David M. Hempstead - Bodman PLC

David M. Hempstead

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1993

Mr. Hempstead concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of income, estate and gift tax planning for high net worth individuals, estate and trust administration, trust litigation, and charitable trusts and foundations.

He is a member of the Probate and Estate Planning and Taxation sections of the State Bar of Michigan. He is also a member of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Detroit. Mr. Hempstead was admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court in 1979.

Mr. Hempstead serves as a board member for the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Detroit Institute of Arts, Henry Ford Health System, College for Creative Studies, Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan, Matilda Dodge Wilson Fund, Clarence Livingood Fund, and the Wayne Law School Board of Visitors.

Mr. Hempstead served for many years as Vice Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee.

Additional Information

Court Admissions — Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court
Western Michigan UniversityBA 1972Wayne State University Law SchooJ.D. 1975

Client Comments

"David Hempstead has high integrity. He is an extremely knowledgeable attorney who is devoted to giving his clients the best answers. He is extremely well respected in the community."

-James Vandenberghe
Lear Corporation

"David Hempstead is an outstanding attorney and community leader. I would strongly recommend him, particularly in the area of Trusts and Estates Law."

-James Vandenberghe
Lear Corporation

"David Hempstead has outstanding knowledge and concern for the client."

Office Location

Ford Field, Sixth Floor
1901 Saint Antoine Street
Detroit, MI 48226
United States

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates