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Alexandre M. Zucco

Alex Zucco is an estate planning attorney focused on advising clients on the design of customized estate plans. From unmarried individuals to married couples, young professionals to retirees, Alex has a passion for counseling clients on achieving their estate planning goals, including:

  • Avoiding probate
  • Planning with regard to complex personal and family issues, such as second marriages, blended families, unique health issues, and special needs planning
  • Providing for multi-generational wealth transfer
  • Advising individual business owners and family businesses in the area of business succession planning and other unique business interest transfer issues
  • Creating cottage trusts and other property transfer strategies for second homes and unique real estate
  • Providing for charitable giving and educational planning
  • Minimizing the impact of the federal estate tax and implementing other tax savings strategies

In addition to the preparation of estate plans that include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, real property transfer instruments, and other related documents, Alex also has experience in advising personal representatives, trustees, and beneficiaries in the administration of probate estates and various types of trusts. 

Alex also has significant experience in business and transactional matters, from entity formation to general business counseling and contract preparation to business interest purchase and sale transactions.

Alex has received a Certificate in the areas of probate and estate planning issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan. 

Education & Credentials


Michigan State University

B.A., Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, May 2008
  • James Madison College
  • The Honors College
  • Michigan State University Men’s Water Polo Team

Wayne State University Law School

J.D., May 2011
  • The Wayne Law Review

Bar Admission

  • Michigan


  • Grand Rapids Magazine
    • The Best of the Best, Volume 59, Issue 1, January 2022
    • "Top Lawyers," Trust & Estates, 2023
  • Michigan Super Lawyers®
    • "Rising Star," Estate Planning and Probate, 2020-2021
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • "Ones to Watch," Trust and Estates, 2021-2022, 2024

Professional Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Western Michigan Estate Planning Council, 2021-2024
  • Western Michigan Estate Planning Council, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan – Probate and Estate Planning Section, Member
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association, Member
  • Ottawa County Bar Association, Member

Community Involvement

  • Holland/Zeeland Young Professionals
    • Past President (2019-2020) 
    • President (2018-2019)
    • Vice President (2017-2018)
    • Strategic Partnerships Chair (2016-2017)
    • Board Member (2015-2020)
  • West Coast Chamber of Commerce West Coast Leadership Program
    • Class Member and Graduate (2016-2017)

Court Admissions

State of Michigan


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