Attorney Profiles


Practice Areas

Domestic Relations-Specializing in Cases with Complex Custody or Closely Held Business Concerns; Family Law; Estate Planning; Business Planning and Valuation


Born Knoxville, Tennessee, October 27, 1952 Admitted to Bar 1981, Michigan; 1986, U.S. Tax Court

Experience and Practice in Public Accounting

Sanville & Fisher, Certified Public Accountants West Chester, Pennsylvania 1974 to 1977

Reinheimer & Lederman, Certified Public Accountants Southfield, Michigan 1977 to 1978


University of Michigan B.B.A., 1974; University of Michigan J.D., 1981; Phi Delta Phi

Professional Associations

Detroit, Federal and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan (Member, Sections on Taxation, Probate and
Estate Planning; Family Law; Corporation, Finance and Business Law); Wayne and Oakland County Bar Associations;
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants; American Association of Certified Public Accountants;

Recipient, Lawyer of the Year, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 1998

In 1993 Phil Holman was appointed to the Michigan Friend of the Court Advisory Committee and its Subcommittee on
Joint Custody and served for three years; 1993 1996. He also served by appointment from the Michigan Supreme Court
to a committee on reforming Michigan's court system entitled Charting the Course for Michigan Justice. Phil was a
Director of the National Congress for Men and Children ("NCMC") 1991-1999, and also served as Secretary, Vice
President and was its national President 1997 1999. He was co-founder of the Michigan Chapter.

Phil has appeared on numerous local and national television shows and is a frequent guest on local and national radio
talk shows. His numerous articles, letters and interviews have appeared in legal and public newspapers. Phil served as
the editor and principal author of the Minority Report to the U. S. Congress by the U. S. Commission on Interstate Child
Support. He frequently appears and testifies on domestic relations matters before the Michigan House and Senate and in Washington, D.C., where his efforts have had a substantial impact on domestic relations legislation.