• Ann Arbor
    Ann Arbor
    201 S. Division Street
    Suite 400
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    T 734-761-3780
  • Cheboygan
    Cheboygan
    229 Court Street
    P.O. Box 405
    Cheboygan, MI 49721
    T 231-627-8000
  • Detroit
    Detroit
    1901 St. Antoine Street
    6th Floor at Ford Field
    Detroit, MI 48226
    T 313-259-7777
  • Troy
    Troy
    201 W. Big Beaver Road
    Suite 500
    Troy, MI 48084
    T 248-743-6000
Go to page >
Go to page >
competitive drive
 

Erin K. Mendez

Member,Ann Arbor

T 734-930-2496F 734-930-2494734-930-2496

competitive drive
Practices & Industries
Education
  • Wayne State University Law School, LL.M.
  • University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.
  • Michigan State University, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
Overview
Ms. Mendez is a member of the High Net Worth Practice Group. She represents individual clients in connection with estate planning and taxation and the administration of complex trusts and estates.

Before joining Bodman, Ms. Mendez worked for nearly 20 years as a trust and estate administration officer in the wealth planning divisions of two major banks. In her most recent prior role, as vice president of the trust and investment group for a southeast Michigan bank, she managed more than 200 accounts including revocable and irrevocable trusts, estates, conservatorships, retirement accounts, and non-profit accounts. She has extensive experience resolving complex issues involving real estate, closely held businesses, and various investments, which often arise in the context of estate and trust administration. Ms. Mendez holds a master of laws degree in taxation and has helped clients devise and implement tax planning strategies and prepare Michigan and federal estate, gift, and fiduciary income tax returns.

She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan (Taxation and Probate and Estate Planning sections), the American Bar Association (Tax and Real Property, Probate, and Estate Planning sections), and the Washtenaw County Bar Association (Member and past co-chair of the Probate Section). She is a member of the Washtenaw Estate Planning Council and hold a certification in probate and estate planning from the Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Civic, Cultural and Community Activities
  • Washtenaw Estate Planning Council
Professional Activities
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Taxation Section
    • Probate and Estate Planning Section
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
    • Probate Section

 

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • Wayne State University Law School, LL.M.
  • University of Toledo College of Law, J.D.
  • Michigan State University, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
Professional Affiliations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association