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Pursuing Michigan David Platt
David Platt

David Platt

A good neighbor, who happens to be a good attorney

42 years of experience

Probate, Estate Planning, Business Law



David M. Platt has more than 38 years of experience as an estate planning and business attorney. David concentrates his law practice in the areas of estate planning and administration, probate litigation, pre and post nuptial agreements, real estate and business entity formation. He assists clients in the preparation of wills, trusts, family cottage limited partnerships, as well as providing counsel to minimize income and estate taxes. David frequently speaks and writes on estate planning and business matters for financial planners, accountants and attorneys, as well as the general public. He is an adjunct professor of law at the Michigan State University College of Law, and is the author of several publications. David has been recognized for his work in estate planning and probate by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine (2012-2018) and Best Lawyers In America® (2006-2018). He also holds the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Prior to moving to Sanibel, David was a shareholder at Farhat and Story, P.C. in East Lansing and Fraser Trebilock in Lansing, Michigan. View More ›

Practice Area

Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests,
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills,
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,


Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

J.D. (1980) | Law

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Michigan State University


Michigan State University
Michigan State University

B.A. (1975)

Michigan State University

Professional Associations

Michigan State Bar # 31184



Michigan State Bar  # 31184

Websites & Blogs


Lansing Address
1003 N. Washington Ave. Lansing, MI 4906
Telephone: (517) 282-1000
Bonita Address
9990 Coconut Rd. Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Telephone: (239) 910-7177
2427 Periwinkle Way Ste. B Sanibel, FL 33957
Telephone: (239) 472-5400

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