Kelli A. Nearhood

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
(248) 865-8810
(888) 368-8810 (Toll-Free)
(248) 865-0640

Kelli A. Nearhood is a 1996 graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and a 1992 graduate of Michigan State University’s James Madison College.  Kelli joined Prince Law Firm in 2017 and has spent more than 20 years practicing in the areas of trust and estate administration, guardianship and conservatorship matters, estate planning, and family law.  In addition to her private practice, Kelli also is appointed by the Oakland County Probate Court to serve as Guardian Ad Litem or Court Appointed Attorney in adult or minor guardianship proceedings, adult or minor conservatorship proceedings, and developmentally disabled persons proceedings; however, trust and estate administration, guardianship, and conservatorship matters remain the core of Kelli’s practice.

Kelli is a member of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Areas of Practice

  • Guardianship and Conservatorship Matters
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1997


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1996
  • James Madison College at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. cum laude - 1992
    • Major: American Public Affairs - Political Economy


  • Probate Court: Appointed Attorney Training, Oakland County Bar Association, 2013
  • Guest Lecturer re: Guardianship/ Conservatorships, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2014
  • Presentation on Guardianships & Conservatorships, Witzke Berry Carter & Wander PLLC, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Section, 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Chaffee Alexander P.C., Associate Attorney, 1997 - 1999
  • Cooper, Shifman, Gabe, Quinn & Seymour P.C., Associate Attorney, 1999 - 2012
  • Kelli A. Nearhood PLLC, Senior Attorney, 2012 - 2017