Joseph P. McGill

Joseph P. McGill: Attorney with Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC AV stamp icon
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Joe is a Principal at Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip. He has extensive litigation and transaction experience in commercial law, business and estate planning, and complex corporate, probate and real estate matters. He is national trial counsel for product liability defense clients in the gas fired heating industry. He advises clients for compliance with regulatory and procedural requirements in multiple areas.

Joe’s practice includes complex litigated matters such as business torts, construction litigation, product liability defense, executive employee benefits, real property disputes, tax appeals and business to business disputes. His environmental experience includes defense of mold related injury claims, lead contamination litigation and municipal sewage defect claims. His product liability experience includes defense of carbon monoxide and other injury claims.

McGill is the Clerk of the Representative Assembly for the State Bar of Michigan and a member of the State Bar’s 21st Century Practice Task Force. He serves as Emeritus Director and past President of the Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit, President of the Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers and Treasurer of the Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce. Joe carries Martindale Hubbell’s “AV” rating and is a 2009 Michigan Super Lawyer. In addition, he is the 2013 recipient of the Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce’s Business Lawyer Award. McGill has completed advanced training through the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and is a certified Medicare Set-Aside Allocation consultant.

Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit (Emeritus Director and Past President); Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers (Officer Executive Board).

Probate and Estate Planning Certificate of Completion, sponsored in by the Probate and Estate Planning Section, State Bar of Michigan. Certified Medicare Set-Aside Consultant.

Areas of Practice (16)

  • Appeals
  • Civil Rights, Corrections And 42 USC 1983 Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Healthcare Issues
  • Intellectual Property
  • Medicare Set-Aside Allocation
  • Product Liability
  • Business Issues
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Trusts & Estates

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
734-742-1825  Phone
734-521-2379  Fax
University Attended:
Michigan State University, B.A., Finance, 1987; The University of Detroit School of Business, M.B.A., 1990; Oakland Community College, A.B., 1996
Law School Attended:
University of Detroit, J.D.; Wayne State University School of Law, LL.M., Corporate and Finance Law, Corporate and Finance, 1994; Wayne State University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, Tax, 2001
Year of First Admission:
1990, Michigan; 2003, Ohio; 2003, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, U.S. Court of Veteran Appeals, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
State Bar of Michigan; Ohio State Bar Association.
( Probate and Estate Planning Certificate of Completion, sponsored in by the Probate and Estate Planning Section, State Bar of Michigan. Certified Medicare Set-Aside Consultant. )
Hobbies & interests:
Outside of work, Joe enjoys spending time with his family. As the youngest of eleven (11) children with a family of his own, he has multiple family gatherings and celebrations to choose from throughout the year.Joe enjoys alpine skiing, SCUBA diving, racquetball, golf, backpacking, and running. He has completed one marathon and several half marathons. He is an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers, Big Ten football and basketball. Joe loves to travel. He has lived and studied overseas. He is a certified Master Diver and likes to combine travel with great dive site opportunities. During the summer, he spends time at the family cottage on the shores of Lake Huron, but he enjoys all that the seasons of the Great State of Michigan have to offer.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Livonia, Michigan

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