W. Peter Doren

W. Peter Doren: Attorney with Sondee, Racine & Doren, P.L.C. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Member, Wayne Law Review, 1972-1973. City Attorney, Traverse City, 1977—.

Areas of Practice (337)

  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Contract Law
  • Zoning and Planning Law
  • Wills
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Probate
  • Utility Law
  • Mediation
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Public Law
  • Farm and Ranch Law
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Winery Law
  • Arbitration
  • Business Mediation
  • Business Transactions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Commercial Mediation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Commercial Real Estate Sales
  • Industrial Real Estate Law
  • Cable Franchising
  • Cellular Radio
  • Cellular Telephone
  • Freedom of Information
  • Freedom of Religion
  • Media and First Amendment
  • Architectural Law
  • Construction and Design Law
  • Construction and Surety Law
  • Construction Arbitration
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Equipment Liability
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Mediation
  • Construction Products Liability
  • Construction Safety
  • Contractor Performance Bonds
  • Contractors Liability
  • Environmental Construction Law
  • Materialmens Liens
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Public Construction Law
  • Public Works
  • Roof Industry Liability
  • Scaffolding Liability
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Contract Fraud
  • Contract Litigation
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Public Corporations
  • Election and Campaign Finance
  • Election Law
  • Condemnation
  • Inverse Condemnation
  • Land Annexation
  • Property Rights
  • Electric Power
  • Electric Power Joint Ventures
  • Power Pooling Contracts
  • Wind Energy
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Wetlands Protection
  • Wetlands Regulation
  • Government Construction Contracts
  • Government Contract Arbitration
  • Government Contract Cost Accounting
  • Local Government Contracts
  • Public Bidding
  • Public Contract Law
  • Public Works Contracts
  • Government Contract Fraud
  • County Government Law
  • County Liability
  • False Claims Act
  • Federal Grants
  • Federal Legislative Practice
  • Government Affairs
  • Government Agency Practice
  • Government Ethics
  • Government Immunity
  • Government Investigations
  • Government Relations
  • Government Risk Management
  • Government Tort Liability
  • Governmental Defense
  • Governmental Law
  • Governmental Liability
  • Initiative and Referendum
  • Local Government Civil Rights
  • Local Government Defense
  • Local Government Law
  • Local Government Liability
  • Local Government Relations
  • Political Subdivision Liability
  • Public Officials Liability
  • Public Policy
  • Qui Tam Litigation
  • State Government Law
  • State Legislative Practice
  • Township Law
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Advance Directives
  • Conservatorship
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Guardianship
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Affordable Housing
  • Housing Development
  • Public Housing
  • Senior Citizen Housing
  • Subsidized Housing
  • Police Liability
  • Police Misconduct
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Evictions
  • Industrial Leasing
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Lease Finance
  • Lease Terminations
  • Leasing
  • Office Leasing
  • Retail Leasing
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Defamation
  • Libel and Slander
  • Libel Defense
  • Media Libel
  • Civil Litigation
  • Chapter 9 Municipal Reorganization
  • Firefighter Labor Law
  • Municipal Bankruptcy
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Municipal Bonds Taxation
  • Municipal Civil Rights
  • Municipal Contracts
  • Municipal Corporation Law
  • Municipal Defense
  • Municipal Derivative Products
  • Municipal Finance
  • Municipal Labor Law
  • Municipal Leasing
  • Municipal Liability
  • Municipal License Tax
  • Municipal Pension Law
  • Municipal Prosecution
  • Municipal Redevelopment
  • Municipal Risk Management
  • Municipal Securities
  • Municipal Solid Waste
  • Municipal Solid Waste Resource Recovery
  • Municipal Taxation
  • Municipal Torts
  • Municipal Utility Law
  • Municipal Utility Regulation
  • Police Labor Law
  • Tax Increment Finance
  • Riparian Rights
  • Water Law
  • Water Rights
  • Charitable Organizations Law
  • Charitable Trusts and Foundations
  • Nonprofit Organizations Law
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Ancillary Probate
  • International Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Probate Taxation
  • Personal Property
  • Personal Property Leasing
  • Economic Development
  • Industrial Development
  • Adverse Possession
