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Virginia A. Cardwell

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

Virginia joined Ferguson Widmayer PC in October 2015 and focuses her practice on estate planning, administration and probate litigation. Virginia received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan with Honors in 1989, and graduated from Michigan Law School in 1992. While she has enjoyed working in estate planning and probate throughout her career, she also has significant experience in a broad range of other areas including contracts and business disputes, family law, and civil litigation. Virginia has completed the Probate and Estate Planning certificate program at the Institute of Continuing Education in Ann Arbor.

Virginia has been a part time instructor at Washtenaw Community College since 2010, teaching the Wills and Trusts class. She has also presented the Wills and Trusts class at Borders headquarters, the Chelsea Milling Plant, and the Ypsilanti District Library. Virginia’s community activities include volunteering for the Professionalism in Action Program at Michigan Law School, judging the moot court competition at Michigan Law School, the Hoops to Heels mentoring program for the Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team, and volunteering for the 8th grade portfolio day at Scarlett Middle School.

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J.D., 1992
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    B.A. in English (with honors) and Economics, 1989