Do What’s Right Because It’s Right
- Asset Protection
- Estate Planning
- Advisory Services
- Business Formation
I believe in a world where people are focused on connecting and building relationships rather than facing each day in a constant state of worry, concern, and uncertainty. I believe that families should be secure and protected from the unknown. I believe that you should be able to protect your assets, business, and wealth using dynamic legal strategy so that people are protected from anyone trying not take what they have worked hard to build. I believe that having the right plan, strategy, and tactics creates peace of mind and expands wealth. Certainty will help enhance each day allowing people to focus on what is truly important to them.
A pivotal moment in my journey was when my father confronted an aggressive cancer diagnosis, abruptly halting the rhythm of our lives. Tragically, our family had not laid the groundwork for the challenging road ahead. The daily tumult of medical decisions, the demands of running a business, and the complexities of financial choices became an insurmountable ordeal due to the absence of a well designed plan. I thank God that my father ultimately triumphed over this illness that effects so many, however the ordeal illuminated the profound importance of having a plan in place, and since that time, I have designed my practice around helping families obtain certainty and security.
The birth of my first daughter ushered in a profound shift in perspective. My paramount responsibility became crystal clear: protecting her future. I pondered the unthinkable—what if I were not there to nurture her growth? It was then that I recognized the pressing need for a comprehensive family plan that would offer financial security, resources, and personal spiritual guidance if the unknown were to occur. That week, I diligently updated our family's estate plan, a decision that has since inspired me to help families take proactive steps toward safeguarding their futures.
My practice is more than legal work. I am a business strategist and asset protection specialist holding the certified asset protection planner designation. I help design dynamic plans that secure both families and businesses. I help guide businesses to profitability and scalability utilizing both legal planning and business operation guidance.
The significance of prudent planning, understanding the intricacies of debt, and recognizing the ramifications of a poorly executed strategy deeply inform my approach. Whether crafting a comprehensive estate plan or launching a new business venture, I firmly believe that meticulous preparation is the cornerstone of success.
At the center of my world is my beloved wife, Amy, and our two precious daughters, Natalie and Sasha. Rounding out the family is our Australian Shepard, Zola. Amy, is a dedicated Nurse Practitioner helping those in need with their mental health. She is passionate for helping people heal and overcome psychological and mental disorders. She is a retired Army Captain and served our great country with honor.
My professional ethos centers on forging enduring relationships with my clients, embracing an innovative "think outside the box" approach to my work. I am an eternal optimist, choosing to see the glass as half full rather than half empty. My unwavering commitment is to not merely meet but to exceed the expectations of each and every client, delivering results that truly matter.
Together, let us navigate the path of life with confidence, armed with robust plans and fortified connections. Your security, growth, and aspirations are my driving force.
- Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
- Honors: Eugene Krasicky Award
- Honors: Negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution National Team
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
- State Bar of Michigan
- Kalamazoo County Bar Association