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Stevan  Uzelac

Of Counsel


University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
University of Michigan, B.B.A.

Prior Employment

  • Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., Senior Counsel, 2003-2006; Of Counsel, 2002; Principal, 1969-2001; Associate, 1960-1968

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

American College of Tax Counsel Attorneys

American College of Trust and Estate Attorneys, Past Member

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Mr. Uzelac handles taxation and estate planning law, including tax planning for business organizations.

  • Represents clients in the purchase and sale of business properties
  • Advises clients on executive compensation arrangements
  • Counsels clients on stock options and other incentive plans
  • Assists clients with qualified employee benefit plans
  • Advises on tax-exempt bond financing in public and private organizations
  • Represents tax-exempt entities under Section 501(c)(3), including public and private foundations, hospitals, and schools
  • Assists clients with tax planning with wills and trusts under Federal Estate Tax and Federal Gift Tax laws
  • Advises clients regarding real estate
  • Counsels clients regarding tax-sheltered investments


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1983-2017
  • DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2010 and 2013-2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Academic Appointments

  • Wayne State University Law School, former Adjunct Law Professor