David also represents personal representatives and successor trustees and guides them through the estate settlement process. In addition, he helps persons seeking appointment as a guardian or conservator for an elderly or disabled person and counsels guardians and conservators in the fulfillment of their duties.
David is a current member of the board of directors of the Alzheimer's Association-Michigan Great Lakes Chapter, the Lake Michigan Estate Planning Council and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is also a past president of the Muskegon County Bar Association and the Muskegon ARC. He is the head varsity cross country coach at North Muskegon High School and frequently runs in local road races, sadly getting a little slower with each passing year.
David and his wife Carolyn have three children, Abigail, Mathias and Rebecca, and one grandchild, Ivy. Carolyn is an LMSW clinical social worker employed by Pine Rest. Abigail is studying Environmental Science at Grand Valley State University, Mathias is studying Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Ferris State University and Rebecca is a student at Community College with a passion for dance.