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Mark S. Demorest

Litigation Attorney at Royal Oak, MI

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 40 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1983
    Status
    Active in Good Standing Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2017

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2017. See details

About Mark

Learn Mark’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    40%
    Attorney Demorest has a record of success in litigation matters, with the skill and ability to prevail in court actions when a business solution or negotiation fails. Call now for a consultation.

  2. Business
    25%
    We act as the General Counsel for most of our business clients. We can handle most of the transactional legal issues that arise during the life of a business, including business formation; contract drafting, review and negotiations; and more.

  3. Real estate
    20%
    We also represent individuals in real estate purchases and sales, leases, contract review and negotiations, employment issues, insurance claims, and legal review of investments.

  4. Employment and labor
    10%
    If issues arise that are outside of our expertise, we have established relationships with attorneys that have expertise in these other areas, so that we can provide a full range of legal services to our clients.

  5. Land use and zoning
    5%
    Call Attorney Demorest today to explore your options.

KNOWLEDGEABLE. AGGRESSIVE. FIGHTING FOR YOU. CALL NOW FOR A CONSULTATION.

Demorest Law Firm is a business and real estate law firm, located in Royal Oak and Dearborn, Michigan.  I have been practicing for 34 years in the Detroit area.   We serve as the outside general counsel for most of our business clients.

Awards

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Location

Demorest Law Firm, PLLC
Demorest Law Firm, PLLC
140 Paluster St.
Cadillac, MI, 49601
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Posted by anonymous | July 30, 2009
A lawyer's lawyer
Mark is an outstanding attorney. I have use him and his firm for over 20 years in a wide variety of business, banking, labor, estate and litigation matters. He is very good at what he does.

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AVVO RATING 7.0 (Very Good)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2017.

Suspension issued in MI, 2017
updated on 09/19/2017

Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Work Experience

  • Arbitrator / Mediator / Facilitator
  • Demorest Dispute Resolution
  • 2014 - Present
  • Managing Member
  • Demorest Law Firm, PLLC
  • 1998 - Present

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983
  • Harvard College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Merkur Steel Supply, Inc. v City of Detroit, 261 Mich App 116, 680 NW2d 485 (2004)
  • $6.8 Million verdict for inverse condemnation.
  • Steel Associates, Inc. v City of Detroit, 2005 Mich App LEXIS 2553 (2005).
  • $4 Million verdict for Inverse Condemnation.

Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • N/A
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms
  • Chair, Primerus Business Law Institute
  • N/A
  • Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyer in Detroit, Business Litigation
  • D Business
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Top Lawyer in Detroit, Condemnation and Eminent Domain
  • D Business
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Top Lawyer in Detroit, Business Law
  • D Business
  • 2010
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in American Law -Marquis
  • 2009
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who in American Law -Marquis
  • 2008
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Litigation Attorney | Apr 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mark for a long time and I consider him a trusted mentor who is generous with his time and advice. I highly recommend him."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Mark Demorest for many years. Mark is a quick study and a talented real estate and business lawyer and litigator. He gets great results for his clients. I highly recommend him."

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Royal Oak Litigation Lawyer Mark S. Demorest
Mark S. Demorest
Litigation Attorney
Royal Oak, MI
Licensed for 40 years
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2017. See details