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undefinedAndrew W. Mayoras

Co-Founder & Shareholder

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 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

Education

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

Admissions

  • 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

  • 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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