Fraser Trebilcock Attorney Marlaine C. Teahan was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2015 in the field of Trusts and Estates. She was also selected as a Super Lawyer for 2014 in the fields of Estate Planning & Probate and Estate & Trust Litigation. Additionally, Super Lawyers has selected Ms. Teahan for inclusion in the Top 50 Female Attorneys in Michigan, the Top 50 Consumer Law Attorneys in Michigan, and the Top 25 Female Consumer Law Attorneys in Michigan. Of the Top 50 Consumer Law Attorneys in Michigan, Ms. Teahan is one of only seven female attorneys included in the Top 50.
Ms. Teahan focuses her practice in the area of trusts and estates, working with individuals and families. She handles a wide variety of matters including: drafting wills, trusts and durable powers of attorney; trust and estate administration; guardianship and conservatorship matters; and probate litigation.
Ms. Teahan is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Council (ACTEC) and currently serves as the Secretary of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan and co-chair of the Ingham County Bar Association Probate and Trust Law section. Ms. Teahan has achieved an AV peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named in both Best Lawyer and Super Lawyer publications since 2010. She is the co-editor of "Trust Administration Under the Michigan Trust Code" (Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2010, 2012, 2013) and is a frequent lecturer for ICLE related to estate planning, the Michigan Trust Code, and trust and estate administration.
Best Lawyers© is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. The honor is awarded to only five percent of attorneys in Michigan. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Consumer Law area recognized by Super Lawyers acknowledges attorneys whose law practice focuses on individuals and families as opposed to business practices.