Ryan C. Keenan JD, LLM

Keenan Law Counsel

Ryan C. Keenan JD, LLM

Keenan Law Counsel

Ryan C. Keenan JD, LLM

Keenan Law Counsel

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Ryan understands how upsetting it can be for a family member upon the incapacity or loss of a loved one, and he seeks to put their minds at ease about legal concerns so they can focus on what is important.  In particular, Ryan delights in helping all concerned be comfortable with the process of Medicaid or Veterans governmental benefits and satisfied with the time and costs invested in obtaining the same.  Having seen the impact on clients of poorly crafted estate plans, Ryan also offers estate planning services designed to minimize the risk of future disputes and the impact governmental assistance has on an otherwise viable estate plan.

For probate matters such as mental health proceedings, guardianships and conservatorships, it is necessary to have an attorney familiar with the law and comfortable with administrative agencies.  Ryan enjoys being able to provide experienced advocacy for his clients and being able to support them through an unfamiliar, sometimes overwhelming, process.  Ryan notes that many of his clients are from outside Ottawa County, and require an attorney they can trust with local matters; it gives him great satisfaction to lift a burden of worry off of their shoulders.

Ryan is frequently invited to speak to professionals and community groups about estate planning, elder law and disability rights.  In addition, he is active in may nonprofit boards and organizations.  When not practicing law, Ryan enjoys reading philosophy, boating, and working around the house with his son Caleb and a Great Dane named Izzy.


  • Wayne State University Law School, LL.M. in Taxation (2015)
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. cum laude with Corporate Concentration (2001)
  • University of Michigan, B.A. (1996)

Admissions to Practice

  • New York
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey

 Professional Affiliations

  • Certifications; Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Member; Michigan, New York and American Bar Association (Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Michigan L3C Network
  • Lake Michigan Estate Planning Council

Firm Description

LawCounsel was designed to focus on the client experience; from the first interaction with the firm to everyday communications in a long term engagement, our mission is to create efficiency and client satisfaction. We measure our success by the success of our clients.

We believe you should have the opportunity to get to know us before you decide whether to work with us. We also believe you have a right to understand what your legal options are in your unique situation and how much they will cost in advance. Contact us to schedule a complimentary initial consultation.

Trusts & Estates

Estate Planning
Asset Protection Trusts
Marital Agreements
Estate Administration
Special Needs Trusts

Elder Law

Exploitation & Abuse
Medicaid Planning
Veterans Benefits
Fiduciary Services


Decedents' Estates
Guardianships & Conservatorships
Mental Health Proceedings


Day From To
Monday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM


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Main Office

200 Veridian Drive
Muskegon, MI 49440

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