J. Brian MacDonald

J. Brian MacDonald: Attorney with Cline, Cline & Griffin, P.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Mr. MacDonald was born in Flint, Michigan, May 21, 1950. He graduated from John Carrol University and Michigan State University in 1972 and from St. Mary's University of San Antonio, Texas School of Law in 1975. He is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Defense Award from the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel. Mr. MacDonald maintains a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. Mr. MacDonald maintains a trial practice which includes areas of personal injury law, professional licensure defense, hospital and medical malpractice defense and workers compensation litigation.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Hospital Law
  • Litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
810-232-3141  Phone
810-232-1079  Fax
University Attended:
Michigan State University, B.A., 1972
Law School Attended:
St. Mary's University of San Antonio, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1976, Michigan; 1976, Texas; 1976, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Genesee County Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
State Bar of Texas
Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Michigan Society of Hospital Risk Managers
Birth Information:
Flint, Michigan, May 21, 1950
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (16 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 06/27/13 in Medical Negligence

    Brian is a superior lawyer and is highly ethical.

    Brian is a superior lawyer and is highly ethical. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 06/20/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    Brian is one of the best in his field. He is exceptional.

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Flint, Michigan

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    Flint, MI
    1000 Mott Foundation Building , 503 South Saginaw Street
    Flint, MI 48502

    810-232-3141 Phone

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