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Brian Plachta

Brian Plachta

124 E Fulton, Ste 100
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
United States

Telephone: 6164583994
Firm: Plachta, Murphy & Associates, P.C.
Practice Overview:
At Plachta, Murphy & Associates it is our mission to promote our clients’ business and personal security through responsive and proactive legal expertise. We are a full-service law firm with over 50 years of combined legal expertise in all areas of the law. Our offices are located in Grand Rapids with an additional office in Holland. We don’t strive to be the biggest law firm in West Michigan, but rather to be a law firm that provides one-on-one personalized service of the highest quality for our business and personal clients.

In addition to the traditional areas of business and personal law, in response to client needs we have developed unique specialty client practice groups in Elder Care Law, Divorce and Family Law, Government Benefits (including Social Security, Disability, VA, and Medicaid) and Back Tax Resolution. Because times are tough in Michigan, many of our services are billed on a flat fee basis. Please call us at 616-458-3994 to inquire how our team can help you accomplish your legal goals and objectives.

Offices in Grand Rapids and Holland.


Professional Profile:
Brian J. Plachta has been practicing law in Michigan since 1984. As a Grand Rapids native and the managing partner of Plachta, Murphy & Associates, P.C., Brian brings a wealth of legal and business experience to the local community. He specializes in Business Law, Real Estate Law, and Estate Planning and Probate. He is a frequent lecturer on Business Law and Elder Care Law topics and volunteers locally at The Dwelling Place, West Michigan Relief, Help Pregnancy Crisis Aid, and the Diocese of Grand Rapids. He is also an elder law attorney, certified by the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys.

Aquinas College, B.A.
University of Detroit School of Law, J.D. summa cum laude

Bar Admission
Michigan, 1984

Professional Affiliations
State Bar of Michigan
West Michigan Estate Planning Council
Catholic Lawyers Association
Grand Rapids Business Owners Association
American Society of IRS Problem Solvers (ASIPS)

Additional Affiliations and Achievements
United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Michigan, 1982
Michigan Court of Appeals, Pre-Hearing Division, 1984-86
Assistant Editor-in-Chief, University of Detroit School of Law, Law Review, 1983-84