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Sharon A. Burgess

Sharon A. Burgess

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Medicaid Qualification, Probate, Estate Planning

About Me

I reside in Frankenmuth, Michigan, and practice in the firm's Frankenmuth and Saginaw offices.  I specialize in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Business Organizations, Real Estate Law and Municipal Law.  I am a frequent speaker and seminar presenter on estate planning and elder law.  My practice in the field of elder law covers medicaid qualification, estate planning, Guardianship, and Conservatorships.


I have served on the Board of Directors for the Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council.  I am an active member in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Michigan Bar Association.   I am an active member of the Women Lawyers Association.  I am a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section and the Elder Law Section of the Michigan Bar Association.  I have served on the Board of Directors for the Covenant Health Care Foundation.  I completed the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's Probate and Estate Planning Certificate program and received a Certificate of Completion. I am also VA accredited. 


I have been married to my husband, David, since 1979, and we have two children, Michelle and Melissa.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Elder Law: 40%
    14 years
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Probate: 20%
  4. Medicaid Qualification: 20%

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Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Smith Bovill, PC

140 W. Tuscola Road
Suite B
Frankenmuth, MI, 48734-1548

Smith Bovill,A Profession Corporation

200 Saint Andrews Road
Saginaw, MI, 48638

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200106/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning CouncilMember2002 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2001 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MichiganTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2006
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor (Cum Laude)2000
Detroit College of BusinessN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude)1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Municipal Employee Retirement ServicesEstate Planning2007
UnknownElder lawN/A