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James R. Porritt, Jr. has been successfully providing clients with the full spectrum of legal services since 1973. His general practice took him to the trial courts throughout the State in litigation of commercial & consumers civil cases, personal injury lawsuits, divorce and family law conflicts, boundary disputes and real estate controversies as well as contested probate matters. He has been continuously providing competent advice in complex business and real estate transactions, estate planning and regulatory procedures throughout his long career.

Over the last twenty years Mr. Porritt has undertaken to narrow his practice to concentrate on real estate and business transactions, real estate related litigation and probate. This focus still encompasses a wide range of legal services inclusive of assisting though the sale and purchase of businesses and the connected commercial, industrial, and residential properties. He continues as well to regularly litigate disputes arising out of real estate matters.

Mr. Porritt is a licensed real estate broker and helped with the founding of a successful Re/Max franchise operated by his wife of 39 years, Christine Porritt. He has been certified to teach prelicensure to salespersons and brokers and currently serves on the grievance committee of
a local real estate board. He is a past chairperson of the Real Estate Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association. He enjoys an ‘AV’ rating from his peers and is a member of the Real Estate Section of both the Michigan Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Porritt has also come to recognize that the costs and inconvenience of litigation have made that method of resolving disputes untenable. Having served as a Case Evaluator for hundreds of cases in Oakland and Lapeer Counties for many years, he has now been certified as a Civil Mediator under the Supreme Court's new mediation process. He is a charter member of PREMi, a by-invitation-only organization of experienced litigators dedicated to the promotion of alternative dispute resolution methods. He is available to serve in private real estate mediations.

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