Elizabeth L. Luckenbach


Elizabeth L. Luckenbach is a member in the Troy office of Dickinson Wright DW PLLC. Liz concentrates her practice in probate litigation, special needs planning and elder law. Liz is the Past President of the Wayne County Probate Bar Association, a Director of the Oakland County Bar Association and a Trustee of the Oakland County Bar Foundation.

Liz is a frequent speaker on topics such as elder law, special needs planning, and estate planning and probate. She previously taught as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. In 2013, Ms. Luckenbach was featured in the Michigan Lawyer's Weekly "Women in the Law," and is currently designated as a Michigan Super Lawyer in the areas of Estate and Trust Litigation.

Liz earned her Bachelor's degree from Michigan State University and is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law.

Education & Credentials


Michigan State University


DePaul University College of Law


Bar Admission

  • Illinois
  • Michigan


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016-present
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Women In The Law, 2013
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Leaders in the Law, 2005
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2010-present

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan—Member
  • State Bar Foundation—Fellow
  • Oakland County Bar Association—Director
  • Oakland County Bar Foundation—Fellow, Trustee & Past President
  • Wayne County Probate Bar Association—Board Member and Past President
  • State Bar of Michigan Elder Law and Advocacy Section—Member
  • State Bar of MIchigan Probate & Estate Planning Section - Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys—Member

Community Involvement

  • Children’s Center for Wayne County—Board Member
  • Birmingham Athletic Club - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
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