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Brett A. Howell

Elder law Attorney at Grand Blanc, MI

5.0   1 review

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Practice areas
  1. Elder law
    32%
    Medicaid planning, Veteran's Benefits planning, etc.

    21 years, 2,500 cases

  2. Estate planning
    32%
    Trusts, wills, durable powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, trust administration, etc.

    23 years, 2,000 cases

  3. Probate
    31%
    Probate estates, guardianships, conservatorships, etc.

    21 years, 500 cases

  4. Medicaid and medicare
    5%

     Brett is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and has been helping his clients for over 20 years.  He is the owner of The Elder and Estate Planning Law Firm, P.L.L.C. located at 8285 S. Saginaw Street in Grand Blanc.  As the firm name suggests, his practice is dedicated exclusively to assisting clients with their estate planning and elder law needs, such as Medicaid planning, trusts, wills, Veterans Benefits planning, guardianship, conservatorships and probate estate or trust administration.

     

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Licensed for 30 years
State MI
Status Active And In Good Standing
Acquired 1992
Updated 10/06/2022

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

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Brett A. Howell
8285 S Saginaw St Ste 100
Grand Blanc, MI, 48439

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Posted by BRUCE | February 24, 2011
BRUCES' REVIEW
BRETT IS HELPING MAKE MY WIFES STAY IN A NURSING HOME AFFORDABLE. HE HAS SAVED ME AT A VERY DIFFICULT AND STRESSFUL TIME IN MY LIFE. HIS LEGAL AIDE KELLY IS VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND HELPED BY TALKING TO MERRILL LYNCH AND VANGUARD FOR ME TO GET FUNDS TRANSFERED CORRECTLY.(THEY WERE MAKING IT VERY DIFFICULT FOR ME)

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AVVO RATING 7.5 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • The Elder and Estate Planning Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2003 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Strategic Legal Services
  • 2002 - 2003
  • Partner
  • Einheuser & Howell, P.C.
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Attorney
  • James, Dark & Brill
  • 1993 - 2000
  • Law Clerk
  • Kalamazoo County Circuit Court
  • 1992 - 1993
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Education

  • University of Detroit School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Michigan State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1988

Legal Cases

  • Medicaid qualification of married client
  • Medicaid approval by Michigan Dept. of Human Services

Associations

  • Genesee County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Genesee County Bar Association, Probate Committee
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • National Elder Law Foundation
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney
  • 2006 - Present
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • 2002 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Graduate
  • Veterans Benefit Institute
  • 2008
  • Accreditation
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 2008

Publications

  • Probate Court Contested Matters & Non-Jury Trial Seminar
  • Trial Procedure Overview
  • 2009
  • Special Needs Trusts and Medicaid Update
  • Probate Court Practice Seminar
  • 2008
  • Representing the Elderly or Disabled Client in Michigan
  • Medicaid Planning
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

  • Probate Court Contested Matters & Non-Jury Trial Seminar
  • Trial Procedure Overview
  • 2009
  • Probate Court Practice Seminar
  • Special Needs Trusts and Medicaid Update
  • 2008
  • Representing the Elderly or Disabled Client in Michigan
  • Medicaid Planning
  • 2004

Attorney endorsements

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Elder law Attorney | Oct 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brett is an excellent attorney. I have referred clients to him for assistance with estate planning particularly when it deals with elder care issues. My clients were very satisfied after consulting with Brett and I was too. He is very patient, understanding and attentive to client's needs. I highly recommend Brett."
Elder law Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer without any reservation whatsoever. Brett is an outstanding elder law attorney. I have complete trust is his ability, his legal knowledge, and his honesty. Not only is he one of the best elder law and estate planning attorneys I know, he is also among the most ethical and is guided by his faith. Brett is a person whose presence in the legal profession makes it better. I have no doubt that if you are considering hiring Brett, you will be satisfied with the service he provides and the skills he brings to help you and your family. I often call Brett when I have difficult elder law questions. I am honored to have the opportunity to publicly profess my confidence in Brett and my endorsement of him."
Grand Blanc Elder law Lawyer Brett A. Howell
Brett A. Howell
Elder law Attorney
Grand Blanc, MI
Licensed for 30 years