David M. Thoms

David M. Thoms

Varnum LLP

Recognized since 2005

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Practice Areas

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Tax Law

Trusts and Estates

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Nonprofit / Charities Law
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  • 211 East Water Street, Suite 400
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007


  • English
  • French


  • Wayne State University, M.U.P., graduated 1975
  • Wayne State University , M.U.P., graduated 1975
  • Kalamazoo College, B.A., graduated 1970

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, State Bar of Michigan
  • New York, New York State Bar Association


  • Alliance Francaise of Grosse Pointe - Director
  • Federation of Alliances Francaises USA - Treasurer
  • Finanacial and Estate Planning Council for Metro Detroit - Vice President
  • French American Foundation USA - Director
  • Henry Ford Health System - Member planned giving committee
  • Kalamazoo College Planned Giving Committee - Chairman
  • Madonna University - Trustee
  • Planned Giving Roundtable - member
  • Salvation Army SE Michigan Advisory Board - Chairman of Property Committee
  • The Hillwood Museum - International Committee
  • Visiting Committee for European Scupture and Decorative Arts - Treasurer

Varnum LLP
Headquarters: Grand Rapids, Michigan

82 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Nonprofit / Charities Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Nonprofit / Charities Law, Detroit (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Special Focus

  • Succession Planning


  • Officier dans l'Ordre des Palms Academique
  • William Booth Award
  • Prix Charbonnier

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