Glenn G. Ross, a Member of Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC, focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, business planning, estate administration and related tax law.

Mr. Ross’ expertise in these areas is extensive, emphasizing sound, practical advice and creativity. Mr. Ross tailors his planning advice to each client’s specific situation in order to obtain the client’s goals and objectives, taking into account business succession concerns, family dynamics, the impact on the family now and in the future and the tax consequences of the planning options available. He advises clients in planning simple to complex estates, using wills, powers of attorney, patient advocate designations, lifetime gifting, various revocable and irrevocable trusts, charitable giving, family limited liability companies, shareholder agreements, and other various estate planning options and techniques.

Mr. Ross also has considerable experience in post death administration matters, including the administration of estates and trusts and related tax advice. He assists family members to help them understand, in simple terms, the administration process, the documents involved and post death estate planning opportunities.

Mr. Ross advises fiduciaries in their responsibilities and duties in the administration of probate and trust estates, both related to tax issues and carrying out the terms of the estate plan. As part of his practice, Mr. Ross also assures that the various required filings and tax returns are properly prepared and filed with the appropriate authorities on a timely basis.

Mr. Ross’ knowledge of tax law is an integral part of his estate planning expertise. He advises clients on estate, gift and generation skipping tax issues and related income tax issues.

Mr. Ross earned his J.D. from Wayne State University in 1985 and his LL.M. in taxation from Wayne State University in 1990. He received his B.S. from Oakland University in 1982.

Mr. Ross is active in the legal community, and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association and the Oakland County Bar Association. He also speaks to professional and other groups on estate planning and tax matters. Mr. Ross has also received a Certificate of Completion in the areas of probate and estate planning issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the probate and estate planning section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Glenn G. Ross


Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1990 LL.M.Taxation

Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1985 J.D

Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, 1982 B.S.


State Bar of Michigan
Probate, Estate Planning & Taxation Sections

Oakland County Bar Association
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Sections

American Bar Association
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Sections

Honors and Awards

DBusiness Top lawyers for 2021 and 2022

Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© – Trusts and Estates, 2020 – 2023

Top Lawyer: Tax Law – DBusiness, 2019, 2020

Top Lawyer: Trusts and Estates – DBusiness, 2016-2020

Listed in Leading Lawyer: Tax Law-Individual; Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law – 2019 – 2021

Selected to Michigan Super Lawyers list – 2017-2021

Peer Review Rated – LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell®