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Jon B. Gandelot, Founder & Senior Member

Jon B. Gandelot has been engaged in the private practice of law in the Detroit area since receiving his Juris Doctor degree from Wayne State University in 1969. He concentrates in the areas of estate planning, trusts, charitable planning and estate administration. He is a member of Wealth Counsel, a national network of estate planning attorneys, as well as the founder and past chairman of the Michigan Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys. Jon is a frequent lecturer in the areas of estate and charitable planning and asset protection law. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is a member of the Probate and Estate Planning section of the Michigan Bar. He has completed the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) Probate and Estate Planning Certificate Program. He holds the highest ranking (AV) for legal ability and professional standards by Martindale-Hubbell. Jon's past community involvement includes over 12 years as a member of the Grosse Pointe Board of Education, where he served as President five times. He served as President of The University of Michigan Club of Greater Detroit, and has served on the boards of Grosse Pointe Rotary, Rivertown Business Association, Detroit Historical Society, Chi Psi Fraternity Educational Trust, and The University Club. He is active at Grosse Pointe Memorial Church and is a past trustee and deacon of the Church. During July 2014 through June 2015, Jon will serve as President of the Grosse Pointe Rotary Club. Jon received his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Michigan in 1966 and is an unabashed Michigan fanatic. His charitable efforts on behalf of his undergraduate and law school alma maters have raised in excess of $40 million in contributions to the two schools. He is married to Lisa Mower Gandelot, has two adult children, one grandson and lives in Grosse Pointe Farms. His interests include fly-fishing, bicycling, woodworking, construction and historic preservation. He has been a guest lecturer at The University of Michigan and at The University of Michigan Flint and has taught estate planning to scores of insurance professionals, accountants and financial planners.

GANDELOT HARTMANN, Counselors at Law, assist clients within Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan as well as Harper Woods, Detroit, Saint Clair Shores, Grosse Pointe, Eastpointe, Warren, Roseville, Centerline, Hamtramck, Fraser, Clinton Township, Utica, Shelby Township, Macomb Township, Chesterfield, New Baltimore, New Haven, Washington, Romeo, Armada, Sterling Heights, Troy, Royal Oak, Southfield, Oak Park, Auburn Hills, Pontiac, Oxford, Metamora, Berkley, Lathrup Village, Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge, Ferndale, South Lyon, Ortonville, Dryden, Milford, New Hudson, Northville, Clarkston, Lake Orion, Madison Heights, Rochester, Birmingham, Bloomfield, Bingham Farms. We service all counties throughout Michigan, including Wayne County, Macomb County and Oakland County. We also coordinate the individual planning needs of our clients across the United States and internationally.



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