Benjamin J Herbert

Benjamin J Herbert

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  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
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Summary

Benjamin J. Herbert, a partner with Willis Law in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is committed to helping people understand their rights and plan for their future. His practice focuses on competent, knowledgeable advice and representation in the areas of estate planning, probate, Medicaid planning and real estate law as well as elder law, estate and trust administration, and guardianship and conservatorship matters. Mr. Herbert’s client base includes young professionals, senior citizens, retirees, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations, among others. An attorney with diverse talents, his other practice areas include corporate law and water law, protecting the rights of lakefront property owners, resolving water rights disputes and estate litigation. Before joining Willis Law, Mr. Herbert began his career in his own practice in Richland, Michigan. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is licensed to appear before the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. Mr. Herbert graduated cum laude from Michigan State University and earned his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law. He also holds a certificate in probate and estate planning from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He has taught classes in Medicaid planning and asset protection as well as estate planning seminars designed for married couples, single individuals, widows and widowers, and young professionals. Mr. Herbert is dedicated to a variety of causes and pro bono activities in his community. He serves on the boards of directors for both the Alternatives Pregnancy Care Center and of the Christian Legal Aid Agency of Southwest Michigan. He is also a member of the Kalamazoo chapter of Ducks Unlimited, an organization dedicated to wetlands and waterfowl conservation.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Additional Practice Areas
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Water Law
Professional Experience
Partner
Willis Law
Current
Education
Michigan State University
B.A. | Economics
Honors: Cum Laude
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Michigan State University
J.D.
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Awards
Superlawyers Rising Stars
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Professional Associations
Alternatives Pregnancy Care Center
Board of Directors
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Christian Legal Aid of Southwest Michigan
Board of Directors
Current
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Kalamazoo Chapter of Ducks Unlimited
Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Willis Law
Blog
Kalamazoo Estate Planning Law Blog
Contact & Map
Willis Law
491 W. South Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
USA
Telephone: (269) 492-1040
Willis Law
648 Monroe NW, Suite 106
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
USA
Willis Law
203 South Niles
Paw Paw, MI 49079
USA