Douglas McPhail

Douglas McPhail

  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • Michigan
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Summary

Doug McPhail has more than 28 years experience helping families, like yours, protect their estates from nursing home poverty, taxes and unnecessary probate expenses. Doug earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Mass Communications from Taylor University where he was active in student government leadership roles. After college, Doug enrolled at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law where he graduated with honors in 1988. Doug earned the American Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence in the area of professional responsibility and was published member of the University of Detroit Law Review. While in law school, Doug served as a summer intern and law clerk for John W. Whitehead and the Rutherford Institute, a nationally recognized non-profit organization known for the defense of civil liberties. After completing law school, Doug returned home to western Michigan and started his own law practice focused exclusively on estate planning and elder law issues. Doug is a member of Wealth Counsel, the Muskegon County Bar Association and the West Michigan Estate Planning Counsel. He has lectured locally and nationally on estate planning and elder law related issues. In addition to his professional pursuits, Doug is an accomplished artist and the proud father of 3 talented sons: the oldest, Cameron, is an officer in the U.S. Army Infantry; Thomas is a scholarship awardee to Candler School of Theology at Emory University; and, Taylor is a current student and academic All American wrestler at Alma College and was an All State Wrestler at Mona Shores High School.

Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Fees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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Education
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
J.D. (1988) | Juris Doctorate
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Honors: cum laude
Activities: Published member of University of Detroit Law Review
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Taylor University
B.A. (1984) | Political Science & Mass Communications
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan # P42267
Member
Current
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WealthCounsel
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Estate Planning & Elder Law Attorney
800 E. Ellis Road
Muskegon, MI 49441
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 968-1448
Telephone: (231) 799-4994
Fax: (231) 798-9000