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Thomas E.F. Fabbri

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Birmingham

151 S. Old Woodward
Suite 200
Birmingham, MI 48009
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Education
J.D., cum laude, Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
B.A., with Honors, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
State Bar Licenses
Michigan
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. Tax Court
Super lawyers 2015

Thomas E.F. Fabbri

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Thomas E.F. Fabbri is a Member in Clark Hill PLC’s Birmingham, Michigan office. Tom works extensively with individuals on estate planning, probate, charitable planning, estate and trust administration and related tax matters. He is also frequently asked to represent beneficiaries or fiduciaries in complex estate contests and trust disputes. Tom also publishes articles on estate planning, tax planning, business planning, estate contests and trust disputes.

Tom has been named a “Rising Star” by Michigan Super Lawyers for 2016 and 2017 in the practice area of Estate Planning, an honor bestowed upon 2.5% of Michigan lawyers. Tom has also been recognized by DBusiness as a Top Lawyer for Trusts & Estates in 2014.  In 2013 and 2014 Tom participated as an institute member of the Community Foundation Professional Advisors Philanthropic Institute. Tom is also a member of the Detroit Executives Association, the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit and the State Bar of Michigan - Probate and Estate Planning Section. Tom currently serves as the Committee Chair for the State Bar of Michigan, Tax Section, Estates and Trusts.

Tom graduated cum laude from Wayne State University Law School. While in law school, Tom earned numerous awards for academic merit, including the State Bar of Michigan’s Award for Excellence in the Study of Taxation, Wayne State University’s Journal of Law and Society Best Editor Award, and Wayne State University Law School’s Bronze Key Academic Award.

Memberships
Community Foundation Professional Advisors Philanthropic Institute, 2013-2014 Enrolled Institute Member
Detroit Executives Association- Associate Member
Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning Section
State Bar of Michigan, Tax Section
Oakland County Bar Association
Wayne County Probate Bar Association
Newsletter Alerts
How to Break Through a "No-Contest Clause" in a Will or Trust in MichiganFor Me? You Shouldn't Have! - Legal Considerations for GiftingShe Did What With the Family Farm? - Top Ways to Challenge a Deed in MichiganA Guide To: Challenging a Financial Durable Power of Attorney in MichiganA Guide for Challenging a Joint Account Arrangement in MichiganA Guide To: How to Challenge a Trust in MichiganA Guide To: How to Challenge a Will in Michigan2017 Creditor Protection Update: Protecting Your Assets with a "DAPT"
Articles
"Get Your Claims In: An Overview of Pre-death Claims by a Fiduciary" By Thomas Fabbri and Nicholas Papasifakis in the Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Journal, Winter 2017"For Me? You Shouldn't Have! Legal Considerations for Gifting" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, Nicholas Papisafakis for JD Supra, August 2017"She Did What With the Family Farm? Top Ways to Challenge a Deed in Michigan" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, and Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, June 2017"A Guide To: Challenging a Financial Durable Power of Attorney in Michigan" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, and Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, April 2017"A Guide for Challenging a Joint Account Arrangement" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, and Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, March 2017"A Guide To: How to Challenge a Trust in Michigan" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, and Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, February 2017"A Guide To: How to Challenge a Will in Michigan" by Thomas Fabbri, Mallory Kallabat, Jonathan Martone, Nicholas Papasifakis for JD Supra, January 2017 Probable Cause Exception to the Enforcement of Will and Trust In Terrorem Clauses: Determining the Factors in Applying the Exception and Considering Opportunities for an Early Determination of Whether the Exception Has Been Satisfied - January 2013