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Elizabeth Sue Graziano

Probate Attorney at Ann Arbor, MI

4.8   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2010
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Elizabeth

Learn Elizabeth’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Probate
    Probate Litigation; adult guardianships/conservatorship; contested proceedings; long term care; Medicaid planning; undue influence

  2. Estate planning

Please contact my office for a personal consultation. I will do my very best to help you achieve your goals.


Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices PLLC
250 W. Eisenhower Pkwy, Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI, 48103

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Posted by Karen | January 16, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Estate Attorney
My mother and I were very pleased with Mrs. Graziano's services. She gave specific and clear explanations as to why my elderly mother needed certain documents and guided us through the process of creating power of attorney, medical power of attorney, a pour-over trust and will documents. Both my mother and I feel much more at ease moving forward.
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Posted by Sandra | June 5, 2015
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Ms. Graziano kept me apprised through out my legal process. She was extremely communicative and responsive. Her professionalism and demeanor allowed met to put the slow legal journey in the back of my mind rather than ruminate on a daily basis. I always felt my interests were a priority. I would highly recommend Ms. Graziano.
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Posted by anonymous | May 28, 2015
Excellent lawyer and advisor
we just did our state planing which was relatively complicated and required lots of discussion and adjustments, she did all extremely well , on time on budget and we are very pleased. Thank you Liz.
Posted by Sally | May 21, 2015
Elizabeth Graziano was a life-saver for us.
When I met Elizabeth Graziano in 2013, the only member of our family still residing in Ann Arbor was my handicapped brother, supported in part by an ancient trust from our mother. When my brother had his first stroke, Elizabeth helped us get my brother's affairs in order, including meeting with him and helping him design medical directives. When my brother died in 2014, she was instrumental in helping us close his affairs, and she took over trusteeship of our mother's trust and closed it as well. All this was accomplished with truly amazing competence, sympathy, and efficiency. And it allowed us, the remaining siblings, to proceed with our own lives without having to spend a great deal of time in Ann Arbor. We feel deeply indebted to her, and we also feel that we have acquired a new personal friend in Ann Arbor with whom we want to keep in touch. We have highly recommended her to all our friends in Ann Arbor.
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Posted by anonymous | August 10, 2015
Real estate advice for first home purchase
I hired Liz to assist me in the process of buying my first home. She was very helpful in answering all of my questions about the process and reviewing the closing documents. It was reassuring knowing an expert looked over the mountain of paperwork that greeted me at closing! I would recommend Liz to anyone looking to buy a home.


  • Hourly Rates $ 260-280 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices, PLLC
  • 2020 - Present
  • Principal Attorney
  • 2013 - 2020
  • Associate attorney
  • Law Office of Andrew Muth
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Registered Nurse
  • Various Hospitals
  • 1982 - 1989
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  • Thomas M Cooley Law School
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis
  • BSN
  • 1986
  • St Lukes Hospital School of Nursing
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • 1982


  • Washtenaw Association for Justice
  • Secretary
  • 2015 - Present
  • Probate Section, Washtenaw County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Wasthenaw Estate Planning Council
  • member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Wasthenaw County Bar Association
  • member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Solo and Small Firm Section, Washtenaw County Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Member
  • 2013 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Award
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
  • 2019
  • Certificate of Merit
  • Cooley Law School - Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 2009


  • Res Ipsa Loquitor
  • Free Research Tools at our Fingertips
  • 2014

Speaking Engagements

  • Washtenaw County Probate Court annual training
  • Guardian ad litems
  • 2020
  • Constitution Day
  • 4th Amendment
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (2)
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Estate planning Attorney | May 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse Liz Graziano. She is a very well-respected attorney who practices in estate planning, elder law, probate, and trust administration. She is a tough but compassionate advocate for her clients, and she is well liked by judges, practitioners, and most of all, her clients. Additionally, she selflessly serves her community engaging in significant pro bono and community service. I highly recommend Liz Graziano."
Guardianship Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Graziano is able to utilize her extensive nursing background in combination with her impressive legal skills to provide the best legal advice possible on issues of guardianship and conservatorship"
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