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Christopher W. Smith

26211 Central Park Blvd Ste 200
Southfield, Michigan 48076
Phone: (248) 799-2711
Fax: (248) 799-9925
Elder Law Advisory Board Member
Practice areas: Probate/Estate Planning, Elder Law

Christopher W. Smith focuses his law practice on assisting older adults and individuals with special needs. He advises clients on a wide range of issues, including estate and long-term care planning, special needs planning, probate administration, Medicaid, Medicare, and related issues. Mr. Smith serves as secretary of the State Bar of Michigan's Elder and Disability Rights Section; serves as co-chair of the Medicare, Medicaid, and Health Care Advocacy Section of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; and is a member of the Special Needs Alliance. He earned his law degree from Indiana University-Bloomington, where he served as managing editor of the "Indiana Law Journal." After law school, Mr. Smith served as an associate in the business litigation group of an Indianapolis law firm. He was named a Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers from 2009-2010 and by Michigan Super Lawyers from 2012-2016.

Featured ICLE Contributions:

Counseling Clients About Online Charitable Fund-Raising (Top Tips in Ten Minutes)
Elder Law Certificate Program
Prevent Improper Hospital Discharges Under Medicare (How-To Kit)
Selecting a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (Top Tips in Ten Minutes)
Use Medicare.gov to Select and Review Medicare Plans (How-To Kit)
Elder Law Institute, 2nd Annual (Seminar)
Medicare Advocacy Update 2016 (Seminar)
Elder Law Institute, 3rd Annual (Seminar)
Probate & Estate Planning Institute, 57th Annual (Seminar)
ABLE Act (Seminar)