Mike is the Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Practice Group and practices in the areas of estate and gift tax planning, special needs planning, asset protection, charitable giving, family office services, and business succession planning. He focuses on helping clients protect and transfer wealth efficiently.

Mike works with high net worth families, business owners, and physicians. He practices in Metro Detroit, Chicago and South Florida.

A Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant, Mike holds a Retirement Planning Specialist designation from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. He is also a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Legal Financial Network. 

Mike is a past president of the Financial Planning Association of Michigan and is a member of the board of directors for Crossroads for Youth. 

Mike earned his J.D. from Wayne State University in 1989. He received a B.A. from Michigan State University, James Madison College in 1986.

Honors & Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Michigan Super Lawyers (2011-2017, 2022-2023)

AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell



Wayne State University Law School

Michigan State University, James Madison College

Admissions – State

Professional & Civic

Community Involvement

Clarkston Foundation (Board Member)

Crossroads for Youth (Board Member)

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