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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Wills: 20%
  2. Probate: 20%
  3. Trusts: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

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Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Benjamin Jay Herbert

    Michael Willis has my full confidence as an excellent attorney. Being an attorney in the same field, Michael is one of the few attorneys I trust completely and would hire to represent myself in any matter including estate and trust planning, estate administration, corporate and tax. You will not find a better attorney.

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    Benjamin Herbert Elder law Attorney
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  • Shaun Patrick Willis

    Attorney Michael J. Willis is the most talented estate planning lawyer that I know. His background as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) as well as an Attorney gives him an uncanny ability to understand complex and high net worth estates and provide the best planning advice available. Whether you need a Trust or Will drawn up, powers of attorney, your estate administered, a trustee to serve on your behalf, or you require someone talented at contesting a will or removing a trustee, or fighting for your in probate court, Attorney Michael Willis is your lawyer. Michael Willis advises several attorneys throughout Michigan and Florida with their estate issues, and he additionally completed my estate plan and did a top notch job.

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    Shaun Willis Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Willis & Willis PLC Attorneys and Counselors at Law

491 W. South St.
Kalamazoo, MI, 49007

Willis and Willis PLC

161 Ottawa Ave NW, Ste 407
Grand Rapids, MI

Willis and Willis PLC

203 South Niles St.
Paw Paw, MI, 49079

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200106/21/2016
MIActive And In Good Standing200108/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Willis Law - 101 Best and Brightest - West MichiganBest and Brightest2015
Willis Law - Nationally One of the Best and Brightest CompaniesBest and Brightest2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuperLawyers2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2010
President's Recipient Pro Bono Service AwardFlorida Bar and Florida Supreme Court2009
21st Century Innovator (Law Firm WWPLC)Michigan Lawyers Weekly2009
Marquis Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2008
Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
Up and Coming LawyerMichigan Lawyers Weekly2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyVarnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett2002 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Christian Legal SocietyMember2007 - Present
Association of Attorney CPAsMember2005 - Present
Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Florida BarMember2001 - Present
Michigan Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Kalamazoo County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Michigan Business Law JournalSingle Member LLCs and the Member's Judgment Creditor - How Strong is the Shield?2009
Builder/ArchitectEstate Tax and Gift Tax Law Changes for 20092009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolN/AN/AN/A
University of Notre DameN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Seminar on Wills, Trust and ProbateEstate Planning2009
Seminar on Your Personal Financial Future: Finding the Keys to SuccessEstate Planning2007
Seminar on Estate Planning and Business Succession PlanningEstate and Business Succession Planning2006
Seminar on Estate Planning and Tax ControlEstate Planning2005
Seminar on Living Trusts and Estate Tax IssuesEstate Planning2004
Seminar on Life Insurance TrustsLife Insurance Trusts2004