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About Me

Real Estate and Riparian Rights.  I live on a lake and much of my practice concerns challenges faced by other riparian owners, including boundary disputes, quiet title actions, deed restrictions, adverse possession, land use and zoning matters, environmental issues, riparian rights, easements, road ends and access issues.  My real estate practice also includes landlord/tenant law, construction lien and other construction law matters.


Commercial Litigation.  I have represented individuals and businesses in a variety of contract, dealership, franchise and other business disputes.  Many of those matters involve a tremendous volume of documents and electronically stored information.  In addition to taking dozens of cases though trial, I have handled appeals in both state and federal courts.


Family and Closely-Held Businesses.  Family businesses present unique challenges.  While the rewards can be great, conflict, leadership and succession issues can be particularly tense.  I have significant experience litigating claims involving breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, trade secrets, conversion and the misappropriation of confidential business information. 


Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Real Estate: 30%
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%



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Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Timothy A. Dinan

    I endorse this lawyer. Eric Guerin is one of the sharpest legal minds in the state. He is driven and honest. You would do well to hire Eric for civil litigation matters involving real estate and environmental issues.


    Timothy Dinan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael G. Lichterman

    When it comes to riparian rights, I don't even have to think about who to call. It's Eric. Not only does he have incredible knowledge in the area, he is down to earth and personable.


    Michael Lichterman Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

251 N Rose St Fl 4
Kalamazoo, MI, 49007


MIActive And In Good Standing199210/08/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Commercial Litigation, Real Estate and Land Use LitigationBest Lawyers in America2011
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerVarnum, LLP1992 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Long Lake Association, Inc.Director2007 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Detroit College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991