiation, litigation and implementation.
In February 1997, Mr. Minto opened his own law office where he continues to develop expertise in mergers, acquisitions and business reorganizations, tax collection and representation, estate and gift planning and administration, asset protection planning including the creation of offshore asset protection trusts and small business services.