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P.O. Box 1800, East Lansing, MI 48826
Kenyon College, A.B.
Law School Attended:
Washington University School of Law, J.D.
Year of First admission:
Michigan; U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. Tax Court
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Business Law; Law Practice Management; Litigation; Real Property; Probate and Trust); State Bar of Michigan (Member, Sections on: Real Property; Probate and Trust; Business Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution); Ingham County Bar Association (President, 2010-2011; Board of Directors, 1996-2000, 2007-2010; Bench Bar Committee, 2000); Clinton County Bar Association; Eaton County Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Michigan Defense Trial Counsel.
Gates v. Gates, 256 Mich.App. 420, 664 NW2d 231 (2003); Consumers Power Co v Amoco Prod Co, 208 F3d 212 (CA 6 2000); Girvan v. Fuelgas Co., 238 Mich.App. 703, 607 NW2d 116 (1999); Heaton v. Benton Const. Co., 286 Mich.App. 528, 780 N.W.2d 618 (2009); Capitol Properties Group, LLC v. 1247 Ctr. Street, LLC, 283 Mich.App. 422, 770 N.W.2d 105 (2009); Michigan Pipe & Valve-Lansing, Inc v Hebeler Enterprises, Inc, 2011 WL 1004660 (Mich Ct App March 22, 2011); Connor v Micro Innovations Corp, 2006 WL 1417857 (WD Mich May 19, 2006); VM Services, Inc v Two Men & a Truck/Intl, Inc, 2008 WL 5137004 (WD Mich December 5, 2008).
Served as a receiver for a variety of business, real estate, and financing disputes; As appointed Ingham County Public Administrator, provided service for various probate and guardianship matters; Approved Facilitative Mediator of business, real estate, and probate disputes authorized by more than 32 District, Civil, or Probate courts in Michigan; Appointed by Circuit Courts in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton Counties as a case evaluator; Provided expert witness testimony for business entity formation and legal fee reasonableness issues; Martindale Hubbell AV rating since 2000; Served as a speaker on a variety of topics including incorporation, real estate transfer issues, estate planning techniques, judgment enforcement, title examination, and commercial and real estate loan documents.