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John A. Nitz

Direct Dial: (586) 997-6446
Main Line: (586) 726-1000
Fax: (586) 726-1560

John Nitz is a founding member of the Firm and has served as a Director since 1984. John is Special Counsel to Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel.

John has represented numerous family-owned manufacturing and service businesses and has prepared estate plans and succession plans for many business owners. He provides estate and trust administration services, and serves as a trustee for numerous family trusts. John holds an "AV" rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded attorneys by their peers.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1968
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1968

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    J.D., 1968
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    B.A. with distinction, 1965

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Macomb Bar Association
  • Greater Detroit Financial and Estate Planning Council
  • Estate Planning Council of Macomb
  • Michigan Council of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Michigan
    – Business Section
  • Warren Consolidated Schools
    – Member of the Board of Education, 1970-1977
  • Warren/Centerline/Sterling Heights Chamber of Commerce
    – Director
  • Warren Consolidated Schools
    – Secretary and President
  • Utica Community Schools Foundation
    – Trustee
  • Warren Consolidated Schools Foundation
    – Trustee
  • University of Michigan Alumni Club of Greater Detroit
    – Director
  • Warren Rotary Club
    – President
  • Friends of the Octagon House
    – President
  • Leadership Macomb, Inc.
    – President and Director
  • Leadership Detroit, Inc.
    – Graduate
  • Leaders Advancing Macomb
    – Director
  • Detroit Athletic Club

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Sigma Alpha

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Press Room

Jul
24
John Bartley of the firm has been appointed a co-chair of the Titles and Conveyancing Special Committee of the Real Property Section of the State Bar of Michigan. Th… Read More
Jun
22
The firm is pleased to announce that Brian C. Grant and Scott R. Ruark have joined the firm’s litigation practice. Brian C. Grant focuses his practice in the… Read More
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Aug
16
By Donald P. DeNault, Jr. On July 27th, Governor Rick Snyder signed Public Act 112, which amends the Michigan Vehicle Code to allow soliciting in public roadway inte… Read More
Jul
18
By John D. Bartley On June 15, 2017 the Governor signed House Bill 4532 into law as Public Act 54 of 2017.  This law is made effective as of June 15, 2017 and provi… Read More
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