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John B. Daugherty

John B. Daugherty

Practice areas:

General Practice, Estate Planning, Criminal Defense, Probate, Real Estate

John Daugherty

About Me

Established in 1961, John B. Daugherty, P.L.C., Attorney at Law, is a general law practice  serving Benzie, Leelanau, Grand Traverse, Wexford and Manistee Counties and beyond.

As a third-generation attorney, Mr. Daugherty’s own background as an attorney spans over 24 years.  Mr.  Daugherty has extensive experience in circuit, district and probate courts.  During his years of practice, he has handled or been responsible for thousands cases before the courts.  As a defense attorney and former prosecutor he has handled cases ranging from traffic tickets to murder.

Mr. Daugherty is a graduate of Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and an honors graduate (cum laude) of  Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan.  He was a member of the Cooley Law Review and subsequently worked in the then Cooley Clinic.  He later wrote for the Planning and Zoning News.

Mr. Daugherty has served on numerous non-profit boards.

Professionally he is a member of the Michigan Bar Association and Benzie County Bar Association where he has served as president and vice-president.  Mr. Daugherty also served as a member of the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly for a number of years.

Criminal defense, family law, real property law, business law, estate planning & administration are areas emphasized in the practice.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. General Practice: 23%
    25 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    24 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    25 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
    25 years, 500 cases
  5. Real Estate: 17%
    25 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Michelle Louise Steffen

    John is an ethical, professional, and extremely experienced attorney. If I needed representation in the Benzie or surrounding area, he would be my pick without a doubt.

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    Michelle Steffen Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

John B. Daugherty PLC

249 S Benzie Blvd
Po Box 498
Beulah, MI, 49617-9412

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing198903/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJohn Burton Daugherty, Attorney at Law, East Lansing, MI1991 - 1995
AssociateWarren & Smith, PC, Okemos, MI1989 - 1991

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Benzie County Bar AssociationN/A1998 - Present
Michigan Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Planning & Zoning NewsFederal Claims Court1991
Plannning & Zoning NewsCourt Cases1990
Planning & Zoning NewsCourt Cases1989

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor Cum Laude1989
Calvin CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NRA Home Defense ClassSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2014
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2013
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2012
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2011
Personal SafetyPersonal Safety2010
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2010
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2009
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2008
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2007
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2006
Gathering PlaceTimber Contracts and Oil & Gas Leasing2006
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2005
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2004
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2003
Michigan Concealed Pistol LicensingSurvey of Laws for the Concealed Pistol License Holder2002