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Common Interest Community Law
  • Community Association Law
  • Condominium Association Law
  • Condominium Conversions
  • Condominium Development
  • Condominium Law
  • Condominium Timeshares
  • Conservation Easements
  • Conveyancing
  • Cooperative Housing Association Law
  • Cooperative Conversions
  • Cooperative Housing Law
  • Easements
  • Historic Conservation Easements
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • International Real Estate
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Land Sales
  • Land Trusts
  • Manufactured Housing Law
  • Mixed Use Development
  • Mobile Home Law
  • Planned Unit Development Law
  • Property Management
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Arbitration
  • Real Estate Banking Law
  • Real Estate Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Brokerage Law
  • Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability
  • Real Estate Brokers Licensing
  • Real Estate Brokers Malpractice
  • Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense
  • Real Estate Collections
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Errors and Omissions
  • Real Estate Exchanges
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Investment Taxation
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Real Estate Joint Ventures
  • Real Estate Leasing
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Mediation
  • Real Estate Partnerships
  • Real Estate Restructuring
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Real Estate Secured Lending
  • Real Estate Securities
  • Real Estate Settlements
  • Real Estate Syndication
  • Real Estate Tax Appeals
  • Real Estate Tax Assessment
  • Real Estate Tax Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Tax Liens
  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Real Estate Title
  • Real Estate Title Examination
  • Real Estate Title Insurance
  • Real Estate Trade Association Law
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Real Estate Workouts
  • Real Property
  • Real Property Acquisitions
  • Real Property Development
  • Real Property Finance
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Residential Real Estate Development
  • Residential Real Estate Finance
  • Residential Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Right of Way Easements
  • Waterfront Development
  • Ad Valorem Tax
  • Personal Property Taxation
  • Property Tax
  • Property Tax Abatement
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • Property Tax Assessments
  • Tax Appeals
  • Tax Valuation
  • Transfer Tax
  • Public Transportation Law
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Bankruptcy
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Trusts
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Financial Planning
  • International Estate Planning
  • International Trusts
  • International Trusts and Estates
  • Living Trusts
  • Offshore Trusts
  • Personal Planning
  • Pet Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Retirement Planning
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust and Estate Collections
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Planning
  • Unclaimed Property
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Electric Utilities
  • Public Utility Finance
  • Public Utility Law
  • Public Utility Regulation
  • Public Utility Taxation
  • Sewer Utilities
  • Water Utilities
  • Contested Wills
  • Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Missing Heir Searches
  • Successions
  • Building and Public Safety Codes
  • Cemetery Law
  • Environmental Land Use
  • Fire Districts
  • Improvement Districts
  • Land Conservation
  • Land Development
  • Land Entitlement
  • Land Use
  • Land Use Litigation
  • Land Use Permitting
  • Land Use Regulation
  • Rezoning
  • Special Districts
  • Subdivisions
  • Water Districts
  • Zoning Law
  • Zoning Variances
  • First Amendment Law
  • Public Utility Rates

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
231-947-0400  Phone
231-947-0748  Fax
www.sondeeracine.com
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
Wayne State University, J.D., cum laude, 1973
Year of First Admission:
1973
Admission:
1973, Michigan
Memberships:
Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim (President, 1989-1990) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan (Chairman, 1982-1983; Public Corporation Law Section); Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (President, 1986); Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (Professional Mediator).
Birth Information:
Detroit, Michigan, 1948
ISLN:
907790639
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 05/30/14 in Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Mr Doren was a local pioneer of ADR and is exceptionally qualifed in it.

    Mr Doren was a local pioneer of ADR and is exceptionally qualifed in it. Read less

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