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Sharon A. Burgess

Elder law Attorney at Frankenmuth, MI

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2001
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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I reside in Frankenmuth, Michigan, and practice in the firm's Frankenmuth and Saginaw offices.  I specialize in Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Business Organizations, Real Estate Law and Municipal Law.  I am a frequent speaker and seminar presenter on estate planning and elder law.  My practice in the field of elder law covers medicaid qualification, estate planning, Guardianship, and Conservatorships.

I have served on the Board of Directors for the Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council.  I am an active member in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the Michigan Bar Association.   I am an active member of the Women Lawyers Association.  I am a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section and the Elder Law Section of the Michigan Bar Association.  I have served on the Board of Directors for the Covenant Health Care Foundation.  I completed the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's Probate and Estate Planning Certificate program and received a Certificate of Completion. I am also VA accredited. 

I have been married to my husband, David, since 1979, and we have two children, Michelle and Melissa.


Smith Bovill, PC
140 W. Tuscola Road
Suite B
Frankenmuth, MI, 48734-1548
Smith Bovill,A Profession Corporation
200 Saint Andrews Road
Saginaw, MI, 48638
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Posted by Sandy | June 15, 2015
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My husband and I have done our estate planning with Sharon. She seemed very knowledgeable and worked diligently to keep us "on task". I would highly recommend her or anyone looking to make a will and/or trust.


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  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2006
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor (Cum Laude)
  • 2000
  • Detroit College of Business
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude)
  • 1998


  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present

Speaking Engagements

  • Municipal Employee Retirement Services
  • Estate Planning
  • 2007
  • Unknown
  • Elder law
  • N/A

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Frankenmuth Elder law Lawyer Sharon A. Burgess
Sharon A. Burgess
Elder law Attorney
Frankenmuth, MI
Licensed for 23 years