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Kemp Klein Law Firm Welcomes Attorney Amanda Afton Martin

Troy, Michigan, February 1, 2024/PRNewswire-PRWeb/–

Amanda has joined Kemp Klein as a shareholder and will be actively involved in the estate planning, real estate, probate and trust administration, business planning, and tax planning practice groups.

“Amanda is joining us at an exciting time of growth for our firm. We are very pleased to welcome a new shareholder of Amanda’s caliber to our team,” said Brian Rolfe, CEO of Kemp Klein.

“I was drawn to Kemp Klein for the opportunity to collaborate with professionals focusing in the same and complementary practice areas that will allow me to further expand my knowledge.

During my first month, I met with several attorneys and other professionals eager to share ideas and analyze our respective client matters together. I am grateful to join this welcoming team, dedicated to serving our clients.”

Amanda serves families and businesses by developing wealth management strategies for clients to effectively manage and preserve their assets. This includes designing comprehensive estate plans, establishing business and charitable entities, and providing tax planning. She brings a distinctive combination of experience and education in taxation, estate planning and administration, and business law, offering valuable representation and guidance to clients at Kemp Klein.

Amanda Afton Martin is a contributor to The Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Additionally, Ms. Martin is honored to be a Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Foundation, which is committed to ensuring access to justice and promoting an understanding of the law in our community.

Amanda graduated from Michigan State University Law School and furthered her legal education at Wayne State University, where she earned a Master of Laws degree in Taxation. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from Eastern Michigan University. She has practiced law for over 20 years.

Amanda’s biography can be found here.

About Kemp Klein:

Kemp Klein is a full-service law firm committed to delivering a comprehensive range of legal services with the utmost professional standards of excellence, integrity, and efficiency. With over 50 years of experience, our Midwest-based practice has expanded to cater to clients at local, national, and international levels. Our expertise covers various areas, including estate planning, business/corporate law and litigation, probate and trust law and litigation, family law, bankruptcy and collections, employment, real estate, landlord/tenant, and tax law.

For more detailed information about our firm and the services we offer, please visit our official website at



Kemp Klein is Sponsoring the 2024 Annual Oakland County Bar Foundation's Fellows Reception

The Fellows Reception honors those who support the charitable works of the OCBF. Membership in the Fellows program is evidence of professional distinction and constitutes a professional honor. The number of Fellows is limited to less than 10 percent of the total active membership of the State Bar of Michigan who practice in Oakland County. In order to become a Fellow, you must be nominated by a current OCBF Fellow. This is an invitation-only free event for members of the OCBF Fellows program.

Kemp Klein Attorneys who are OCBF Fellows:

Amy Stawski – Life Fellow

Amanda Martin – Fellow

Thomas Trainer – Life Fellow

Stavroula Varlamos – Fellow

Robert Zawideh – Life Fellow

C. Leslie Banas – Life Fellow 

Cynthia Brazzil – Life Fellow

Ralph Castelli – Life Fellow

Earle Endelman – Life Fellow

Brian Jenney – Life Fellow

Brian Rolfe – Philanthropist Fellow

The Event takes place Monday January 22, 2024, at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, MI.

For more information about the Oakland County Bar Foundation:



Kemp Klein's Core Values

A company’s core values are the standards that guide its business.

Creating our core values was an instructive and reflective process for our firm. I urge leadership teams to develop a similar document to coalesce their values. This centralized focus will galvanize the team and move it forward with a common objective.

Our core values effectively summarize why Kemp Klein exists, what we stand for and what we hope to achieve. Our core values are also intended to influence and direct our firm’s culture.

Our core values are here: (

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Celebrating Our Team Anniversaries

Our recent anniversaries celebrate several anniversary milestones. Kerri Shutt has been with the firm for 29 years, David Marsh has been a shareholder with the firm for 25 years, David Sylaj celebrates 22 years with the firm, Denise Wyatt has been with us for 17 years, Dana Lubinski worked at the firm for 22 years, Alisha Stites is celebrating 4 years with the firm and Jenni Drouillard has been with the firm for 8 years.

We are so appreciative and thankful for all the work they do. Thank you!

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