Bruce L. Townley

Call (248) 643-9530 for an Appointment with Bruce

Areas of Practice

General Civil Litigation; Collection; Landlord and Tenant; Real Estate; Land and Title Disputes; Employment Law; Family Law; Post-Divorce issues; Spousal Support; Child Support; Parenting Time; Pre-Nuptial Agreements; Bankruptcy Claims and Adversarial Litigation; Estate Planning; Probate Litigation; Contract Dispute; Criminal, including all felonies and misdemeanors; Drunk Driving; Marijuana Possession or Distribution; Domestic Violence; and Minor in Possession

 Court Admission

1992: Admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and all Michigan Courts
1992: Admitted to practice in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
1999: Admitted to practice in U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Education

John Brown University, Bachelor of Arts, 1988; University of Detroit School of Law, Juris Doctorate 1992

 Associations

Past Case Evaluator for Lapeer County
Past Public Defender for Lapeer County
Past Public Defender for Sterling Heights
Case Evaluator for Oakland County

 Community

Bruce has lived in Metropolitan Detroit since age 14 and has practiced law in the Tri-County area for almost 23 years.  He has a varied practice from Criminal Defense to Civil Litigation to Family Law to Probate.  He successfully defended the first State RICO case brought against a gang in Genesee County and has obtained substantial jury awards in civil matters.

Bruce has handled matters in every local court, including the State District Courts, State Circuit Courts, U.S. Federal District Courts, U.S. Bankruptcy Court and U.S. Immigration Court.

USSF Referee, Grade 7.  Coach for local soccer teams, active in Relay For Life, runner in local races including The Crim and Detroit Half-marathon, father of three.  Avid supporter of various local theatre groups.


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