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Constance L. Brigman

Constance L. Brigman

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Elder Law, Probate

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    14 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    14 years
  3. Elder Law: 25%
    14 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-225/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Law Ofc of Constance L. Brigman, P.C.

1416 44th Street SW Suite B
Wyoming, MI, 49509

Law Office of Constance L. Brigman, P.C.

2828 Kraft Ave. SE Suite 171
Grand Rapids, MI, 49512

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200008/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer - Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2013
Trusts and EstatesPeer selected for publication in "Best Lawyers in America"2012
Certificate of Merit - Law Practice ManagementThomas M. Cooley Law School2000
Certificate of Merit - Law PracticeThomas M. Cooley Law School1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentLaw Ofc of Constance L. Brigman, P.C.2001 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Appointed MemberMichigan Supreme Court Forms Committee, Guardianships2012 - 2013
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning Section, Court Rules and Forms CommitteeMember2012 - 2013
State Bar of Michigan Probate SectionLiaison to the Supreme Court Administrative Office2012 - 2013
Probate and Estate Planning Council, Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of MichiganElected Member Sept. 2010 to Sept. 20132010 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning Section, Guardianships and Conservatorships CommitteeChairperson2008 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Elder Law and Disability Rights SectionMember2001 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionMember2001 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalMedicaid Liens in Estate Recovery2012
Michigan Guardianship and Conservatorship HandbookEstablishing Guardianships in Michigan, Chapter 22012
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalWhat Guardians Need to Know About Withholding and Witdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment2011
Caregiver Resource Network101 Things You Must Know2010
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalThe Accidental Patient Advocate2009
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalGet the Inventory Right2008
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalLifetime Lawsuit: Intentional Interference with a Gift or Inheritance2007
Taxes - The Tax MagazineCharitable Contributions: Special Deductions Available to Corporations2003

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Grand Valley State University, Seidman School of BusinessTaxationM.S.T.2006
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor cum laude2000
Mercer UniversityB.A.English1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lost in Translation ConferenceFamily Consent - Proposed Bill2012
Fundamentals of Estate PlanningPlanning for Joint Property and Non-Probate Transfers2011
51st Annual Probate & Estate Planning InstituteModerator for Guardianship and Conservatorship Track2011
51st Annual Probate & Estate Planning InstituteTransferring a Foreign Guardianship to Michigan2011
Thomas M. Cooley Intra-School Moot Court CompetitionExamine and score oral arguments2010
Michigan High School Mock Trial TournamentJudged trial skills and scored competitors2010
ABA Law Students Spring Meeting 6th CircuitLeadership skills2010