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  • Robert J. Gavin, Associate

    Robert J. Gavin joined Shifman & Carlson, P.C. as a law clerk in 2008, becoming an associate in 2009. Through his work at the firm, Mr. Gavin has gained substantial experience representing municipalities and educational bodies on issues including bond issues, litigation, contract negotiations, real estate sales and acquisition and property tax appeals and representing individuals and estates in probate and estate planning.

    Mr. Gavin earned his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law, and his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, cum laude, from the University of Michigan.


    • Construction Law
    • Estate Planning
    • Litigation
    • Municipal Law
    • Municipal and School Finance
    • Public School Academies
    • Probate and Estate Administration
    • Real Estate
      • Property Tax Appeals
    • School Districts


    • Michigan
    • Illinois
    • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


    • State Bar of Michigan
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Oakland County Bar Association
    • Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys


    • Juris Doctor, DePaul University College of Law, 2008
    • Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering), cum laude, University of Michigan, 2005
    • Robert J. Gavin completed the Institute of Continuing Legal Education's Probate and Estate Planning Certificate program and received a Certificate of Completion
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