Mr. Shotwell is admitted to practice law in all state courts and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association. Mr. Shotwell is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Section, as well as the Elder Law Section, and Intellectual Property Section. He has also received a Certificate of Completion in the areas of probate and estate planning issued by the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Probate and Estate Planning Sections of the State Bar of Michigan. Mr. Shotwell is a past-president of the Friends of the Traverse Area District Library and is an active volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Michigan. Mr. Shotwell is an active member of the Traverse Bay Sunrise Rotary Club, serving on its Board of Directors from 2008-2011 He also volunteers his time with Junior Achievement in local elementary schools.
Mr. Shotwell currently resides in Grand Traverse County with his wife and their three daughters. Mr. Shotwell’s areas of practice include estate planning, probate, elder law, business, commercial, intellectual property and civil litigation.