Our firm has been representing clients throughout the state of Michigan since 1892 when John Patchin established the law firm and was later joined in partnership by Charles H. Menmuir. Mr. Menmuir then joined partnership with Joseph J. Zimmerman who joined partnership with Michael J. Long. Our firm practices in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate Law, General Civil Practice, Family Law, Collections, Litigation, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Law, Insurance Defense, Environmental Law and Construction Law. Mr. Long is also currently serving as Associate Judge for the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. Our firm has an Associate Attorney, Julie Gillum and two Legal Assistants, Sandra M. Wright and Karen L. Schwind. Today, our firm provides a variety of legal services to clients throughout Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
Our firm is dedicated to providing the best service and results for our clients. We provide a variety of legal services in Estate Planning, Probate, Workers’ Compensation, Family Law, Juvenile Law, General Civil Practice, Real Estate Law, Criminal Defense, Collections and Insurance Defense. Our goal is to ensure that we are providing practical, effective solutions that meet our clients’ needs.