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Thomas B. Bourque

About me

I have been representing people and businesses in court cases and litigation matters for thirty-three years. I understand that it is a great privilege and responsibility to speak on behalf of someone else and I take that responsibility seriously.  My first job is to help you solve your legal problem in the most efficient and effective way possible. When a case requires a court fight, I believe in fighting only the issues worth fighting but fighting them aggressively and fairly. I believe that even an aggressive trial lawyer must still work to solve problems.


Throughout my career I have helped people and businesses in various types of civil litigation. I help clients to resolve problems or present their cases in court in real estate, property and construction cases, divorce, custody and family law disputes, general business contract and sales disputes, employment and non-compete clause arguments and personal injury lawsuits. I encourage facilitation and mediation and alternative dispute resolution whenever those resolution methods make sense.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 30%
  2. Divorce: 30%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Family: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-325/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Eby Conner Smillie & Bourque PLLC

320 Miller Avenue
Suite 190
Ann Arbor, MI, 48103

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing199208/04/2016
ILRetired199108/10/2016
FLInactive198106/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
Washtenaw County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washtenaw County Bar AssociationPresident2004 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Marital Property DistributionClient obtained fair and equal property award
Request to move children to CanadaCourt ruled children stay in Michigan
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Construction Lawyer"Strict Liability in the Construction Context,"1982
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Miami University of OhioN/AA.B1978