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Michael Willis | Kalamazoo Business Organization Lawyer

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Michael Willis founded this firm with his brother, Shaun Patrick Willis.  Their father, Hon. Frank D. Willis, is the probate judge for Van Buren County, and Michael proudly carries on the family tradition in estate law by focusing his practice in estate planning, probate and estate and trust administration, and estate litigation.  He also has a concentrated practice in corporate law and business succession planning, along with real estate development and transactions.

Michael is registered as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois, and is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Michigan.  Michael received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.  He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.  Before forming Willis Law, Michael worked for Varnum, Riddering, Schmidt & Howlett LLP and Kerr, Russell, Weber, PLC.
Position Organization Location Duration
Co-Founder/Managing PartnerWillis LawKalamazoo, MIPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. Law School2000  
University of Notre DameB.A.N/A1996
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Florida2001
Michigan2001
  • -Lake Doster Development Co., Secretary and Treasurer
    -Jack H. Kelly Farms, Inc., President
    -Cpl. Christopher Kelly Willis Foundation, Co-President
    -Notre Dame Club of Kalamazoo, Committee Chair (former)
    -Friends of the Portage Senior Center, Vice-President (former)
    -Southwest Michigan Professional Network, Secretary (former)
    -Florida Bar Association
    -Michigan Bar Association
    -Kalamazoo County Bar Association
    -Christian Legal Society
  • -Michael is listed in the Best Lawyers in America.
    -Michael is listed in the Leaders in the Law
    -Michael is rated by Super Lawyers
    -Michael is rated as an AV® Preeminent™ attorney by Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review Rating.  This rating, according to Martindale, which has been rating lawyers for over a century, signifies that a lawyer has reached the heights of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skills and integrity.
    -In 2007, he was selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of Michigan's Up and Coming Lawyers, an award presented to only 6 of 40,000 attorneys in Michigan.
    -In 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013, he was selected as a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers.
    -In 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, he was listed in Marquis "Who's Who in American Law".
    -In 2009, he was selected by the Florida Bar as the President's recipient of the Pro Bono Service Award for the Out of State (49 states) Judicial Circuit.
    - Also in 2009, Willis Law, was honored by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a 21st Century Innovator for its value-based employee compensation system.
  • -Single-Member LLCs v The Member's Judgment Creditor: How Strong is the Shield?" The Michigan Business Law Journal, Vol. 29, 1, Spring, 2009.
    -Estate Tax and Gift Tax Law Changes for 2009 – What You Need to Know," Builder/Architect,, Vol. 19, 3, May/June, 2009.
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(2001) Licensed as Attorney in Florida. Verified with State Bar of Florida.August 18, 2014
(2001) Licensed as Attorney in Michigan. Verified with State Bar of Michigan.August 18, 2014

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Michael J. Willis
491 W South St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
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