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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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