Michael J. Willis J.D., C.P.A.
A Co-Founder and Managing Partner of our firm, Michael Willis focuses primarily on the practice areas of business and corporate law, estate planning and administration, and estate and trust litigation.
Michael is listed in the Best Lawyers in America, SuperLawyers and Leading Lawyers, is rated AV* Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review Rating and has received numerous other recognitions for his legal excellence. Along with his brother Shaun Patrick Willis, he proudly carries on the family tradition begun by their father, Hon. Frank D. Willis, Chief Judge in Van Buren County.
Michael serves on the Board of Trustees, and is Co-President of the Corporal Christopher Kelly Willis Foundation, which provides college scholarships to children who have lost a parent, or whose parent was permanently disabled in a combat zone. Read more about the Willis Foundation here (insert hyperlink to www.willisfoundation.net). He also serves on the Board of Trustees at Holy Cross College in Notre Dame, Indiana. His wife, Susan, and their six children, are the lights of his life. Together, they attend St. Monica church.
Shaun Patrick Willis J.D.
A co-founder and partner of our firm, Shaun Patrick Willis is a trial attorney practicing in business litigation, construction litigation, real estate litigation, United States Federal Court litigation for Western and Eastern District of Michigan, criminal litigation, arbitration, mediation and civil litigation. He is one of three attorneys in Michigan who is endorsed by the Michigan Association of Private Investigators and has been recognized by Super Lawyers in business litigation, criminal litigation, real estate litigation, and construction litigation. Shaun Willis has been named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Trial Lawyers under 40. Shaun Willis has tried several jury trials and bench trials to successful verdicts in several state courts and in the U.P. as well as in the Federal Courts.
Shaun serves on the Board of Trustees, and is Co-President of the Corporal Christopher Kelly Willis Foundation, which provides college scholarships to children who have lost a parent, or whose parent was permanently disabled in a combat zone. Read more about the Willis Foundation.
He is a licensed commercial pilot, an avid hunter and is also devotes his time to seminars for Developers, Architects, Manufacturers, and Realtors, and to teaching the legal portion of Concealed Carry classes. He and his wife, Corrina Maria Willis, are involved in the Kalamazoo community and volunteer on the Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Corporal Christopher Kelly Willis Foundation. They have 6 children, 3 boys, 3 girls, and attend Valley Family Church.
Benjamin Herbert J.D.
A partner at our firm, Benjamin Herbert is licensed to practice law in Michigan and focuses his practice on the areas of estate planning and administration, Medicaid planning and Lake Law.
When not providing outstanding representation to our clients, Benjamin enjoys spending time with his wife Jennifer and sons Tyler and Jay. He is active in our community through teaching at his church as well as volunteering. His passions including serving the Lord, fishing, camping and enjoying the great outdoors.