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Richard Delonis | Plymouth Business Lawyer | Michigan

Richard Delonis Lawyer

Richard M. Delonis

Business, Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate Other, Television & Film, Car Accident

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I represent businesses and individuals in litigation, business formation and corporate governance, collections, construction, contracts, employment issues, entertainment, and real estate matters. I have litigated cases involving damage claims ranging from thousands of dollars to claims in excess of $50 Million. Our firm offers monthly retainers, flat fees, and other alternative fee arrangements to suit our clients' needs and budgets. Additionally, I have negotiated and prepared television production agreements, and associated licensing and merchandising contracts. I am a member of the Business Law, Litigation, Real Estate Law, and Arts, Entertainment and Sports sections of the State Bar of Michigan. I am a member of the Commercial Litigation Committee and Nonprofit Corporations Committee of the Business Law section, and was appointed to serve as an Advisor to the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee of the State Bar. Member Questionnaire

Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
I took a case that other lawyers had turned down, because they did not believe that there was much of a chance for success. I reviewed the matter in-depth and thought that there was a good argument that could be presented with respect to the interpretation of the relevant statute. The Judge agreed with our analysis and we won the case, saving the client's property.

How did you build a successful practice?
Referrals from clients, and a reputation for responsiveness -- keeping clients informed of developments in their matters and timely responses to client's e-mails and phone calls. Also, very reasonable rates and fair billing practices. Additionally, business clients value the monthly retainer option that we offer, in which all legal work is performed for one flat rate.

What should clients look for in a lawyer?
Experience in handling the type of issue or matter that the client needs assistance with, and someone that you can trust and develop a good working relationship with. The lawyer should timely respond to e-mails and phone calls, and keep the client fully informed of the status of the matter and discuss strategy and options.

What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
My qualifications and experience. I have served as in-house counsel for several businesses and helped build businesses from the ground up as an entrepreneur. I can fully understand and appreciate that that there are also business concerns that must be considered when addressing legal issues and litigation.

What are your other interests in addition to law?
Fitness, and photography and videography

Are you involved in your community?
I serve on the board of directors of the Axis Music Foundation, a charitable organization that provides aspiring musicians the opportunity to showcase their talents at musical venues and community events around the Metro Detroit Area and abroad.

Position Organization Location Duration
General Counsel; VP and Asst. Dir. of Operations Barwis Methods Plymouth, MI 2011 - 2013
School Degree Major Graduation
Wayne State University Law School J.D. Law School 1992
University of Michigan Bachelor N/A N/A
State / Court Date
Michigan 1993
  • Business Law Section, State Bar of Michigan
    Litigation Section, State Bar of Michigan
    Real Estate Law Section, State Bar of Michigan
    Arts, Entertainment & Sports Section, State Bar of Michigan
    Commercial Litigation Committee
    Non-Profit Corporations Committee
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(1993) Licensed as Attorney in Michigan. Verified with the Michigan Sate Bar. May 01, 2014

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44670 Ann Arbor Road
Ste 130
Plymouth, MI 48170

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  • 18232 Mack Avenue
    Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
    (313) 401-4211


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