Areas of Practice

At the Gallagher Law Firm, PLC, our attorneys provide a broad and diverse range of practice areas to accommodate the various legal demands of our clients.  We represent businesses, families, and individuals throughout Michigan with a variety of legal services in the following areas:

Administrative Law

Administrative law relates to the powers, functions, and procedures of the various administrative agencies and the methods provided for judicial review of their decisions. Appeals from administrative agencies are procedurally and substantively differ… Read More

Alternative Dispute Resolution

We understand that litigation can be a drawn out and expensive process. Our attorneys are trained in alternative dispute resolution and have served as mediators and case evaluators across Michigan. Arbitration Collaborative Law Mediation Read More

Appellate Practice

Appellate procedure consists of the rules and practices by which appellate courts review trial court judgments. Appellate review performs several functions, including correcting errors committed by a trial court, developing the law, and achieving uni… Read More

Banks & Banking Law

The Gallagher Law Firm represents banks, credit unions, and other financial institutions in a variety of matters: ATM Networks Bank Collections Directors & Officers Liability Bank Failures Bank Foreclosures Bank Fraud Holding Company Law & Re… Read More

Business Law

The Gallagher Law Firm has a long and successful record of providing comprehensive business law representation for businesses of all sizes. We represent various companies in matters ranging from business formations to succession planning, taxation to… Read More

Commercial Development and Leasing

The Gallagher Law Firm represents landlords, tenants, buyers, sellers, owners, and developers in a variety of commercial property transactions. Our attorneys facilitate residential real estate development projects by structuring, drafting, negotiatin… Read More

Construction Law

Construction law is a body of law that deals with matters relating to building construction and related fields. It covers a wide range of legal issues including contract law, bonds and bonding, guarantees and sureties, liens and other security intere… Read More

Copyright Law

Attorneys at the Gallagher Law Firm assist clients in various copyright law issues: Settlements Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Copyright Infringement Defense Copyright Enforcement If you’ve been accused of illegally pirating software, music, games or mo… Read More

Elder Law

Elder Law is a rapidly growing area of the law that addresses issues affecting the elderly, including the financing of long-term care and coordination of governmental benefits (Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, VA Benefits). Specifically, Medicaid… Read More

Employment Law

Attorneys at the Gallagher Law Firm assist employers in various employment law issues: Prohibition Against Discrimination in Hiring Noncompetition Agreements Sexual Harassment Policy Claims Under the Americans with Disabilities Act & Persons with… Read More

Environmental Law

Attorneys at the Gallagher Law Firm assist clients with various environmental law issues: Environmental Law Brownfield Redevelopment Baseline Environmental Assessments Federal and State Environmental Law and Real Property Environmental Litigation Read More

Estate Planning

Estate planning involves the development of a plan for managing your assets and affairs during your lifetime, in case of incapacity, and upon your death. Every adult should have an estate plan including a will, a health care directive, and a durable… Read More

Durable Powers of Attorney

At the Gallagher Law Firm, our Michigan estate planning attorneys work closely with clients and their families to help them in planning for and making important life choices concerning their health and wellbeing in the event that they become incapaci… Read More


At the Gallagher Law Firm, our Michigan estate planning attorneys help clients of all ages consider early planning options, which can ease the burden placed on loved ones at the time of your passing and can avoid unnecessary conflict and dispute. The… Read More

Revocable Living Trusts

Careful planning can help avoid the countless legal problems and family disputes that can occur upon the death of a loved one. At the Gallagher Law Firm, our Michigan estate planning attorneys have extensive experience working with the varied legal t… Read More

Health Care Directives

In cases of illness or injury, you may not be able to communicate your wishes concerning your health care. A health care directive, similar to a living will, is a written document that allows you to specify what actions may or may not be taken regard… Read More

Family Law

Attorneys at the Gallagher Law Firm assist clients in various family law issues: Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements Annulments Separation Divorce Adoption Guardianships Name Changes Read More

Franchise Law

Franchise law is not easily labeled. It is actually a collection of many different types of law, including agency law, ant-trust law, employment law, contract law, administrative law, trademark and patent law, debtor/creditor law, tort law, trade sec… Read More


At The Gallagher Law Firm, our attorneys represent clients throughout all phases of litigation matters ranging from complex multi-party commercial conflicts to individual disputes. Clients often call upon our judgment before litigation to analyze the… Read More

Litigation Budgets

For some of our clients, flat fees or litigation budgets are a better billing structure than the hourly fee. We offer detailed litigation budgets to clients to show how our time is spent while working on your case. Preparing a Litigation Plan and Acc… Read More

Municipal & Zoning Law

Building &Public Safety Codes Cemetery Law Condominums Environmental Land Use Fire Districts Historic Preservation Improvement Districts Land Conservation Land Development Land Entitlement Land Use Land Use Litigation Land Use Permitting Land Use… Read More

Oil & Gas Law

At the Gallagher Law Firm, we provide both individual and corporate clients with oil and gas representation in all phases of exploration and production. We have substantial expertise in the following areas: The Michigan Dormant Mineral Act Minerals a… Read More

Probate & Trust Administration

At the Gallagher Law Firm, we provide our clients with comprehensive estate planning, estate administration, and elder law services. We understand the substantive and procedural laws governing trusts, probate estates, guardianships, conservatorships,… Read More

Real Property

At The Gallagher Law Firm, our attorneys assist clients engaged in all aspects of real estate development, investing, acquisition, financing, lending, ownership, and leasing. Our attorneys regularly represent commercial and residential property owner… Read More


The Gallagher Law Firm and its attorneys frequently serves as receivers to collect and conserve certain assets and to make distributions when businesses are having trouble managing their assets. The principal objective is usually preservation of the… Read More

Tax Appeals

Michigan’s real estate market has been on the decline over the past several years. Michigan residents who have managed to hold on to their residential or commercial properties are increasingly seeking to challenge the assessments of their prope… Read More

Tax Law

At The Gallagher Law Firm, our attorneys counsel individuals, families, businesses, estates, and trusts in tax planning and compliance matters. We regularly provide our clients with tax services and representation in all types of planning, transactio… Read More

Title Insurance Law

Title insurance is indemnity insurance against financial loss from defects in title to real property and from the invalidity or unenforceability of mortgage liens. It is meant to protect an owner’s or a lender’s financial interest in real… Read More