Mr. Wakefield is a partner with the law firm of Wakefield, Sutherland & Lubera, PLC which specializes in estate, business and Medicaid planning.
Mr. Wakefield is a frequent speaker for both public and professional groups on topics involving estate, business and tax planning strategies. Mr. Wakefield is a co-host of “Your Money Matters”, a monthly webcast appearing on WDIV’s clickondetroit.com and has appeared as a guest on various radio and cable television programs.
Mr. Wakefield was also selected as a 2010, 2011 and 2012 Top-Scoring Wealth Manager (for estate planning) in the Detroit Area as published in Hour Detroit Magazine.
Mr. Wakefield is licensed to practice law in both Michigan and Florida and is a member of several professional groups, including the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.
Mr. Wakefield graduated Cum Laude from the Detroit College of Law within the College’s Tax Curriculum and, while in law school, became the Founder and President of the Detroit College of Law Tax and Estate Planning Society and was a member of the Tax Moot Court team. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with distinction from Walsh College.