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David E. Nykanen

David E. Nykanen

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Litigation

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About Me

When I am not solving problems for clients, I enjoy poker, reading, skiing, and spending time with my family.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Real Estate: 50%
    20 years
  2. Business: 30%
    20 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    20 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275/hour), Contingent (33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Nykanen Dorfman PLLC

33493 W. 14 Mile Road
Suite 100
Farmington Hills, MI, 48331

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing199509/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer, Real Estate Law and Real Estate LitigationBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
SuperLawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderNykanen Dorfman PLLC2012 - Present
PrincipalDemorest Law Firm2011 - 2012
ShareholderSteinhardt Pesick & Cohen2000 - 2011
AttorneyMason Steinhard Jacobs Perlman & Pesick1995 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of MichiganCouncil Member - Real Property Section2007 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section, CLE CommitteeChair2006 - 2009
State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section, State and Local Taxation CommitteeChair2003 - 2006
Oakland County Bar Association, Real Estate Law CommitteeChair2002 - 2003

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Oakland UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Breakfast GroundbreakersProperty Tax Appeals of Apartments2010
ABCs of Property Tax AppealsProperty Tax Appeals2010
ABCs of AppraisalsAppraisals2010
2010 Summer ConferenceProperty Tax Appeals2010