Walter J. Czechowski
I graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Wayne State University, With Honors, in 1973. I then began my legal career and met my current partner at Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State School of Law) in 1973, where i graduated in the top 10% of my class in 1976, with a Juris Doctor Degree, Cum Laude. I am a founding partner in the law firm of Bieber & Czechowski, PLLC, where I specialize in Probate and Estate Planning, Social Security and Divorce.
I am one of the few attorneys in Macomb County that has actually handled jury trials pertaining to contested Trust and Will matters. I have represented hundreds of clients in matters pertaining to Estates, Will and Trust Contests throughout the State of Michigan. I have collected millions of dollars for clients. I recently litigated and settled a trust contest in excess of $3,000,000.00.
I am often appointed by the Probate Courts as a Guardian Ad Litem or Attorney on disputed matters. I am often called upon to sit as a Case Evaluator, Mediator and Facilitator for both District and Circuit Courts in Oakland and Macomb Counties. I have also received referrals from attorneys throughout the State of Michigan, as well as Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Florida, California and Canada.
Mr. Czechowski is a frequent Mediator, Arbitrator/Case Evaluator in Oakland and Macomb Counties. Mr. Czechowski is legal counsel for many Michigan Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and Corporations.
AV Rating - Martindale Hubbell (highest Peer Review Rating for Ethical Standards)
Mr. Czechowski is on the Board of Directors of the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame, past Director of the Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce, a Member of the Macomb County Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association, Macomb County Probate Bar Association, and a past member of the Advocates Bar Association, Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, Polish American Bar Association, and American Association for Justice.
Mr. Czechowski is an avid golfer, and former Assistant Girls Golf Coach for Notre Dame Prep. High School and former Assistant Girls Basketball Coach at Holy Family Schools.
Arbitrator and Mediator/Case Evaluator, Oakland and Macomb Counties
Member, Board of Directors, National Polish Sports Hall of Fame
BRAG Member, Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce
Areas of Practice
- Estate Planning & Probate
- Social Security Disability
- Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan
- J.D. - 1976
- Honors: cum laude
- Wayne State University
- B.S. - 1973
- Honors: With Honors
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Macomb County Bar Association, Member
- Oakland County Bar Association, Member
- Macomb County Probate Bar Association, Past Member
- Advocates Bar Association, Past Member
- American Association for Justice, Past Member
- Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, Past Member
- Polish American Bar Association, Past Member
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