TROY, Mich., Oct. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Julius H. Giarmarco has been named as a 2017 Best Lawyer in America in the area of Trusts and Estates.
Mr. Giarmarco is chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Julius received his law degree from Wayne State University, and his master of laws from New York University. He is licensed to practice law in both Michigan and New York. Julius’ primary practice areas include estate planning, business succession planning, wealth transfer planning, and life insurance applications. He is a former instructor in both the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) programs.
Mr. Giarmarco also lectures frequently on a national basis, including speeches before the American Law Institute – American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), the International Forum, the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU), the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the Life Insurance and Market Research Association (LIMRA), the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Strafford CLE Webinars, and numerous life insurance companies, brokerage firms and trade associations.
Mr. Giarmarco has published a number of articles on estate planning appearing in professional journals such as the Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal (BNA), The Practical Tax Lawyer (ALI-ABA), the Journal of Practical Estate Planning (CCH), the Journal of Financial Service Professionals, the Michigan Bar Journal, and Advisor Today magazine. He is also the author of the nationally-acclaimed brochure, The Five Levels of Estate Planning, and is a featured columnist on estate planning topics for producersweb.com. He is the author of the chapters on succession planning in Advising Closely Held Businesses in Michigan and The Michigan Business Formbook published by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE).
Mr. Giarmarco has been selected by his peers as a Michigan “Super Lawyer” in estate planning; “Leading Lawyers” in Trust, Will and Estate Planning Law; as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” in Trusts and Estates; and as a “Top Lawyer” by dbusiness magazine. He also enjoys the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell.
Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. ranks as the 12th largest law firm in Michigan. Founded over 40 years ago and located in Troy, Michigan, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is a full service law firm with 66 attorneys. GMH has been recognized as a Top Tier Law Firm in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. Additional recognitions include Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Place to Work and Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
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