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Rod Dunlap has been practicing law since 1985. He started the basis of the current firm of Rod A. Dunlap & Associates, PLC in 1987. He has been a litigation attorney in the areas of Real Estate and Insurance Defense throughout his career. Additionally, he does much consulting in transactional matters including closings and client investing. He has also been an instructor to clients, attorneys and other professionals during those years.


Rod A. Dunlap & Associates is a Farmington Hills firm specializing in all areas of Real Estate and Insurance Defense.  The firm was founded in 1987, and Rod Dunlap has business relations with skilled attorneys in virtually any area of law for referrals on cases that the firm does not specialize in.


Dunlap & Associates has handled Condemnation, Zoning, Real Estate Investment, Mortgage, Closings, Short Sales, Title Disputes, Boundary Disputes and various other Real Estate litigation issues. 


Rod Dunlap has been a featured speaker for the National Business Institute, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, and various insurance clients over the years.  Some of his cases have also been featured by Detroit area media including Channels 4 and 7.


Kim Conklin and Ginger Pollack are also in staff attorneys at the firm.  Kim specializes in insurance issues, and Ginger specializes in real estate cases. 



Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 45%
    31 years, 120 cases
  2. Insurance Fraud: 40%
    31 years, 100 cases
  3. Insurance: 15%
    31 years, 20 cases

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  • Philip R. Goutman

    I am happy to endorse Rod Dunlap. I have known him for more than 30 years. He is an excellent lawyer with an analytical mind and sterling character. I would happily recommend any client to Rod with total confidence.


    Philip Goutman Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

37000 Grand River Ave Ste 230
Farmington Hills, MI, 48335


MIActive And In Good Standing198505/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentRod A. Dunlap & Associates, PLC1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Farm Bureau v. FoxSummary Disposition granted in my client's favor.
Trowbridge v. Aames MortgageJury Verdict in favor of Plaintiff
Farm Bureau v. MallettSuccessful Apppeal upholding Summary Disposition
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State UniversityN/AJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of MichiganN/AN/A1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NBI SeminarEminent Domain and Condemnation2008
NBI SeminarEasements and Boundary Disputes2008
National Association of Insurance Commissioners Title Insurance Work GroupTitle Insurance Defalcation2008