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Travis I. Dafoe
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Travis I. Dafoe

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate, Elder Law, Litigation

About Me

I have spent most of my life in or around Frankenmuth, MIchigan. Although I was away for about 10 years attending college. I also was a high school teacher before becoming a lawyer. I enjoy baseball and history. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    6 years
  2. Probate: 30%
  3. Real Estate: 15%
    6 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    6 years
  5. Elder Law: 10%
    2 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • John D. L. Humphreys

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    John Humphreys Business Attorney
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  • Eric Timothy John Zehnder

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    Eric Zehnder Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Dafoe Law, PLLC

160 S. Main Street Ste 4
Frankenmuth, MI, 48734

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200909/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerDafoe Law, PLLC2015 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorDelta College2010 - 2013
AttorneyGafkay & Dafoe, PLC2010 - 2015
AttorneyMalhburg, Brandt, Gilbert, Thompson, & Wimsatt2009 - 2010
TeacherRiver Valley School District2002 - 2007

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Frankenmuth Rotarymember2013 - Present
Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals NetworkSteering Committee2010 - 2011
Frankenmuth JayceesLegal Counsel2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Saginaw County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Michigan Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Chlystek v. DonovanSettled
Garlitz v. Alpena Reg'l Medical Ctr., 834 F. SUPP. 2D 668 (E.D. MICH. 2011)Settled
Henschel v Clare County Road Commission, ___ F.3d _____ (6th Cir. 2013)Reverse and Remand

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Western Michigan UniversityEducationBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Landlord Tenant Law: Leases, Evictions, Litigation, and SettlementsLandlord Tenant Law: Lease2014
Estate Planning SeminarEstate Planning2014
Demystifying Estate PlanningEstate Planning2014
Saginaw County Bar Association Ask a LawyerAsk a Lawyer2013
Landlord-Tenant Law Surviving a Difficult EconomyLeases2013
Utility Workers Union ConferenceFamily Medical Leave Act2012