Before becoming an attorney, Jack was in law enforcement for 12 years, after brief service in the USMC, and is a former General Manager and VP of National Accounts in the marketing industry. Currently, Jack is an instructor of Political Science and Criminal Justice at Schoolcraft College.
Elaine and Jack have been married for 40 years and they have 3 children; 2 sons and a daughter. Both their sons are also lawyers and their daughter is in business management. Jack and his family have been residents of the Commerce/Milford, Michigan area since 1978.
Jack is a member of: the prestigious National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys; the American Bar Association; the Master Lawyers section of the Michigan Bar Association and its probate and estate planning and elder law sections; President, Michigan Forum of Estate Planners; the Michigan Institute for Continuing Legal Education probate certificate recipient;, and the Marine Corps League.
Jack is an active contributor to his community. He is presently on the Boards of Directors of The Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Carl’s Family YMCA of Milford. He volunteers at the Highland and Milford Senior centers, and is the founder of the “Ask the Attorney” program at the Milford Senior Center. Jack is past president and a long-time coach of the Milford Youth Athletic Association, and was its’ liaison to the Youth Sports Institute at Michigan State University. He is a former head coach of Walled Lake Braves football; Lakeland Wrestling Club; former Cub Master, Cub Scout Pack 33, Milford; volunteer speaker and career job shadow participant for the Huron Valley Schools.
Jack is a guest columnist for Gannett Newspapers writing about estate planning and related subjects, and is a frequently requested speaker on these topics in the State of Michigan.
Jack’s law office is located at 334 Union Street, Milford, MI 48381 in the historic 1880 Bissell House. Phone 248-684-9742, fax 248-685-7800, cell 248-563-1561, and email: firstname.lastname@example.org. His practice is now focused on estate planning, Medicaid and Elder Law issues, and he is an accredited attorney with the VA for veteran’s benefits. Please view the firm website at:
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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2004||11/03/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peoples Choice "Best Lawyer"||Gannett Newspapers- Huron Valley area||2010|
|Principal||Law Office of Jack W. Bolling P.C.||2004 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|50 + Family Caregiving Advisory Committee, SchoolCraft College||Board Member||2010 - Present|
|The Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce||Board of Directors||2007 - Present|
|YMCA, Huron Valley||Board of Directors, Leadership Committee||2007 - Present|
|Michigan Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys||Member||2007 - Present|
|Michigan Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys||Member||2004 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Marine Corps League||Member||1975 - Present|
|Gannett - Milford Times||Does Everyone Need a Revocable Trust?||2009|
|Gannett - Milford Times||ESTATE TAX (AKA) DEATH TAX AND SOME PROPOSED ALTERNATIVES||2009|
|Gannett - Milford Times||Too Young to Have an Estate Plan? Think Again!||2009|
|Gannett - Milford Times and Google||MEDICAID A MISUNDERSTOOD and UNDERUTILIZED LONG-TERM CARE OPTION.||2009|
|Gannett - Milford Times||Oh Man, Our Kids are 18; What to do?||2008|
|Gannett - Milford Times||State's New Estate Recovery Law a Headache.||2008|
|Gannett - Milford Times||The Sky is Falling, the Sky is Falling.||2008|
|Gannett - Milford Times||Avoid Probate with a Living Trust||2007|
|Gannett - Milford Times||Medicare or Medicaid? Which is Which?||2007|
|Gannett - Milford Times||Estate Planning: Is There a Future?||2007|
|Gannett - Milford Times||Retirement Plans and Estate Planning: What You Should Know||2007|
|Gannett - Milford Times||ESTATE PLANNING.||2007|
|Michigan State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Michigan State University||Business Administration||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Women's Enrichment Day||Estate Planning||2010|
|True Blue University||Estate Planning||2010|
|Senior Expo||The Truth about Estate Planning||2010|
|Michigan Hospice||Estate Planning Concepts||2010|
|Continuing Education||Estate Planning||2010|
|Continuing Ed - Professional Development||Family Living- Caregiver Skills - Legal and Financial Issues||2010|
|Women's Enrichment Day||Estate Planning||2009|
|Senior Expo||The Truth about Estate Planning||2009|
|Continuing Education||Estate Planning||2009|