Attorney Chris Matthysse Elected as Shareholder of Law Weathers
Law Weathers is pleased to announce that Chris Matthysse has been elected as a Shareholder of the firm. Chris is a member of the firm’s estate planning practice group, and specializes in trusts, estate planning, estate and gift taxation, probate, will and trust contests and elder law.
“Chris joined the firm in 2007, and since then he has distinguished himself as extremely knowledgeable and strategic in offering counsel and advice to our clients,” said John Huff, head of the estate planning practice group. “We are proud to honor his accomplishments and have every confidence in his continued ability to contribute to the success of our firm.”
Practicing law for more than 12 years, Chris received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business/Communication Arts and Sciences from Calvin College in 1995, and his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law in 1999.
Chris is a member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan in the Probate and Estate Planning and Real Property Law sections. He was listed in SuperLawyers® Michigan Rising Stars in 2011, for the third year in a row. SuperLawyers is a peer-reviewed, independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
About Law Weathers
Law Weathers provides legal counsel and representation to businesses, individuals and local governments. Founded in 1868, the firm’s distinguished alumni include former President Gerald R. Ford, Philip Buchen (White House Legal Counsel to the Ford Administration), and Julius Amberg (counsel to World War II-era Secretary of War Henry Stimson). Law Weathers has been recognized by Corporate Board Member magazine as one of the top corporate law firms in its area, and by the Michigan Business & Professional Association as one of “West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Places To Work For.” Visit www.lawweathers.com for more information or call 616.459.1171.