Jim Thomas is one of only seventeen Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation in the State of Michigan and is a member of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys. Jim has practiced elder law for 7 years and focuses his practice on: Elder Law, Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning, Veterans’ Benefits, Probate and Asset Protection. Jim is a member of the Florida Bar and Michigan Bar Association, including the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section, the Probate and Estate Planning Section and the Taxation Section. Additionally, Jim is a member of ElderCounsel, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the American Bar Association, the Saginaw County Bar Association, is a Partner member of ElderCare Matters Alliance, the National Care Planning Council and is an accredited VA attorney by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Jim also holds 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. He is also an Accredited Estate Planner® by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils. Furthermore, Jim is a member of the Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council and was recently elected to the Board of Directors. He was also recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chapter of NAELA.
Jim Thomas is a graduate of Alma College and received his law degree from Florida State University College of Law. Additionally, Jim received his LL.M. (Masters of Law) in Taxation from the University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law.
The Law Office of Carol M. Thomas was founded by Carol M. Thomas in 1998, and today has grown into a family firm, where Carol works alongside her son Jim Thomas and her daughter-in-law Daron Kaye Thomas.
At the Law Office of Carol M. Thomas, we practice Estate Planning and Elder Law. What sets us apart from other law firms is our impeccable credentials and commitment to this specialized area of the law. This is a complicated field; contact our office to be sure you get the right advice.
Tell us about your special needs issue and we will put you in touch with Jim Thomas JD, LL.M. (tax), CELA, AEP