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Gary K. August

Litigation Attorney at Southfield, MI

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  • State Years
    Florida - FL 2 years
    Michigan - MI 30 years
  • Licensed for 2 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2021
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1993
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Gary

Learn Gary’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    50%
    Gary August is one of the most respected litigation attorneys in Michigan in the areas of commerical litigation and construction litigation.

    31 years

  2. Construction and development
    40%

    31 years

  3. Insurance
    10%

    31 years

Location

Gary K. August
29201 South Telegraph Road
Suite 510
Southfield, MI, 48034
August Law, PLLC
1100 Grinnell Street
Key West, FL, 33040
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 450-450 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Member
  • August Law, PLLC
  • 2021 - Present
  • Board Member (Chairperson for three years)
  • State of Michigan's Residential Builders' and Maintenance and Alteration Contractors' Board
  • 2007 - 2016
  • Shareholder
  • Zausmer, August & Caldwell, P.C.
  • 1996 - 2019
  • Associate
  • Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn
  • 1993 - 1996
  • Summer Associate
  • Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn
  • 1992 - 1992
  • Part Time Law Clerk
  • Wayne County Circuit Court -- Chief Judge Richard Kaufman; Circuit Judge Helene White
  • 1991 - 1991
  • Legislative Intern
  • United States Senator Carl Levin
  • 1989 - 1989
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Education

  • Northwestern Prtizker School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • Michigan State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1989

Associations

  • Michigan State Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2007 - Present
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1993 - 2019
  • Northwestern University Law Review
  • Associate Note & Comment Editor
  • 1991 - 1993
  • Michigan State University -- Phi Alpha Theta
  • President
  • 1988 - 1989
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Go To Lawyers Construction Law
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • 2023
  • Best Lawyer, Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2023
  • Super Lawyer Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyer Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyer in America
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyer Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyer Commercial Litigation
  • Best Attorneys in America
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyer Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyer, Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyer, Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers Construction Litigation
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • The Litigators (1 of 15 top litigators)
  • Crain's Detroit Business
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer Construction Litigation
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • 2014
  • Top Lawyers
  • dBusiness
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer Construction Litigation
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • super lawyer -- Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer -- Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Leaders in the Law 2011
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • 2011
  • AV (Highest) Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Michigan Super Lawyer -- Construction LItigation
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Top Lawyer 2010
  • dbusiness
  • 2009
  • Michigan Super Lawyer -- Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Michigan Super Lawyer -- Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Michigan Super Lawyer -- Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Michigan Super Lawyer -- Construction Litigation
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • William Jennings Bryant Award Winner (Best Argument Final Round)
  • Northwestern University School of Law -- Northwestern's Julius H. Miner Moot Court Competition
  • 1992
  • Lowden-Wigmore Prize
  • Northwestern University School of Law -- Julius H. Miner Moot Court Competition
  • 1992
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Michigan State University
  • 1989
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Publications

  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • Teeth 'Pulled' From The Offer of Judgment Rule
  • 1997

Speaking Engagements

  • Construction Law
  • Construction Defects; Litigation: Allegations Defenses and Proving Your Case
  • 2013
  • Michigan Municipal League Annual Meeting
  • Winning Construction Law Strategies
  • 2011

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Southfield Litigation Lawyer Gary K. August
Gary K. August
Litigation Attorney
Southfield, MI
Licensed for 30 years