John E. Bos

Attorney Undue Influence Attorney
East Lansing Office

1019 Trowbridge Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823

About John

Known in our firm as our “Chief Mentor,” John Bos has been practicing estate planning and elder law since 1964.  It may even be safe to say that John is the Father of Elder Law in the state of Michigan.  However, nothing fills his chest with more pride than his 5 grandchildren and 3 children.  When he’s not pouring over legal documents or in a courtroom, you just may find John traveling the world with his wife.

Over the years, John has accomplished a great many things in the realm of estate planning and elder law.  He’s also received several awards and recognition of achievement:

  • Selected in Super Lawyers Magazine since 2007
  • Named Lansing Best Lawyers “Litigation – Trusts and Estates Lawyer of  the Year” for 2014 and 2017
  • Selected as a Leading Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Magazine since 2013
  • Named Lansing Best Lawyers “Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year” for 2012
  • Selected in Best Lawyers since 2009
  • Listed in Who’s Who in American Law
  • Graduate of The University of Michigan Law School
  • Served as Adjunct Professor for an Estate Planning seminar and Estate and Gift Tax Law class at U of M
  • Former Chair of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Michigan State Bar
  • Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • First Member of the George Cooney Society
  • Recipient of the Michael W. Irish Award in 2001
  • Author of several published works

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