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Joseph Patrick McGill

Real estate Attorney at Livonia, MI

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Ohio - OH 20 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 26 years
    Michigan - MI 32 years
    Indiana - IN 20 years
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State OH
    Acquired 2003
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1996
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 32 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1990
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State IN
    Acquired 2003
    Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

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

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Practice areas

Mr. McGill has extensive litigation and transaction experience in commercial law, business and estate planning, and complex corporate, probate and real estate matters. He is national trial counsel for product liability defense clients in the gas fired heating industry. He advises clients for compliance with regulatory and procedural requirements in multiple areas.

Mr. McGill's practice includes complex litigated matters such as business torts, construction litigation, product liability defense, executive employee benefits, real property disputes, tax appeals and business to business disputes. His environmental experience includes defense of mold related injury claims, lead contamination litigation and municipal sewage defect claims. His product liability experience includes defense of carbon monoxide and other injury claims.

Mr. McGill is licensed in the states of Michigan and Ohio. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Court of Veterans Appeals, United States Tax Court and several US District Courts. He has completed advanced training through the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He serves as Emeritus Director and past President of the Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit, President of the Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers and Treasurer of the Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce. He is a 2009 Michigan Super Lawyer.

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Foley Baron Metzger & Juip PLLC
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Livonia, MI, 48152-2660


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Posted by Michelle | June 27, 2013
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Joe goes the extra mile for you. He has been the best attorney our Trust has had. Joe helped us win our 1.2 million dollar judgement.
Posted by Dave O'Connor | June 24, 2013
Well informed, honest and productive attorney
Mr. McGill is an excellent attorney who with a number of business professionals launched the Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce. The organization is grateful for Joe's superior legal advice which was critical to beginning our current and future business. At all times Joe has exhibited legal professionalism and willingness to lead legal projects with the nine person board of directors and our outside accounting firm. He is readily available for questions and returns calls and e-mails quickly.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 240-320 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-50%
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC
  • 2003 - Present


  • Wayne State University Law School
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2001
  • Wayne State University Law School
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1994
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • JD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA
  • 1990
  • Michigan State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1987
  • Oakland Community College
  • AB
  • 1984
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Legal Cases

  • Navigato v. Raheel Foods, Inc
  • 1.2 Million Dollar Judgement
  • Awada v. City of Melvindale
  • Dismissal, affirmed by Michigan Supreme Court


  • State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly
  • Chairman
  • 2017 - Present
  • Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce
  • Treasurer
  • 2012 - Present
  • Bishop Gallagher Society
  • Board Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Catholic Lawyers Society
  • Past President
  • 2006 - Present
  • Incorporated Society of Irish-American Lawyers
  • Vice President
  • 1990 - Present
  • Madonna University Foundation Board
  • Chairman
  • 2013 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Bar Leadership Forum Scholarship
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • 2014
  • Business Law Award
  • Michigan Irish American Chamber of Commerce
  • 2013
  • President's Cabinet
  • Madonna University
  • 2013
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • President's Achievement Award
  • Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit
  • 2010
  • Michigan Super Lawyer
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2009
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  • Michigan Business Law Journal
  • The Overhaul of MCL 440.9503
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Madonna University Foundation Board Spring Meeting
  • Charitable Giving
  • 2014
  • Madonna University Foundation Board Spring Meeting
  • Charitable Giving
  • 2013
  • Madonna University Foundation Board Fall Meeting
  • Charitable Giving
  • 2013

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General practice Attorney | Jun 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. I have watch Joe dive into cases with determination, skill, and professionalism. He is a lawyer I have and will recommend as highly qualified."
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Livonia Real estate Lawyer Joseph Patrick McGill
Joseph Patrick McGill
Real estate Attorney
Livonia, MI
Licensed for 32 years
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