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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 60%
  2. Elder Law: 30%
  3. Probate: 10%

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  • Douglas G. Chalgian

    John is my friend, my colleague and my mentor. I have practiced with him for nearly all of my legal career. He is the father of elder law and Michigan, and I can only aspire to live up to the standards he has established for all of us.


    Douglas Chalgian Elder law Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

1019 Trowbridge Rd
East Lansing, MI, 48823


MIActive And In Good Standing196405/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Lansing Best Lawyers Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2012
Super Lawyer selectionSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
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Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionN/AN/A
American American College of Trust and Estate CounselFellowN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysN/AN/A