About

Christopher J. Berry, Esq., CELA is the founder of two interrelated companies that provide financial services and legal services to Michigan families. Chris is the founding President of a law firm that does estate and elder law planning (The Elder Care Firm).  The second company is a registered investment advisory firm that provides cutting-edge tax-free retirement, retirement income, long-term care protection strategies and conservative money management (The CJ Berry Group).  The companies are located in Metro-Detroit.

Christopher J. Berry is a nationally-recognized estate and financial planning expert, quoted in publications like Kiplinger’s Retirement.  Chris Berry is an invited presenter for some of the world’s top financial companies, money managers and industry associations such as Northwestern Mutual, Mass Mutual, John Hancock, Michigan Association of CPA’s, Society of Financial Service Professionals, Financial Planning Association and the Institute of Continued Legal Education, to name a few.Nationwide, Merrill Lynch, Transamerica, Jackson National, Morgan Stanley, American Institute of CPAs, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and several Financial Planning Associations.

Christopher Berry is the author of The Caregiver’s Legal Guide to Planning for a Loved one with Chronic Illness.  Additionally, Chris Berry has co-authored two other books Tax-Free Money for Long-term Care and Protect My IRA: Avoid the 5 Common Mistakes.

Christopher J. Berry, Esq., CELA is also the creator of the Castle Trust Asset Protection Plan, which is an innovative legal strategy to protect against lawsuits and long-term care costs.