Byron P. Gallagher, Jr. (East Lansing, Michigan)

Byron P. Gallagher, Jr.

Practice Area: Administrative Law, Banking Law, Bankruptcy 62 more areas of practice + 62 more

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AV Preeminent
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517-803-4361

Byron P. Gallagher, Jr.

517-803-4361

Serving East Lansing, MI view address

Attorney at firm Gallagher Law Firm

Serving East Lansing, MI view address

Awards AV Preeminent

About Byron P. Gallagher, Jr.

Appointed Ingham County Public Administrator, Michigan Attorney General, 2008-Present; Attorney Discipline Board, Appointed Hearing Panelist, State Bar of Michigan, 2009-Present; Case Evaluator for Clinton, Eaton, Lenawee and Ingham County Circuit Courts; Certified Facilitative Mediator, Michigan Courts, 2007-Present; Dean's Scholarship; Elected Ingham County Board of Commissioners, 1992-1996; General Counsel, Safari Club International, Lansing Chapter; Listed in Who's Who in American Law; Licensed Real Estate Broker, Michigan, 1998-Present; Member, Board of Directors: Michigan Underground Storage Tank Financial Assurance Authority, 1996-2002; State Building Authority, 2002-2005; Summit Community Bank, Incorpor...

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Appointed Ingham County Public Administrator, Michigan Attorney General, 2008-Present; Attorney Discipline Board, Appointed Hearing Panelist, State Bar of Michigan, 2009-Present; Case Evaluator for Clinton, Eaton, Lenawee and Ingham County Circuit Courts; Certified Facilitative Mediator, Michigan Courts, 2007-Present; Dean's Scholarship; Elected Ingham County Board of Commissioners, 1992-1996; General Counsel, Safari Club International, Lansing Chapter; Listed in Who's Who in American Law; Licensed Real Estate Broker, Michigan, 1998-Present; Member, Board of Directors: Michigan Underground Storage Tank Financial Assurance Authority, 1996-2002; State Building Authority, 2002-2005; Summit Community Bank, Incorporator, Director 2009-2011 and Audit Committee Member. Professional Memberships: American Association of Petroleum Landmen (AAPL); American Land Title Association (ALTA); Clinton County Chamber of Commerce; Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council (GLEPC); International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); Lansing Chamber of Commerce; Michigan Association of Community Bankers (MACB); Michigan Association of Petroleum Landmen (MAPL); Michigan Business Brokers Association (MBBA); Michigan Land Title Association (MLTA); Michigan Oil & Gas Association (MOGA); Mt. Pleasant Chamber of Commerce; National Association of Structured Settlement Purchasers (NASP).

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Areas of Law

  • Administrative Law
  • Banking Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Creditors Rights
  • Estate Planning
  • Finance
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mortgages
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Secured Transactions
  • Tax Disputes
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Business Development
  • Business Formation
  • Business Fraud
  • Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Property Tax Appeals
  • Property Tax Assessments
  • Tax Appeals
  • Employment Tax
  • Mediation
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Foreclosures
  • Banks and Banking
  • Bank Collections
  • Bank Foreclosures
  • Commercial Loans
  • Business Transactions
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Organization
  • Business Mediation
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Commercial Collections
  • Garnishments
  • Post Judgment Collections
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Contract Litigation
  • Franchises and Franchising
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment Law
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Condominium Development
  • Condominium Law
  • Easements
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Banking Law
  • Real Estate Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Tax Appeals
  • Securities
  • Title Insurance Defense
  • Structured Settlement Transfers

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  • 4.4/5.0 13 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
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    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.3/5.0
  • Communication

    4.4/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/02/14 in Business Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/18/14 in Banking Law

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/18/14 in Oil and Gas Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 03/25/13 in Trusts and Estates

    Very responsive. Works well with his clients and his staff. Read more

    Very responsive. Works well with his clients and his staff.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 03/15/13 in Business Litigation

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  • 4.4/5.0 by a Partner on 06/02/14 in Real Estate

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/17/14 in Real Estate Litigation

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 06/19/11 in Civil Litigation

    Wants to be in politics. Read more

    Wants to be in politics.

    • Legal Knowledge

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  • 3.8/5.0 by a Member on 06/02/14 in Complex Business Litigation

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    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
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  • 3.8/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/19/14 in Corporate Contracts

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      4.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Attorney
      Admission Details
      Admitted in Michigan
      U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
      U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
      U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
      U.S. Tax Court
      Law School Attended
      Washington University School of Law
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Kenyon College
      A.B.
      Associations & Memberships
      American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Business Law
      Law Practice Management
      Litigation
      Real Property
      Probate and Trust)
      State Bar of Michigan (Member, Sections on: Real Property
      Probate and Trust
      Business Law
      Alternative Dispute Resolution)
      Ingham County Bar Association (President, 2010-2011
      Board of Directors, 1996-2000, 2007-2010
      Bench Bar Committee, 2000)
      Clinton County Bar Association
      Eaton County Bar Association
      Federal Bar Association
      Michigan Defense Trial Counsel.
      Representative Transactions
      Served as a receiver for a variety of business, real estate, and financing disputes; As appointed Ingham County Public Administrator, provided service for various probate and guardianship matters; Approved Facilitative Mediator of business, real estate, and probate disputes authorized by more than 32 District, Civil, or Probate courts in Michigan; Appointed by Circuit Courts in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton Counties as a case evaluator; Provided expert witness testimony for business entity formation and legal fee reasonableness issues; Martindale Hubbell AV rating since 2000; Served as a speaker on a variety of topics including incorporation, real estate transfer issues, estate planning techniques, judgment enforcement, title examination, and commercial and real estate loan documents.
      Representative Cases
      Gates v. Gates, 256 Mich.App. 420, 664 NW2d 231 (2003)
      Consumers Power Co v Amoco Prod Co, 208 F3d 212 (CA 6 2000)
      Girvan v. Fuelgas Co., 238 Mich.App. 703, 607 NW2d 116 (1999)
      Heaton v. Benton Const. Co., 286 Mich.App. 528, 780 N.W.2d 618 (2009)
      Capitol Properties Group, LLC v. 1247 Ctr. Street, LLC, 283 Mich.App. 422, 770 N.W.2d 105 (2009)
      Michigan Pipe & Valve-Lansing, Inc v Hebeler Enterprises, Inc, 2011 WL 1004660 (Mich Ct App March 22, 2011)
      Connor v Micro Innovations Corp, 2006 WL 1417857 (WD Mich May 19, 2006)
      VM Services, Inc v Two Men & a Truck/Intl, Inc, 2008 WL 5137004 (WD Mich December 5, 2008).

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