Craig S. Gerard serves as the lead attorney in the firm’s estate planning department. Mr. Gerard’s practice focuses on estate planning, probate and trust administration, and business planning. Mr. Gerard received a Certificate of Completion in the areas of probate and estate planning issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan in June 2007.
After graduation from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998, Mr. Gerard attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School on an Honors Scholarship. While in law school, he earned the Certificate of Merit in his Business Organizations and Entertainment Law courses. Mr. Gerard received his Juris Doctorate Cum Laude, with a concentration in Business Transactions in January of 2004.
He is a member of the Ingham County Bar Association as well as the State Bar of Michigan’s Probate and Estate Planning section. Mr. Gerard is a board member of the Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council, and is a frequent seminar presenter to business and community groups in the Lansing metropolitan area.
Away from the office, Craig enjoys spending time with his family. Craig is an avid golfer and enjoys outdoor hobbies such as hunting, fishing, and boating.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2004||08/04/2016|
|Associate||The Gallagher Law Firm, PLC||2007 - Present|
|Associate||Shea Law Firm PLLC||2004 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||N/A|
|Ingham County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Western Michigan University||Criminal Justice||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|