Our Professional Team
- Jack W. Bolling, Esq. - Lead Attorney
- Amanda B. McAlear, Trust Funding Manager
Jack received his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law, and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Michigan State University and William Tyndale College.
Before becoming an attorney, Jack was a VP National Accounts and VP/General Manager working at companies such as Georgia-Pacific, ADVO, Mead Corp., Alco-Standard, and International Paper. Before that he was in law enforcement for 12 years, after brief service in the USMC. Jack also teaches Political Science and Criminal Justice at Schoolcraft College.
Elaine and Jack have been married 47 years and have been residents of the Milford area since 1978. They have 3 children. Their daughter, now a stay at home mom, was formerly in management with a Microsoft affiliate in Chicago.
Their sons are also lawyers. One son owns and operates The Bolling Law Group, PLLC. His practice focuses on family law, criminal defense, social security disability claims, and general civil law, and offers Jack's client families a full-service legal option. Plus, he is very active in youth sports coaching and administration.
Their eldest son is a U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Colonel, and a United States Navy and Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals Judge. He is also senior litigation counsel at the Thomas More Law Center whose mission is to: preserve America’s Judeo-Christian heritage; defend the religious freedom of Christians; restore time-honored moral and family values; protect the sanctity of human life; promote a strong national defense and a free and sovereign United States of America.
Jack is a member of: the prestigious National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys; the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; the American Bar Association; the Master Lawyers Section of the Michigan Bar Association and its Probate, Estate Planning, and Elder Law sections; the Michigan Institute for Continuing Legal Education estate planning/probate certificate recipient; the American Legion and the Marine Corps League; and he is past President of the Michigan Forum of Estate Planners and Michigan Conference of Estate Planning Attorneys and a past advisor and speaker for the Red Cross/Family Care-giving and Fifty-Plus Advisory Committee at Schoolcraft College.
Jack is a guest columnist for Gannett Newspapers writing about estate planning and related subjects, and a speaker on these and related topics nationally.
Jack is an active contributor to his community, including the Boards of Directors of the Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Carl’s Family YMCA of Milford. He volunteers at the Wixom, Highland, Commerce, Dublin, and Milford Senior centers, and is the founder of the “Ask the Attorney” programs at Dublin, Wixom, and Milford Senior Centers. Jack has many years in youth athletics, coaching and administration, and was liaison to the Youth Sports Institute at Michigan State University.
Jack’s law office is located at 1550 N. Milford Rd. Suite 204, Milford, MI 48381. His practice focuses on estate planning, Medicaid and Elder Law, trust and will (probate) estate settlement, social security disability, and he is an accredited attorney with the VA for veteran’s benefits.
Born and raised in the Huron Valley Community, Amanda is a resident of Milford. She was most recently employed at Farm Bureau Insurance working as an Account Specialist. She started her career at DaimlerChrysler Financial Services after graduating from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Amanda is married with 2 children. She volunteers at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Johnson Elementary and also helps out when needed at her family's local restaurants; Baker's of Milford, Highland's Comeback Inn and the South Lyon Hotel. Amanda enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and working out. Amanda has run several marathons and half-marathons!