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About Me

Demorest Law Firm is a business and real estate law firm, located in Royal Oak and Dearborn, Michigan.  I have been practicing for 27 years in the Detroit area.   We serve as the general counsel for most of our business clients.


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
  5. Condemnation: 5%


Payment Types:

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Contact Info

Demorest Law Firm, PLLC

322 W. Lincoln
Royal Oak, MI, 48067

Demorest Law Firm, PLLC

1537 Monroe Street
Suite 300
Dearborn, MI, 48124



MIActive And In Good Standing198309/02/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Top Lawyer in Detroit, Business LitigationD Business2012
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Top Lawyer in Detroit, Condemnation and Eminent DomainD Business2011
Top Lawyer in Detroit, Business LawD Business2010
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2009
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2008
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Arbitrator / Mediator / FacilitatorDemorest Dispute Resolution2014 - Present
Managing MemberDemorest Law Firm, PLLC1998 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
Oakland County Bar AssociationPast MemberN/A
International Society of Primerus Law FirmsChair, Primerus Business Law InstituteN/A
Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of CommerceFormer Board memberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Merkur Steel Supply, Inc. v City of Detroit, 261 Mich App 116, 680 NW2d 485 (2004)$6.8 Million verdict for inverse condemnation.
Steel Associates, Inc. v City of Detroit, 2005 Mich App LEXIS 2553 (2005).$4 Million verdict for Inverse Condemnation.
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Harvard CollegeEast Asian StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1979