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Liam K. Healy

Phone: (734) 662-0222
Fax: (734) 662-8884

Liam focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, employee benefit planning, business succession planning, and real estate. Liam grew up in Ann Arbor and attended Community High School and the University of Michigan. He returned to Ann Arbor in 2006 after obtaining his law degree from Michigan State University and a Masters in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. Liam has successfully represented clients in will contest litigation, sale of business transactions, corporate mergers and liquidations, ERISA litigation, and tax controversy. He regularly advises small business owners and professional practices in maximizing retirement benefits through qualified retirement planning, and he is enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service as a retirement plan agent. Liam has completed the Estate Planning Certificate Program through the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and takes great satisfaction in advising University of Michigan employees and others in estate planning through his involvement with Hyatt Legal Plans.

Liam identifies heavily with the Ann Arbor area and its residents and is deeply committed to maintaining lasting relationships with individual and business clients in the community. Liam enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time at home with his family in Scio Township.

Published Works

  • Powerless: The Problem of Meinhoudt and the Much Needed Michigan Power of Attorney Act, Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal, Vol. 26: No. 3 (Summer, 2007)
  • Co-Author: Is it RIP for RAP in Michigan? Notes and Observations on the Michigan Personal Property Trust Perpetuities Act, Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Journal, Vol. 28: No. 1 (Winter, 2008)
  • Back to Basics: Applying Qualified Plan Limits to Non-Calendar Years, Michigan Tax Lawyer, Vol. XXXVI: Issue 1 (Winter, 2010)
  • In Re: Chilton and the Continuing Question of the Inherited IRA Bankruptcy Exemption in Michigan, Michigan Tax Lawyer, Vol. XXXVII: Issue 3 (Fall, 2011)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • ARAG
  • HYATT Legal Plan
  • Completion of Estate Planning Certificate Program, ICLE
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Taxation Section, Employee Benefits Committee
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
    Taxation Section (Co-Chair, present)
    Probate & Estate Planning Section (Chair, 2011-2013)
    Probate & Estate Planning Section (Co-Chair, 2010-2011)

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Employee Benefits
  • Taxation
  • Probate Administration
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2001
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2002

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    J.D., 1999
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    LL.M., Taxation, 2000
  • University of Michigan
    B.A., English, 1995