Trust & Estate Planning I JANUARY 7, 2019

Michael Beals Named Chair of Howard & Howard Trust and Estate Planning Practice Group

Royal Oak, Mich., Jan. 7, 2019 – Michael Beals has been named chair of Howard & Howard’s Trust & Estate Planning Practice Group. The announcement was made by firm President and CEO Mark Davis.

"Mike Beals and his team of corporate, tax, and estate planning lawyers and para-professionals have refined and expanded the capabilities and services of our Trust & Estate Planning practice," said Davis. "Mike has extensive background in corporate and business law, as well as in trust planning and asset preservation. He will leverage that multi-faceted experience in leading this important practice."

Howard & Howard’s Trust and Estate Planning practice designs and implements numerous strategies and plans which address estate and business succession, asset protection, wealth transfer, tax, privacy, retirement, and charitable donations.

Beals has over 30 years of experience providing legal counsel to privately-owned businesses and high-net-worth entrepreneurs.

He is a graduate of Michigan State University and Detroit College of Law, cum laude, (now Michigan State University College of Law). Beals was formerly an adjunct professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Beals has been named to Michigan Leading Lawyers for five years running and was selected as a “Top Lawyer” by dBusiness magazine.

About Howard & Howard:
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