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  1. Estate Planning: 75%
    29 years
  2. Business: 15%
  3. Real Property: 10%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Thomas H. Rosenhagen

    outstanding lawyer. I would highly recommend her to anyone with estate planning needs


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Contact info

DeMent and Marquardt, PLC

211 East Water Street Suite 401
Kalamazoo, MI, 49007

DeMent and Marquardt, PLC

211 Easr Water Street
Suite 401
Kalamazoo, MI, 49007



MIActive And In Good Standing198611/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Michele C. MarquardtTop Attorneys Hour Magazine2015
Michele C. MarquardtSuperLawyers2015
Michele C. MarquardtSuperLawyers2014
Michele C. MarquardtSuperLawyers2013
Michele C. MarquardtSuperLawyers2012
Superlawyer in Estate PlanningSuperlawyers2011
Superlawyer in Estate PlanningSuperlawyers2010
Fellow DesignationAmerican College of Trust & Estate Counsel2009
Superlawyers in Estate PlanningSuper Lawyers2009
Superlawyers in Estate PlanningSuper Lawyers2008
Top 100 Lawyers in AmericaWorth Magazine2008
Superlawyers in Estate PlanningSuperLawyer2007
Top 100 Lawyers in AmericaWorth Magazine2007
One of The Top 100 Attorneys in The U.SWorth Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Originating MemberDeMent and Marquardt, PLC1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bronson Health FoundationChairperson2013 - 2016
American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellow2009 - Present
Kalamazoo County Bar AssociationMember1989 - 2015
American Bar AssociationMember1986 - 2015
State Bar of MichiganMember1986 - 2015
Publication nameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education State of MichiganRevocable Living Trusts," Institute of Continuing Legal Education2013
BNA Tax Management PortfolioIncentive Trusts? Beware!2008
The Exempt Organization Tax ReviewGifting S Corporation Stock to a Community Foundation1990
Michigan Real Property ReviewSite Plan Review - Limits on Discretion1987
Michigan Real Property ReviewShare Loan Financing for the Cooperative Member1987
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of MichiganEducational PsychologyMA - Masters1977
Albion CollegeN/AA.B1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Probate Institute of the State Bar of MichiganTax Advantages and Protecting Client's Desires2015
Probate InstituteDrafting the Revocable Living Trust2014
Drafting SeminarUncapping in 2014 under Michigan's New Laws2014
Probate InstituteDurable Power of Attorney "Superpowers"2013
Probate InstituteMaking Sense of Trust Alphabet Soup2012
Probate InstituteThe Ultimate Revocable Grantor Trust2012