About Bridge Estate Law
Founder, Ivan Shaw

Since 2001 Ivan practiced law as an associate and then principal at several firms including Shaw Law Group. In that time, he focused on Family Law, Mediation, Estate Planning, and Estate Administration. In his current role as founder of Bridge Estate Law and Of Counsel for Arnson Vantol, PLC he narrowed his focus to Estate Planning and Estate Administration.  He provides clients with tailored estate plans that are designed to meet their needs in death and disability, help their heirs with easily administered estates, and protect their heir’s inheritance.

Ivan graduated from Thomas Cooley Law School, cum laude, in 2001. In law school he focused on Estate Planning and Probate practice in his studies and internship opportunities while also participating in Law Review as an editor and Moot Court as a participant and judge.

Ivan was raised in a military family and was blessed to be raised around the world including Europe, Asia, and the US. Ivan still enjoys traveling but has found a home in Michigan where he has lived since 1997 and in Grand Rapids where he has lived since 2002. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children, golf, pickleball and soccer.

Ivan Shaw