gary_ford
Position

  • Shareholder and Director

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Business Organization
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development and Zoning
  • Contracts
  • Employment Law
  • Representation of Financial Institutions

Admitted

  • Michigan, 1979
  • Oregon, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1979

Education

  • Michigan State University (B.A., with honors, economics major, 1979)
  • Willamette University School of Law (J.D., 1978)
  • Erasmus University, the Netherlands
  • University of Michigan

Distinctions

  • Contributing writer to The People’s Law Handbook
  • Author of Understanding Home Buying

Affiliations

  • Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim County Bar Association
  • Grand Traverse Yacht Club (Commodore 1988)
  • Traverse City Country Club
  • Co-chaired Grant Writing for the Great Lakes Children’s Museum
  • Traverse City Little League Board of Directors from 1995 – 1997