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Mark K. Harder

Mark K. Harder

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Trusts, Probate, Wills & Living Wills

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Estate Planning: 25%
    29 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    29 years
  3. Trusts: 20%
    29 years
  4. Business: 20%
    29 years
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 15%
    29 years

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Contact Info

Warner, Norcross & Judd LLP

85 E 8th St Ste 310
Holland, MI, 49423-3528

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing199103/27/2015
WIGood Standing198603/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2010 Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year (Grand Rapids area)Best Lawyers in America2010
Thought Leader in the LawBusiness Review West Michigan2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionChair2012 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionChair Elect2011 - 2012
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionVice Chair2010 - 2011
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionChair, Uniform Principal and Income Act Amendments Task Force2009 - 2012
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionSecretary2009 - 2010
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionTreasurer2008 - 2009
American College of Trust and Estate CounselState Laws Committee Member2007 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Michigan chapter)N/A2006 - Present
SuperlawyersN/A2006 - Present
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A2006 - Present
Attorneys for Family Held EnterprisesBoard of Directors2005 - 2010
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionChair and Reporter, Michigan Trust Code Committee2003 - 2010
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionCouncil Member2002 - 2008
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionChair, Amicus Curiae Committee2002 - 2009
Attorneys for Family Held EnterprisesN/A1995 - Present
Family Firm InstituteN/AN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Education (Michigan)Estates and Protected Individuals Code with Reporter's Commentary2010
Michigan Bar JournalIntroducing the Michigan Trust Code2010
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalA Closer Look at the Michigan Trust Code: What's New - What's In - What's Next?2009
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalThe Michigan Trust Code: It's Organization and Structure2009
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalThe Michigan Trust Code: Some Things Old and Some Things New2008
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalA Report from the Probate and Estate Planning Section's Uniform Trust Code Committee2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawN/ALaw1986
University of Iowa College of BusinessEconomicsBBA1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
22nd Annual Drafting Estate Planning DocumentsDrafting for Uncertain Times: Dealing with the New Certainty in the Tax Laws (As Well As Life's Unknowns)2013
52nd Annual Probate and Estate Planning InstituteUniform Principal and Income Act: Best Practices for Process and Substance2012
The Michigan Trust Code's First Year: A Look Back & ForwardMTC Lessons Learned and One Year Update2011
Midwest Trust and Wealth Management ConferenceMichigan Trust Code Lessons Learned and One Year Update2011
51st Annual Probate and Estate Planning InstituteOne Year Later: Michigan Trust Code Lessons Learned (or Not)2011
50th Annual Probate and Estate Planning InstituteIt's Official: The New Michigan Trust Code and Its Key Provisions2010
October MeetingThe Michigan Trust Code: An Introduction for Attorneys, Accountants, Financial Planners, and Trust Officers2009
Midwest Trust & Wealth Management ConferenceWhat Every Trust Officer Needs to Know About the Michigan Trust Code2009
Conversations with the Commentator Video SeriesMichigan Trust Code: Conversations with the Commentator2009
49th Annual Probate & Estate Planning InstituteThe Michigan Trust Code: Some Things Old, Some Things New, Some Things Borrowed, Some Things To Do2009
47th Annual Probate and Estate Planning InstituteDrafting In Anticipation of the UTC2007
45th Annual Probate and Estate Planning InstituteIntroduction to the Uniform Trust Code - A Preview of Things to Come2005
Annual ConferenceSelecting and Working with Valuation Firms2004
Planning Techniques for the Taxable EstateTax Sensitive Trustee Powers2003