Michael A. Dombos

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OVERVIEW

Michael A. Dombos, a life-long resident of Kalamazoo, earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from The Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Michael received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Albion College; and his Master in Arts Degree and Masters in Business Administration, both from Western Michigan University.

Michael’s practice is concentrated in estate settlements, estate planning, fiduciary law, guardianship and conservatorship, trust administrations, successions and decedent’s estates.

Michael holds a Certificate of Completion in Probate and Estate Planning Certificate Program issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and renews it annually and a Certificate of Completion in Elder Law Certificate Program issued by the Institute of Continuing Education, and renews it annually.

Michael is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Kalamazoo County Bar Association. Michael is also an adjunct faculty member at Western Michigan University where he teaches (Estate Planning) in the Haworth College of Business.

Michael actively volunteers with non-profit and philanthropic boards and organizations including the Kalamazoo Probation Enhancement Program (K-PEP), WMU Richmond Center for the Visual Arts, and Michigan Botanical Society.

Past volunteer involvement has included:  WMU Theatre Guild; Hospital Hospitality House of Southwest Michigan; Kalamazoo Bach Festival; Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA); Kairos Dwelling (Hospice); and the Vine Neighborhood Association.

Michael is married to Ann E. Soukup and has 2 sons: Andrew and Alex.

BAR ADMISSION

1993, Michigan

EDUCATION

Albion College (B.A., 1971); Western Michigan University (M.A., 1977; M.B.A., 1985); Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., 1993). Beta Gamma Sigma. National Scholastic Honor Society. Adjunct Faculty, School of Business, Western Michigan University.

PRACTICE AREAS

Estate Settlement; Estate Planning; Fiduciary Law; Guardianship and Conservatorship; Successions; Decedent’s Estates.

Michael A. Dombos

Michael_Dombos

OVERVIEW

Michael A. Dombos a life-long resident of Kalamazoo, earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from The Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Michael Received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Albion College, his Master in Arts Degree and Masters in Business Administration, both from Western Michigan University.

Michael’s practice focuses primarily on estate planning, estate (decedent’s estate) settlement, trust administration, as well as guardianship and conservatorship proceedings.

Michael is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Kalamazoo County Bar Association. Michael is also an adjunct faculty member at Western Michigan University (WMU) where he teaches the estate planning course in the Haworth College of Business.

Michael actively volunteers on a number of non-profit and philanthropic boards and organizations including the WMU Theatre Guild; Hospital Hospitality House of Southwest Michigan; Kalamazoo Bach Festival; Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA); Kalamazoo Probation Enhancement Program (K-PEP); Kairos Dwelling (Hospice); Kalamazoo County Probate Clinic; and Kalamazoo County Bar Association Finance Committee.

In the past, Michael had been actively involved with the Kalamazoo County Bar Association Board of Directors; Michigan Guardianship Association; Kalamazoo County Consortium; Kalamazoo Parks and Recreation Advisory Board; Friends of Historic East Campus; and Kalamazoo County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee.

BAR ADMISSION

1993, Michigan

EDUCATION

Albion College (B.A., 1971); Western Michigan University (M.A., 1977; M.B.A., 1985); Thomas M. Cooley Law School (J.D., 1993). Beta Gamma Sigma. National Scholastic Honor Society. Adjunct Faculty, School of Business, Western Michigan University.

PRACTICE AREAS

Estate Settlement; Estate Planning; Fiduciary Law; Guardianship and Conservatorship; Contested Wills; Successions; Descendants Estates