Taproot Law

The UP is a Legal Desert and Taproot Law is Taking it On with Innovation

Recent data shows that there is an overall attorney shortage throughout the U.P. According to legal experts, only about 2% of practicing attorneys live in rural America. This is a recipe for what is called a “legal desert.” In legal deserts, legal services are few and far between, even though the need is great. Check […]

Green Space: Innovators Gonna Innovate with Justin Carlson (Marquette)

This week in Marquette, SISU at Northern Michigan University and Innovate Marquette are celebrating Innovation Week, which inspired me to write about innovation at Taproot and with colleagues in the community. It’s also the last week we are covering the things we love, and we are going to finish with our ideas and businesses and […]

Introducing Kaysa Gollakner, Product Design and Communications Manager Intern

We continue to grow at Taproot and we’re really excited about designing and implementing affordable and accessible legal services to Yoopers! One of the ways we’re doing that is building partnerships throughout the state of Michigan and hiring brilliant folks who move our values forward.    We’re happy to announce that Taproot Law, in partnership […]

Taproot loves our pets! Tips on how to include them in your estate planning

Don’t forget your pets in your estate planning! Sometimes our pets do outlive us or we can’t take care of them if we become incapacitated. In either of those events, it’s important to include how they should be cared for and by whom to avoid possible contention and disputes between the human loved ones who will inherit […]