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  1. Insurance: 85%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 10%
  3. Licensing: 5%

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  • Troy David Clarke

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Contact info

Willingham & Cote', PC

333 Albert Avenue Suite 500
East Lansing, MI, 48823


MIActive And In Good Standing200608/04/2016
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuperLawyers2012
Charles E. Willingham AwardWillingham & Cote2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderWillingham & Cote, P.C.2006 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of MichiganMember2006 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Singer v Auto-Owners Life Insurance Companyno cause of action
The Healing Place, et al v Farm BureauSummary Disposition
Lenk v Frankenmuth Ins Co, et alSummary Disposition
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Publication nameTitleDate
Ingham County Legal NewsThe Limits of Originalism and Strict Constructionism as Methods of Constitutional Interpretation2010
Ingham County Legal NewsMichigan Supreme Court decision alters No-Fault Insurance Law2007
Syracuse Journal of International Law and CommerceThe Police Power: A Pretext for Protectionism2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Syracuse UniversityEconomicsMA - Masters2005
Michigan State UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2009 Annual HR Legal UpdateAvoiding Liability Traps in ERISA Welfare Benefit Litigation2009