Joel is an attorney in our Private Client group. He represents clients in the administration of estates and trusts of all sizes, including the investment of liquid assets and the administration of real estate investments and closely-held businesses. He offers a complete estate-planning package, which includes planning for divorce, retirement, disability, and death while mitigating taxes and other liabilities and preserving wealth for the future. Working with individuals, families, and business owners, Joel is committed to helping his clients make the right arrangements now to preserve and protect wealth in the future.


  • Recipient, Best Lawyers in America, (20112023)

All Service Areas


  • University of Michigan Law School (1968)

    cum laude 

    Order of the Coif

  • University of Michigan (1965)

    B.A. Business Administration


  • State - Michigan
  • Federal - Eastern District of Michigan

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan


  • Oakland County Bar Association


Community Involvement

• Adat Shalom Synagogue, Board of Trustees
• Detroit Institute of Arts, Robert H. Tannahill Estate Planning Council