Arthur L. Malisow

Arthur L. Malisow

Farmington Hills, Michigan
866-699-1800 (Toll-Free)

Arthur L. Malisow (Art) is a Shareholder of MALL MALISOW & COONEY, P.C. in Farmington Hills, Michigan.  In addition to being a member of the State Bar of Michigan, he is a nationally Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA), certified by the National Elder Law Foundation.

Art's designation as a Certified Elder Law Attorney distinguishes him in the practice of law as having demonstrating that he has attained a nationally recognized standard of expertise in his practice of estate planning, elder law, special needs disability planning and advocacy and estate administration.

Further, Art is an accredited attorney with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This accreditation enables him to prepare, process and prosecute claims for veterans benefits before the V.A.

Art's practice incorporates a holistic approach providing legal counsel in the primary practice areas of estate planning and administration, eldercare legal planning and advocacy, disability and special needs law, and probate.  Art graduated from the University of Michigan, receiving a B.A. degree in History and he is a graduate of Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University where he received his J.D. degree cum laude.  He is licensed to practice  law in the State of Michigan. 

Art is a Council member of the Elder Law and Advocacy Section and a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan.  He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), WealthCounsel and the Michigan Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys.  Further, Art is a Steering Committee member of Special Needs Law Section of NAELA. Art teaches continuing education training courses in Estate Planning for Certified Public Accountants, Financial Advisors, Insurance Professionals and Attorneys.  He is an author, educator, frequent lecturer and guest speaker.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • ElderCare Legal Planning
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Medicaid & VA Benefits Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration (Conservatorships, Guardianships & Decedent's Estates)
  • Trust Administration

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1997


  • Detroit College of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • JD cum laude - May, 1997
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    • BA History - May, 1994

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer's - 2014