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Estate Planning Attorney

Chris focuses his practice on estate planning, trust administration, nonprofit organizations, taxation and business planning. He counsels clients on wealth management matters including estate and inheritance tax issues and probate administration. As part of his tax practice, he counsels clients on fiduciary, international and partnership tax matters.

Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), fellow

Best Lawyers® since 2007

Community Legal Resources, Attorney of the Year Award, 2007 and 2008

DBusiness© Top Lawyers since 2011

Leading Lawyers, Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Michigan Super Lawyers® since 2014

Michigan Super Lawyers®, Top 50 Consumer Super Lawyers, 2017

Professional Affiliations

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, fellow, 2014 - present

State Bar of Michigan: Probate Council, secretary; Council member

Washtenaw County Bar Association

Washtenaw Estate Planning Council

Community Involvement

Civil Air Patrol, legal officer

FIRST Michigan, Board of Directors

News & Publications

Education

University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
J.D., 1992

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A., with honors and distinction, 1989

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
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