Jane A. Bassett

Jane A. Bassett

Managing Partner
Location:
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Phone:
734-930-9200
Fax:
734-930-9942
Email:
Attorney Bassett has practiced in the fields of elder law, probate, estate planning and LGBT law since 1994. She is a frequent contributor to the educational programming of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and numerous community organizations. She is an accredited VA attorney and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She is a graduate of Albion College, Eastern Michigan University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • 35% Elder Law
  • 35% Probate and Estate Planning
  • 10% Adoption/ARTS
  • 10% LGBT Family Law
  • 10% Fiduciary Services

Litigation Percentage

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1999

Education

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 1994
  • Albion College, Albion, Michigan
    • B.A. cum laude - 1982
    • Major: Music - Vocal Performance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2002 - Present
  • LGBT Bar/NCLR Family Law Institute, 2002 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • ELDRS of the Michigan State Bar - Council Member, 2013 - Present
  • National Family Law Advisory Committee to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, 2002 - Present