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undefinedJonathan M. Colman

Shareholder

Jonathan M. Colman is a shareholder at Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras & Mayoras. He concentrates his practice in litigation with a focus on trust and estate disputes, as well as probate and business disputes. Jonathan has significant experience in representing fiduciaries, as well as heirs, beneficiaries and other interested parties in complex probate proceedings throughout the State of Michigan. He also counsels clients on best practices and strategies to avoid future disputes when setting their personal and business affairs in order.

Jonathan has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation—Trusts and Estates, honoring the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the United States. He has also been selected as a Michigan Super Lawyers “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine and named a “Top Lawyer” by dbusiness Magazine.

Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A.) and Wayne State University Law School (J.D.). While attending Wayne State University Law School, he was named both a Dean’s Scholar and a Lombard Fellow and was honored for excellence in written advocacy as a member of the Wayne State’s Moot Court Program. He is a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Michigan State Bar Association and the Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law of the American Bar Association.

Jon serves in leadership roles with a number of civic and community organizations, including serving as Co-Chairman of the Board of Leaders for Kids, an advisory board to the Children’s Foundation (formerly Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation) and the Children’s Foundation’s Planned Giving Advisory Council.

Practice areas

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

Education

  • J.D., Juris Doctor, Wayne State University Law School , Dean’s Scholar, Lombard Fellow, Moot Court
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts, The University of Michigan, University Honors

Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U. S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Recognitions and Memberships

  • Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation—Trust and Estates, honoring the top 5% in the U.S.
  • Selected as a Michigan “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine
  • Named “Top Lawyer” by dbusiness Magazine
  • State Bar of Michigan: Probate and Estate Planning Section
  • American Bar Association: Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
  • Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit

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