Rosemary H. Buhl

Rosemary Howley Buhl

Shareholder

Rosemary Howley Buhl is a shareholder with Buhl Little, Lynwood & Harris, PLC and practices in the areas of elder law, long-term care planning, estate planning, special needs planning and estate and trust administration. Ms. Buhl is a past chairperson of the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the State Bar of Michigan and is vice president of the Michigan Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program. She currently serves as co-chairperson of the Ingham County Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section and as a board member of the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She is a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. In addition, Ms. Buhl is a past president of both the Michigan Society of Gerontology and the Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council. Ms. Buhl earned her certificate of completion from ICLE and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan in the areas of probate and estate planning. She was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2010-2014, was selected in 2015 as a Fellow by the Michigan State Bar Foundation, was a recipient of the Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Award presented by Elder Law of Michigan in 2015, and in 2016 was honored as a member of Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly Michigan Women in the Law. She is a frequent speaker on estate planning, elder law, long-term care planning, and Medicaid eligibility.

Rosemary lives with her husband Andy and their children in East Lansing.

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Long Term Care Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Trust Administration

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2004
Michigan State University, B.S., 1997 

Community Service

  • Volunteer Coach, Youth Basketball, East Lansing Recreation & Arts, 2011-Present
  • Volunteer Coach, Youth Softball, East Lansing Softball Club, 2015
  • Board Member, East Lansing Amateur Softball Club, 2015
  • Planning Committee Member, Be A Santa To a Senior, 2014-Present
  • Lifetime Member, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish
  • Member, Parish Education Council, St. Thomas Aquinas School, 2015-Present
  • Advisory Board Member, Foster Grandparent Program, 2009-2011

Professional Associations & Honors

State Bar of Michigan, Admitted November, 2004
  • Elder Law and Disability Rights Section, Chair, 2013-2014
  • Probate and Estate Planning Section, Member, 2004-Present
  • Certificate of Completion from the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan in the areas of Probate and Estate Planning
Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council
  • President, 2007-2008
  • Member, 2004-Present
Capital Area Aging Network
  • Member, 2006-Present
Catholic Lawyer’s Guild of Lansing
  • Member, 2004-Present

Listed in Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine—Rising Stars Edition, 2010-2014.
Recipient, Call to Justice Award, presented by Elder Law of Michigan, 2015
Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation, 2015

Ingham County Bar Association
  • Probate and Trust Section, Co-Chair, 2012-Present
Michigan Medicare
  • Medicaid Assistance Program, Vice President, 2013-Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member, 2005-Present
Michigan Society of Gerontology
  • President, 2010-2012
The State Court Administrative Office's Forms Committee on Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • Member, 2011-2013