Douglas A. Tull

Utica Michigan Lawyer

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Douglas A. Tull, Attorney at Law, Utica, Michigan

Phone: (586) 726-5742
Mobile: (586) 808-6606
Fax: (586) 726-5598
Email: Email Me

As founder and lead attorney of our Utica, Michigan, firm, attorney Tull, working alone or with the assistance of a team of lawyers and paraprofessionals, provides his clients with responsive, effective and efficient representation.

Attorney Doug Tull offers individuals and small businesses the knowledge gained through years of experience and strong community relationships. He has practiced in Michigan for over 30 years.


Focus Practice Areas:

Reported Cases

In re: Certified Question from U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 411 Mich. 727, 311 N.W.2d 731; Decision regarding applicability of Michigan’s Builder’s Trust Fund Act, MCLA 570.151, et seq., to public construction contracts (represented General Contractor and prevailed on limiting the act to private construction contracts, only).

Areas of Practice:

  • Business Organization (Choice of Entity) Especially for the Small Business Owner
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Lien Law
  • Construction Law
  • Building Contract Law
  • Estate Planning: Wills, Revocable Trusts, Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Planning: Patient Advocate Designations
  • Probate: Estate Administrations
  • State, Local & Municipal Law (Planning, Zoning & Ordinance Enforcement Matters)
  • Land Use & Zoning

Litigation Percentage:

  • 20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Michigan, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1985
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1981

Education:

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1977, J.D.
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1973, B.A.
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Business

Representative Cases:

Honors and Awards:

  • AV rated by his peers pursuant to the Martindale Hubbell system

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Rochester Hills Library Board, 2001 – Present
  • Rochester Hills, Michigan City Council, 1984 – 1989, Council Member
  • Rochester Avon Recreation Authority, 1984 – 1989, Chair, Member
  • Older Person’s Commission, Rochester, Michigan, 1984 – 1989
  • Rochester Bar Association, Past President
  • BNI (Business Networking International) Rainmakers Chapter
  • State of Michigan Bar Association, Member
  • Macomb County Bar Association, Member
  • Rochester Select Soccer Club, 1995 – 1998, Special Teams Manager
  • Rochester Soccer Referee Association, 2002 – Present
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member

Fraternities/Sororities:

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Delta Alpha

If you would like to speak with Mr. Tull about a legal issue or have any other questions, please e-mail our firm or call toll-free 1-866-TULL-LAW (885-5529). Our office building is conveniently located in the heart of Utica, Michigan, at the southwest corner of Hall Road (M-59) and Van Dyke Avenue. Evening or weekend hours are available by appointment. Home visits are available for the elderly and those with special needs. Credit cards accepted.