- Probate and Trust Administration
- Probate Litigation
- Family and Domestic Law
- Business Formation, Transactions and Succession Planning
- Estate Planning and Tax Law
- Accounting and Legal Professional Liability
- Business Torts and Commercial Litigation
- Tax Controversy Counseling and Representation
- Non-Profit Organizations
- Election Law
New York University, L.L.M..
University of Detroit, J.D.
University of Michigan, B.A.
Super Lawyer: 2007-2017
For the eleventh consecutive year, Mr. Neilson has been selected as a Michigan Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of information for the legal industry.
“Planning puts you out in front. That’s where I like to see my clients. I work to keep them ahead of the pack.” – Jeffrey Neilson
One of the firm’s founders and a shareholder, Jeffrey T. Neilson is known nationally for his expertise in business counseling, estate planning and domestic and family law liability. His valued insights have been published in a number of national publications including Insurance Advocate and Small Business Opportunities. He received designation as a DBusiness Magazine Top Lawyer for 2010.
Mr. Neilson has more than thirty years of experience in matters relating to probate administration and estate/retirement planning, corporate and business representation and succession planning, election law, accounting and legal malpractice, non-profit organizations, taxation issues including tax controversies, family law, and probate litigation. This experience has been recognized by his appointment by the State Public Administrator to serve as a Wayne County Public Administrator who is frequently selected by the Judges of the Wayne County Probate Court to assume administration of decedent’s estates, guardianships and conservatorships.
Jeffrey Neilson also acts as a mediator of disputes involving probate, domestic and general civil litigation cases.Mr. Neilson has leveraged his specialized knowledge in business, estate planning, taxation and probate law to provide his clients with the added specialized advantage in their representation in trial court proceedings. He is a recognized expert in deftly handling and litigating sensitive areas of domestic and family law and has a proven track record in successfully handling the areas of probate and professional liability litigation.
Jeffrey Neilson is licensed to practice law in the states of Michigan, Nevada, and Colorado. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Probate Section; the Nevada State Bar; and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. In October 2011, he was appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court to the Attorney Grievance Commission.