DETROIT, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accomplished estate planning attorney Michael P. Witzke has joined the Detroit office of McDonald Hopkins as a member in the firm's Private Client Department.
Witzke comes to the business advisory and advocacy law firm with 25 years of experience practicing in the areas of estate and gift tax planning, financial planning, retirement planning, charitable giving, elder law, and business planning. He was previously with Witzke, Berry, Carter & Wander, PLLC as well as Butzel Long.
"Mike Witzke is an outstanding addition to our Detroit office and our national tax, benefits and wealth preservation team of attorneys," said James J. Boutrous II, managing member of the firm's Detroit office. "His expertise in estate, succession, financial, and retirement planning is a perfect fit for the complex needs of our clients."
A Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant, Witzke holds the Retirement Planning Specialist designation from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. He is also a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
Witzke earned his J.D. from Wayne State University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University. He is past president and past board member of the Financial Planning Association of Michigan, a member of the board of directors for Leadership Oakland, and a member of the planned giving advisory committees of Wayne State University and the Community House in Birmingham.
Michael P. Witzke can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248.593.2948.
About McDonald Hopkins
Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins has offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. McDonald Hopkins launched a Washington, D.C. subsidiary in 2013. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com.
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