Kate Ringler is an Associate at Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, and taxation. Ms. Ringler advises individuals as they consider personal, medical, and financial decisions in estate planning, especially when those decisions involve family members with special needs and protecting public benefits. Upon the death of a loved one, Ms. Ringler helps families through the estate administration process, ensuring that the estate plan is followed, and all legal requirements are met.

Prior to joining Dawda Mann, Ms. Ringler worked at BMO Harris Bank in Fiduciary Risk Management, where she advised the line of businesses on fiduciary responsibilities and compliance matters. As an expert on federal banking regulations as it related to the trust business, Ms. Ringler is well-versed in all aspects of trust administration and uses her experience to better protect her clients’ interests. tax planning strategies.

Ms. Ringler received her L.L.M. in Taxation from Northwestern University, and her Juris Doctor degree and Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina.

Kate L. Ringler


Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, LL.M. Taxation 2012

University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. 2011

University of South Carolina, B.A. Political Science 2008


State Bar of Michigan Taxation and Probate and Estate Planning Sections Member


“Electronics and Estate Planning” Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal Vol. 38 Winter 2018 No. 1, by Alan A. May and Kate L. Ringler

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 2014

Illinois, 2012

US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


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