Kevin Urbatsch is a partner ofthe Michigan Law Center, P.L.L.C. located in Sterling Heights, Michigan. The practice focuses on elder law, special needs planning, Veteran’s Administration planning and settlement planning, including a national practice establishing Qualified Settlement Funds.
Kevin is also the founder of the Urbatsch Law Firm in Walnut Creek, California. The practice focuses on estate planning, probate, special needs planning,and settlement planning. Heis a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Kevin is also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Kevin serves as National Director of the Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP), a national organization of special needs and settlement planning professionals. Kevin also serves as Editor–in–Chief of the NationalAcademy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Journal.
In 2013, Parenting Magazinenamed Kevin as one of the nation’s Top Child Advocates for his work in fighting for the rights of children with special needs. In May 2011, Kevin was presented the NAELA’s Presidential Recognition Award for his work in special needs planning. In each year from 2010 to 2015, Kevin was named a Superlawyer.In 2009, Kevin was named KRON–TV’s Best of the Bay estate–planning attorney for Northern California.
Kevin is a frequent lecturer to professionals and consumers on special needs and estate planning. He also is the author (or co–author) of the following books and treatises:
Administering the California Special Needs Trust published in 2011 by iUniverse;
Special Needs Trusts: Protecting Your Child’s Financial Future(4thEdition), (5thEdition) and (6thEdition) published by Nolo Press.
Attorney–Editor and partial author of CEB’s award winning publication titled Special Needs Trusts –Planning, Drafting, and Administrationand author of chapters: