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A. Christopherson concentrates his
practice in the areas of arbitration, mediation, healthcare law, construction
litigation and oil and gas law.  He
represents construction and real estate clients, ambulatory surgery centers,
physician hospital organizations, physicians, physician practices, healthcare
organizations, joint ventures and physician organizations.  His practice includes representing clients in
commercial and construction litigation and advising clients regarding
compliance and fraud issues, contracts, employment issues, joint ventures, corporate
issues including formation and succession issues, and tax exempt legal
issues.  He has personally argued before
the United States Supreme Court.  He
received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Michigan State
University, and his J.D.
degree, cum laude, from Wayne State University School of Law.  He is a frequent author and speaker and he
has authored several law review articles. 
He can be reached at or (231) 929-0500.



Practice areas


  1. Oil & Gas: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
  5. Health Care: 20%

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Contact info

Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson, P.L.C.,

100 Park Street

Traverse City, MI, 49684


MIActive And In Good Standing198005/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
American Health Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Chartered Institute of ArbitratorsMemberN/A
International Institute for Conflict Prevention & ResolutionArbitratorN/A
American Arbitration AssociationArbitrator and MediatorN/A
Nationnal Arbitration ForumArbitratorN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of Health LawHealth Care Joint Ventures in the Wake of St. David’sN/A
Michigan Health Law ReportBuyer Beware When Purchasing a Medical PracticeN/A
Annals of Health LawThe Captive Medical Malpractice Insurance Company AlternativeN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Michigan State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Michigan Ambulatory Sugery Association Annual Meeting• Legal Issues Facing Owners of Ambulatory Surgery Centers2008
Contruction Law Conference• Mediation and Arbitration of Construction Disputes2005
Annual Meeting of the Association for Conflict Resolution• Mediation and Arbitration of Medical Malpractice Claims2005
Physician and Hospital Law Institute• Physician / Hospital Joint Ventures2004