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I am an aggressive attorney with a focus on quality service at a reasonable price.  I have handled a variety of legal issues.  If I cannot help you directly, I will refer you to a close collegue who will be able to help you in every area of law.


Languages spoken: Italian

Practice areas


  1. Probate: 30%
    19 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 30%
    20 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    20 years
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    16 years
  5. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    16 years



Hourly ($225-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Cy M. Abdo

    I endorse this lawyer. John is a top litigator in the Metro Detroit area. He is known for being aggressive and a tough opponent that will go the distance his clients. John knows his way around the courts and is highly respected in the legal community.


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Contact info

110 S Main St
Mount Clemens, MI, 48043


MIActive And In Good Standing199608/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerJohn R. Tatone & Associates, PLC2003 - Present
Associate AttorneyBufalino & Palazzolo, P.C.1996 - 2003
Law ClerkBufalino & Palazzolo, P.C.1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washtenaw County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Macomb County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pelliccioni v ReynoldsCourt of Appeals reversed the Circuit Court
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Rutgers UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1993