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Dean E. Patrick

also known as Law Office of Dean E. Patrick, PLLC

About me

When I manage to find some down time, I enjoy reading and spending time with family.



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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 70%
    12 years
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
    12 years
  3. General Practice: 10%
    12 years



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Scott Matthew Aaronson

    Whenever I have an estate planning related question, Dean is my go to guy. Not only have I referred clients to him, I have referred my own family to him as well. He is simply the best guy I know for estate planning and probate related issues!


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Contact info

Law Office Of Dean E. Patrick, PLLC

24725 W. 12 Mile Road
Suite 110
Southfield, MI, 48034


MIActive And In Good Standing200401/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top Attorneys in Michigan Rising StarsHour Detroit Magazine2014
Top Attorneys in Michigan Rising StarsCrain's Detroit Business2014
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2014
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2012
The Probate and Estate Planning ProgramThe Institute of Continuing Legal Education2008
Book AwardUniversity of Detroit Mercy School of Law2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Dean E. Patrick, PLLC2009 - Present
Of CounselEstate Law, PC2004 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wayne County Probate Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Litigation SectionAttorney Member2012 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Elder Law and Disability Rights SectionAttorney Member2011 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning SectionAttorney Member2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2005 - 2005
State Bar of MichiganMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Recovered Home and Personal PropertyThird party has no interest in the family home and majority of personal property recovered!
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Publication nameTitleDate
www.PatrickLegal.comWill Disputes2014
www.PatrickLegal.comLast Wills2014
www.PatrickLegal.comProbate Administration2014
www.PatrickLegal.comEstate Planning2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Central Michigan UniversityBiology Major / Computer Science MinorBS - Bachelor of Science1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate Planning and Wealth TransferEstate Planning, Probate, and Finance2012