Jack W. Bolling, Esq. - Lead Attorney
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 at major companies: Georgia-Pacific; ADVO; Mead Corp.; and International Paper. Before that he was in law enforcement for 12 years, after brief service in the USMC. Jack taught Political Science and Criminal Justice at Schoolcraft College.
Elaine and Jack have been married 50 years and have been residents of the Milford area since 1978. They have 3 children and 8 grandchildren. Their daughter, was formerly in management with a Microsoft affiliate in Chicago but, now has the hardest job going - a stay at home mom! Jack and Elaine’s sons are both 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 Reserve Colonel, and is a Supervisory, Chief Immigration Judge. He is formerly a United States Navy and Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals Judge, and a former Assistant U.S. Attorney. He recently graduated from the National War College in Washington D.C. He is also very involved in coaching youth baseball.
Jack is a member of: The National Network of Estate Planning 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 he is past President of the Michigan Forum of Estate Planners and Michigan Conference of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is a past advisor/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 topics nationally. See the firms website to read some of his articles and the firm’s newsletters.
Jack is an active contributor to his community, past and present, including the Boards of Directors of the Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Carl’s Family YMCA of Milford. He volunteers the Wixom, Commerce, Dublin, 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 (uncontested probate) estate settlement, and veteran’s benefits.