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Apr 2018
April 11, 2018

Education & Commendations - Spring 2018

  • Sean H. Cook presented “Tax Reform Update” and spoke at the “Tax Reform Discussion” at the Family Office Exchange (FOX) Senior Management Council Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida, February 26-27
  • Daniel Borst presented on “Prenuptial Agreements After the Allard Case” to the Grand Rapids Bar Association, February 21 
  • Warner published its 2017 Diversity + Inclusion Annual Report, February 14
  • Warner introduced its new Legacy Matters blog directed at high net worth individuals and family offices. Visit: to read our blog series — and subscribe to receive blogs directly to your email.
  • Susan Gell Meyers was interviewed by Barron’s for a December 16, 2017 article on incentive trusts

  • James J. Steffel was elected Executive Partner for the Muskegon office in February 2018
  • Carl W. Dufendach was named Grand Rapids Trusts & Estates Lawyer of the Year for 2018 by Best Lawyers
  • Susan Gell Meyers was named Grand Rapids Closely Held Businesses and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year for 2018 by Best Lawyers
  • David L.J.M. Skidmore was named Grand Rapids Trusts & Estates Litigation Lawyer of the Year for 2018 by Best Lawyers
  • Partners Mark K. Harder and Susan Gell Meyers earned top writing honors at the Family Office Exchange Fall Forum

Trusts & Estates Education at Work

Did you know that Warner trusts and estates attorneys can educate your workforce? We bring our knowledge and experience to your business and can cover a range of topics tailored to your employees’ interests:
  • Charitable Giving
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Family Business and Succession Planning
  • Family Office Representation
  • Fiduciary Representation
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Tax Planning

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