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Donald Petersen

Donald Petersen

George Law
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Entertainment & Sports Law ...
  • Illinois, Michigan, Texas
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Summary

I primarily represent investors and entrepreneurs. I have handled large transactions and major litigation. I also handle smaller matters as the need arises.

Education
Harvard Law School
J.D. (1989) | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Taught economics in Harvard college and International Tax Program at Harvard Law School.
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University of Chicago
B.S. (1986) | Economics
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Honors: General, specific, and Phi Beta Kappa.
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Professional Experience
Attorney
George Law
- Current
This is my current job.
Attorney
Law Offices of Walter Graves
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Deputy General Counsel
Plain Green Loans
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Book Review: The Consciousness of the Litigator by Duffy Graham
Journal of Markets & Morality, v. 9 no. 2 (370-372) (2005).
Forelosure Sales & Disposition, Chapter Six
Raymond Nimmer, Commercial Asset Based Financing, (West)
Hidden Security Interests: A Secured Transaction When You Least Expect It
Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law, v.10, Issue 1 (33-69) (2007)
Priorities and Perfection, Chapter 8 (2009)
Raymond Nimmer, Commercial Asset Based Financing, (West)
Recording and Perfection (2009), Chapter 7
Raymond Nimmer, Commercial Asset Based Financing, (West)
Superhuman-Biotechnology’s Emerging Impact on the Law
Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, v. 24 no. 1 (1-80) (2008)
Understanding Intangible Assets, Chapter 1 in Cyber Liability & Insurance
National Underwriter Company (2009)
Valuation of Intangible Assets, Chapter 2 in Cyber Liability & Insurance
National Underwriter Company (2009)
Yearly supplement 2007-present for, Reiley, Security Interests in Personal Property,”3rd Edition
West 2000-present
“Dan Petry,” in Detroit Tigers 1984: What a Start! What a Finish!
Society for American Baseball Research (2012)
“Fred Lasher,” in Sock it to ‘Em Tigers: The Incredible Story of the 1968 Detroit Tigers
Maple Street Press (2008)
Speaking Engagements
Succeeding in Modern Life , Meeting Your Career Goals , Plymouth, Michigan
Certifications
CPR Training Certified
Oakland County Health Department
Awards
Professor of the Year
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Professor of the Year
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Optimist of the Year
Morning Optimist Club of Auburn Hills, MI
Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan
Member
Current
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State Bar of Texas
Member
Current
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Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
ID Number: 6201782
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Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
ID Number: P47759
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24091815
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Business Law

    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

  • Real Estate Law

    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law

  • Entertainment & Sports Law

  • DUI & DWI

  • Divorce

    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce

  • Landlord Tenant

    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights

Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
George Law
444 South Washington Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Telephone: (248) 965-9985
Cell: (248) 318-2277
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