Shari A. Kolnicki

Shari A. Kolnicki

Dayton, Ohio
877-422-0702 (Toll Free)
Shari A. Kolnicki practices in the areas of tax and business consulting. Shari Kolnicki is a former revenue agent and IRS Appeals Officer with nearly 14 years of experience where she resolved cases for individuals, business entities and managed teams in Kentucky and Ohio.  She has helped settle docketed tax court cases, as well as non-docketed examination, audit, and refund claims cases.  She provided litigation support at The Gnoêsis Group, and worked at Deloitte as a tax staff consultant assisting with mergers and acquisitions, employment and compliance issues.  In addition, she was an evaluator for the United States Government Accountability Office. She has an MBA from The Ohio State University, and a JD, Magna Cum Laude, from Capital University Law School, where she served on the Board of the Capital U. Law School Law Review.

Areas of Practice

  • Taxation
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Business
  • Government

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2000
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2000
  • The Ohio State University
    • M.B.A. - 1992

Published Works

  • The Telephone Consumer Protection Act and its Burden on Small Business, 28 Cap. U. L. Rev. 223 (1999).
  • Best Practices: Commercial Quality Assurance Practices Offer Improvements for DOD (GAO/NSIAD-96-162, August 26, 1996).
  • DOD Research: Acquiring Research by Nontraditional Means (GAO/NSIAD-96-11, March 29, 1996).
  • Commercial Practices: DOD Could Reduce Electronics Inventories by Using Private Sector Techniques (GAO/NSIAD-94-110, June 29, 1994).
  • Inventory Management: Handheld Missiles are Vulnerable to Theft and Undetected Losses (GAO/NSIAD-94-100, September 16, 1994).
  • Defense Management: Impediments Jeopardize Logistics Corporate Information Management (GAO/NSIAD-95-28, October 21, 1994).

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Tax Review, City of Montgomery, Ohio – volunteer tax review
  • Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio - volunteer attorney