Alan J. Ferrara is an attorney with more than 34 years experience. Alan's primary practice areas include Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, Business Planning and Tax Planning. He has been a Member of the Firm since 1995.
Alan was admitted to the practice of law in Michigan in 1976, and received his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University and his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Michigan in 1973. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Member: Corporation, Finance and Business Law Section; Taxation Section and Employee Benefits Committee; Probate and Trust Law Section) and is also a member of the American Bar Association.
Alan is a former Board Member and President of the Financial Planning Association, Michigan Chapter. He has spoken before many groups on Estate Planning, Tax Planning, ERISA, Employee Benefit Law and Deferred Compensation. Alan also is a former Board Member and a past President of Walnut Creek Country Club.
Alan is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Pre-Eminent lawyers that have earned the AV Peer Review Rating, which shows the lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence, demonstrating that he has practiced law for many years and is recognized for the highest level of skill and integrity.
Alan is one of the authors of our firm blog, Plainly Legal