Wendy D. Kanar

Admitted to bar, 1998, Michigan; 1999, United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; 2000 United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


  • Juris Doctor, 1998, Loyala University Chicago School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, biophysics, 1995, Centenary College of Louisiana

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Elder Law
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Estate & Gift Planning

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Midland County Bar Association
  • Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council – Board of Directors
  • National Academy of Elderlaw Attorneys

Community Involvement

  • Great Lakes Bay Regional Ambassador, Steering Committee Member, and Curriculum Subcommittee Chair
  • Midland Area Chamber of Commerce – Governmental Issues Committee
  • Zonta Club of Midland – past President, past District 15 Leadership Development Chair, current member of 12 years
  • Arnold Center Incorporated – current member of Board Directors, Past Chair
  • Midland County Council on Aging/Senior Services of Midland County – past Board member
  • Cleveland Manor Incorporated – past Board of Directors member
  • Kiwassee Kiwanis Club – past Board of Directors member, current club member
  • AAUW Midland Branch – past Vice President for Finance
  • Midland County Historical Society – past member of Board of Managers
  • St. Brigid Church – Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Catechist, past member of Administration Committee
  • United Way of Midland County Allocations Panel
  • United Way “Ask the Lawyer” Volunteer
  • Midland County Probate Court Guardianship Reviewer
  • Legal Services of Eastern Michigan pro-bono attorney


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