Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


  • B.S., Wayne State University, 1972
  • M.B.A., University of Toronto, 1974
  • J.D., Detroit College of Law, 1976
    Editor-in-Chief, Detroit College of Law Review

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan – Family Law and Business Law sections
  • American Bar Association – Arbitrator; Family Law, Litigation, and Business Law sections; Senior Lawyers Divison
  • Oakland County Bar Association – Fellow; Family Court and Circuit Court Committees.
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • City of Birmingham Board of Ethics
  • Birmingham Knights of Columbus – Past Grand Knight
  • Birmingham Rotary Club – President Elect
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit – Former Board of Directors
  • Birmingham YMCA – Past Chair of the Board of Directors
John J. Schrot

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Business Emergency Legal Preparedness.

Don’t let a disaster black out your business.  Most companies don’t survive emergencies.  Delay, in and of itself, can be devastating to the success and/or viability of a business.   While there are many aspects of business preparedness, this article focuses on legal...

Spousal support tax deduction change

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) changes the treatment of spousal support (alimony). by John J. Schrot, Jr., Esq. The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) was signed into law in December, 2017, and it changes the treatment of spousal support (alimony).  Currently...

Unmarried Cohabitation Relationships

By John Schrot, Jr. A client recently advised me that her daughter became engaged and the couple plan to marry in the near future.  As the intended couple have only known each other briefly, she further related her belief that the couple should in the interim...


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