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.

Glenn’s expertise in these areas is extensive, emphasizing sound, practical advice, and creativity. He tailors his planning advice to each client’s specific situation to obtain the client’s goals and objectives, considering 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 both simple and 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.

Glenn 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 the administration process, the documents involved, and post-death estate planning opportunities.

Glenn 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, he also ensures that the various required filings and tax returns are properly prepared and filed with the appropriate authorities on a timely basis.

Glenn’s 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.

He 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.

Glenn 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 on estate planning and tax matters to both professional and layman groups. He 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, 1990 LL.M. Taxation
  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, 1985 J.D
  • Oakland University, Rochester, 1982 B.S.
  • State Bar of Michigan Probate, Estate Planning & Taxation Sections Member
  • Oakland County Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Sections Member American Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Sections Member
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®