Farmington Hills and Grand Rapids, MI Attorneys
General Counsel, Business Law and Estate Planning in Farmington Hills and Grand Rapids
At Shifman & Carlson, P.C., our objective is to provide the highest quality legal representation in estate planning, business law matters and as general counsel for companies and municipalities. Our firm has a reputation in the legal community for our quality legal work, and we have over 100 years of combined experience. We work closely with each of our clients to make sure we tailor a strategy or plan that best suits each individual's specific needs. When you need to get results in a legal matter, there is truly no substitute for experience. Our firm has been in practice for almost 50 years, and provides dedicated, professional legal counsel to individuals, companies and municipalities throughout Oakland County and all of Michigan.
General Counsel Services, Municipal Law and Campaign Finance and Election Law
Our firm has a long history of representing cities, school districts,
public school academies, businesses and political campaigns in a variety of legal matters as general counsel. Our lawyers can address legal issues from those involving special education, property acquisition, zoning and construction contracts to campaign finance and election law issues. As general counsel, we strive to exceed our client's expectations and deliver unparalleled legal counsel and representation.
Our firm has a great deal of experience in addressing a range of legal matters related to campaign finance & election law. We counsel state and federal political action committees on compliance matters regarding campaign finance rules and regulations. Our firm has represented candidates at the local, state and national levels. From handling FEC complaints to recounts, we are prepared to assist those who have questions or legal issues to resolve in this area of the law.
We have a great deal of insight and experience in all matters of municipal law. We have represented municipal clients in concerns regarding Michigan's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Open Meetings Act (OMA) and other matters unique to the public sector. From appeals and litigation concerning federal and state constitutional issues, ordinance drafting and contract negotiation to advising school districts on a wide variety of education law matters, we have a proven track record of success in negotiating a resolution and in litigation. Beyond just our legal expertise, our firm understands the needs of governmental clients in an era of tight budget constraints. We have the acumen and experience to guide our municipal clients through difficult economic times.
Our firm also represents small businesses and individuals in a wide range of issues. We offer small business & franchise law representation, and legal counsel to individuals in need of a property and personal law attorney. Personal and property law spans everything from
real estate and other property issues to
estate planning, wills, trusts, business succession planning,
probate & estate administration, and litigation in civil court. An
estate planning lawyer at our firm can also provide legal counsel to clients who are facing probate court when a loved one passes away without leaving a will. Our firm has extensive experience in probate administration, and we are available to discuss your legal issue in any of these areas of law.
If you are looking for representation from a legal team that can perform like a large firm while delivering the personalized and dedicated service of a small firm, we invite you to contact us and discuss your legal matter. If we take on your case, you can be confident that we will do everything possible to protect your best interests. We are client-focused and we have a long history of achieving positive results.
For help with a municipal law, business or real estate matters, contact a general counsel attorney at our firm today!