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Andrew W. Mayoras


Andrew W. Mayoras is a shareholder at Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras. His main area of concentration is probate litigation and mediation, primarily including trust and estate disputes. He works with a range of families embroiled in fights, from those with modest wealth to heirs of multimillion dollar estates and trusts, including celebrities. His tenacious litigation style is well-known and has served his clients well in cases involving wills, trusts, estates, elder abuse, guardianships, conservatorships, asset disputes, fiduciary disputes and many other elder law conflicts. He also practices general civil and commercial litigation, as well as real estate and business formation and planning.

As a mediator concentrating in probate-related facilitations, Andy is dedicated to helping families and others in legal disputes find resolutions to avoid costly litigation. Andy also frequently serves as a trustee for complex or high-end trusts and is adept at managing both difficult family dynamics and complicated commercial, real estate, and investment holdings.

Andy and his wife are co-authors of the best-selling book, Trial & Heirs: Famous Fortune Fights!, and are co-hosts of the TV show Fortune Fights airing on the REELZ Channel as well as Trial & Heirs: Protect Your Family Fortune!, which aired on PBS affiliates. He is also a regular contributor for Forbes and was a recurring expert on the national television series Celebrity Legacies on the REELZ Channel.

As a respected media source, Andy lends his expertise and analysis to hundreds of media sources, including The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, ABC News, Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, among many others. He has appeared on Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, the Rachael Ray Show, The Insider, Forbes, The Hallmark Channel, FOX and NBC affiliates.

In addition to navigating the maze of courtroom clashes, Andy is a dynamic keynote speaker delighting audiences nationwide with highly entertaining and informative presentations. He and his wife have three children.

Practice Areas

  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Trust & Estate Mediation
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate


  • J.D., Juris Doctor, The University of Michigan Law School
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts in English & Psychology with Distinction, The University of Michigan


  • State of Michigan
  • State of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Michigan

Recognitions and Memberships

  • Shareholder of law firm recognized as Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report 2020-2023
  • Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation—Trust and Estates, honoring the top 5% in the U.S.
  • Michigan Super Lawyer (Estate & Trust Litigation) by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine
  • Top Attorneys in Michigan by Hour Detroit
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education Mediation and Advanced Mediation Training
  • State Bar of Michigan: Probate & Estate Planning Section; Chair of the Amicus Curaie Committee and Ad Hoc Committee for Attorney/Beneficiary Drafting
  • Author of the best-selling book,Trial & Heirs: Famous Fortune Fights!
  • Creator and co-host of the TV documentary series Fortune Fights on the REELZ Channel and National TV special: Trial & Heirs: Protect Your Family Fortune! airing on PBS affiliates
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • Forbes Contributor
  • Legal Media Expert

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The Expertise, Experience & Excellence You Need

  • We are grateful for their guidance and would definitely recommend BRMM.

    “This firm has taken care of the planning for my husband and I to protect our future heirs. We are grateful for their guidance and would definitely recommend BRMM.”

  • I would recommend them 100 times over.

    “They treat you like family and walked us through the entire Medicaid process for my mom, as well, as made sure our POA documents were in place. I couldn't be more grateful for their kindness, help, and guidance.”

  • Strong, ethical, principles.

    “When you have confidence in your lawyer, such as I found with Andy Mayoras and other members within his law firm, I fully trusted that my position was going to be zealously represented in an upstanding and professional way. I have nothing but deep respect ”

  • The attorneys at BRMM exceeded all our needs and expectations during this trying time.

    “Our family can not thank them both enough for their great work. We highly recommend their services for anyone's elderly care needs.”

  • Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras P.C. was a Godsend.

    “When I count what few blessings I am fortunate to have, Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras P.C. is one of them.”