Sueann T. Mitchell
(231) 794-2409
sueann@ggtmlaw.com

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. 2013 magna cum laude;

Assistant Board of Editors – Law Review

University of Michigan

Memberships

State Bar of Michigan – Probate and Estate Planning Section; Updating Michigan Law Committee

American Bar Association – Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

Muskegon County Bar Association

Ottawa County Bar Association

Sueann concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, elder law, probate matters, real estate and business matters.

Experience

Sueann holds a Certificate of Completion in the areas of probate and estate planning issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

As an active member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section, Sueann stays current with newly passed and proposed legislation, as well as recent cases and the latest trends affecting her practice area. Sueann has additionally assisted the State Bar by volunteering to host a presentation warning local seniors about possible estate planning scams.

Sueann is a skilled legal analyst and writer and document drafter. As an extern with the Hon. David H. Sawyer, Sueann assisted the court with the drafting of several Michigan Court of Appeals opinions. Sueann additionally sat on the Assistant Board of Editors for Law Review.

Prior to practicing law, Sueann worked as a reporter for the Grand Haven Tribune and as a 9-1-1 dispatcher for nearly 10 years at Ottawa County Central Dispatch. Throughout law school, Sueann continued to work full time, dispatching at night, so she could attend school during the day.

In addition to her legal experience, Sueann regularly volunteers to assist the elderly and home bound in her community. Sueann is also a member of the Stewardship Commission and the Estate Planning Committee for her local church. Sueann’s legal skills and life experiences, coupled with her commitment to clients and attention to detail, allow her to provide excellent service and care to her clients throughout every step of the probate and estate planning processes.

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. 2013 magna cum laude;

Assistant Board of Editors – Law Review

University of Michigan

Memberships

State Bar of Michigan – Probate and Estate Planning Section; Updating Michigan Law Committee

American Bar Association – Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law

Muskegon County Bar Association

Ottawa County Bar Association

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