Marian Wangler Ratton

Chapman Law Group
Law School: Michigan State University
Jurisdiction: Michigan


About Marian Wangler Ratton
Marian Wangler Ratton, R.N., Esq. is a practicing attorney and registered nurse who has dedicated her career to the defense of healthcare professionals as well as practicing family law and estate planning. What makes Marian unique is that she has continuously practiced both nursing and law for over 25 years, sharing her time equally between both careers. Her combined knowledge and experience in law and nursing makes her ideally suited to represent, advise and educate nurses and health care professionals with legal issues relating to nursing, healthcare law and professional licensing.

Since 1983 Marian has been a registered nurse working at several Metro Detroit Hospitals. She is an experienced ICU and cardiovascular nurse as well as an educator and preceptor. Marian has taught classes in Medical-Legal Ethics in Healthcare at local colleges and has been a speaker at women's seminars on the topics of family law and estate planning. In 1988 she earned her Juris Doctor and worked at several firms practicing medical malpractice before starting her own firm in 1992 with her husband. During such time, Marian worked as a legal nurse consultant and focused her practice on family law, estate planning and probate.

With over 30 years experience as a registered nurse, Marian brings a wealth of experience to the firm's healthcare practice and is a valuable asset to our nursing and healthcare clients who require legal representation and advice for health law matters, specifically nurse licensure and nursing medical malpractice.
Practice Areas
  • Health Care Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Employment Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Duquesne UniversityBSN
Michigan State UniversityJ.D.
Professional Associations
Member, State Bar of Michigan
Registered Nurse, State of Michigan Board of Nursing


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