Estate Planning Attorney
Janelle is part of the Estate Planning Team. Her practice includes drafting both simple and sophisticated estate plans, drafting prenuptial agreements, facilitating trust and estate administrations, and drafting related agreements. She also provides support to the Litigation Team with respect to probate litigation matters. Janelle has a particular interest in understanding clients' motivations and focusing her effort toward realizing their goals.
Janelle's experience working in the nonprofit sector prior to law school strengthens her ability to facilitate sensitive conversations between family members, which is a skill she utilizes in her practice today. She also calls on her nonprofit sector knowledge in conversations with clients about charitable giving.
Janelle was recently named by Best Lawyers® as one of the 2021 "Ones to Watch," a designation given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers in recognition of their outstanding professional excellence in private practice.
In the community, Janelle serves on the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women executive leadership team. Within the firm, she serves on the Diversity Committee.
For more information, please contact Janelle Haggadone at 616/336-6371 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Honors & Recognitions
Best Lawyers in America®, Ones to Watch, Trusts and Estates, 2021
State Bar of Michigan
American Heart Association, Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Team
Rethinking Dementia: Accelerating Change, Board
San Juan Diego Academy, Development Board
News & Publications
- September 22, 2020
- November 15, 2017
- September 25, 2019
- Governor Whitmer Signs Legislation Ratifying Remotely Witnessed, Notarized, and Signed Documents Through End of 2020Estate Planning Advisory, November 11, 2020
- Treasury Delivers Early Holiday Present: Proposed Anti-Clawback Rule Protects Gifts Made from 2018-2025Estate Planning Advisory, December 10, 2018
- Automotive Blog Post, August 31, 2016
- Automotive Blog Post, August 3, 2016
Vanderbilt University Law School
Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A., Political Science and Psychology, with distinction, 2009
- All Michigan state courts