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Donald G. Messinger

Donald G. Messinger

also known as Don Messinger

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Business, Probate, Real Estate, General Practice

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Estate Planning: 35%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. Real Estate: 15%
  4. Probate: 15%
  5. General Practice: 5%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Sean Cleary

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community.


    Sean Cleary Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert Edwin Ray

    Don Messinger is a first rate attorney for trial-related matters, as well as real estate, probate, estate planning and business law. Don is a pleasure to work with and possesses the level of experience, skill and professionalism that clients want and expect when engaging a first class counselor and advocate.


    Robert Ray Limited Liability Company (LLC) Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Messinger Law PC

17190 Van Wagoner Rd
Spring Lake, MI, 49456-9793


MIActive And In Good Standing197303/27/2015
ILVoluntarily Inactive197305/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorWestern Michigan University Cooley School of Law2012 - Present
Managing PartnerMessinger Law PC1977 - Present
AssociateLaw Offices of C.Jackson Darnall1975 - 1977
AssociateLaw Offices of John Purney1970 - 1975

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Lake Michigan Estate Planning CouncilPast President1996 - 1996
Lake Michigan Estate Planning CouncilBoard Member1994 - 1998
Lake Michigan Estate Planning CouncilMember1994 - Present
Ottawa County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1990 - 1995
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1974 - 1990
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1974 - 1990
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Michigan Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Michigan State UniversityMulti-disciplineBS1968

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
SeminarEstate Planning2014
Charity SeminarEstate Planning, Planned Giving2014