Julius H. Giarmarco
Voted the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Trusts and Estates in Troy

Julius H. Giarmarco, Chair of the Trust and Estate Planning Group of Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C., has been selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2023 and named “Lawyer of the Year” for Trusts and Estates in Troy. In 2023, only the top 5.3 percent of all practicing lawyers in the U.S. were selected by their peers for inclusion in the guide.

Mr. Julius H. Giarmarco, J.D., LL.M., is chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Julius received his law degree from Wayne State University and his Master of Laws from New York University. He is licensed to practice law in both Michigan and New York. Julius’ primary practice areas include estate planning, business succession planning, wealth transfer planning, asset protection planning, and life insurance applications.

Julius has published several articles on estate planning appearing in professional journals such as the Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal (BNA), The Practical Tax Lawyer (ALI-ABA), the Journal of Practical Estate Planning (CCH), the Journal of Financial Service Professionals, the Michigan Bar Journal and Advisor Today magazine. He is also the author of the nationally acclaimed brochure, The Five Levels of Estate Planning, and is the author of the chapters on Succession Planning in Advising Closely Held Businesses in Michigan and The Michigan Business Formbook published by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE).

Julius lectures frequently on a national basis, including speeches before the American Law Institute – American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), The Michigan State Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the International Forum, the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU), the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the Life Insurance and Market Research Association (LIMRA), the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Strafford CLE Webinars and numerous life insurance companies, financial institutions and trade associations.

Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. ranks as Michigan’s 12th largest law firm.  Founded over 45 years ago and located in Troy, and Lansing, Michigan, Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C. is a full-service law firm with more than 60 attorneys.  GMH has been recognized as a Top Tier Law Firm in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.  Additional recognitions include Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Place to Work and Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces.