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Douglas J. Callahan

Douglas J. Callahan

We serve honesty, integrity and ability as an appetiser and results as desert.
  • Business Law, Criminal Law, Divorce ...
  • Michigan
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I was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan on the day of my Father's graduation from the University of Michigan Law School. I graduated from Fenton High School as a Member of the National Honor Society. I served my classmates as their Vice President of Student Council, Sophmore Class President, Vice President of Senior High Student Council, Law Day Judge. In addition I played and lettered in tennis my Sophmore, Junior and Senior years. I earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Humanities Pre-Law from Michigan State University. At MSU I served my classmates as Floor President of Wilson Hall, Member of the Men's Hall Association student government for all dormitories, Chair of the Dean's Student Advisory Committee for the College of Arts and Letters, Chair of the Dean's Student Advisory Committee for Interdisciplinary Studies, Legal Aid Director for the Associated Students of Michigan State. I was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. In law school at the Detroit College of Law, I was Parlaimentarian for the Student Senate, Vice President of the Student Senate and Senior Class President. After graduating from law school I became Assistant Fenton City Attorney and Fenton Attorney for 26 years. I ran for the United States House of Representative, became an Attorney and Counselor to the Supreme Court of the United States, served as a President of the Fenton Community & Cultural Center. I enjoyed Spring Meadows Country Club as a Member, learned to fly hot air balloons, pubiished books of fiction and poetry and was a speaker to the Michigan Association of Prosecuting Attorneys.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Environmental Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Municipal Law
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
  • Free Consultation
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    You can call me at (810) 268-8818 for a no charge discussion of fees for your case. When I do a written Retainer Agreement it specifies exactly what the retainer will cover.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Michigan
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6th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Past President (16 years) Board Member
Fenton Community & Cultural Center
Douglas J. Callahan, Attorney at Law
Fenton City Attorney
City of Fenton, MI
I represented the City of Fenton in litigation against Grand Trunk Western Railway Company in the US Supreme Court that led to gates at all railway crossings within the corporate limits of the City of Fenton.
Michigan State University
J.D. | Criminal Defense, Appeals, Municipal Law, Zoning, Real Property Law, Trusts, Probate, Criminal Defense, Drunk Driving Defense,
I am actively practicing law at my law offices conveniently located at 242 West Caroline Street, Fenton, MI My phone number for free initial conferences is (810) 955-5248. My e-mail for no charge initial information for retainers is
Honors: Blue Key National Honorary, Graduated with "Honors," President of Senior Law Class, Student Senate,
Activities: Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Chair Dean's Student Advisory Committee for College of Arts and Letters, Chair Dean's Student Advisory Committee for Interdisciplinary Studies, Legal Aid Director for Associated Students of Michigan State University
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Michigan State University
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Blue Key National Honorary Member
Blue Key National Honorary Association
This is an honorary for leadership and scholastic achievements.
Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar  # 25350
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Attorney and Counselor to the Supreme Court of the United States
Activities: Drafted and filed two briefs that were accepted by the US Supreme Court.
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Articles & Publications
Appellant’s Anicus Brief on Appeal in the same sex marriage case on behalf of the National Family Civily Rights Center
Declaration of the Celebration for the City of Fenton159 th Anniversary.
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Poetic Variations
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The Darkside of Oil
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The You Approach to Rezoning
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Speaking Engagements
President Fenton Community & Cultural Center, Introduced Governor Jennifer Granholm to the People of the City of Fenton.
Principal Speaker, Michigan Prosecuting Attorneys Annual Conference, Flint, MI
Michigan Association of Prosecuting Attorneys
I spoke to our group on methods of excellence in criminal case jury instruction.
Websites & Blogs
Douglas J. Callahan's Website Profile
Douglas J. Callahan, Attorney at Law Website
Contact & Map
Douglas J. Callahan, Attorney at Law
Saline, MI, USA
Telephone: (810) 268-8818
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: Closed
Notice: You can text me your legal question and I will call you back to discuss it and give you some insight on your case at no charge. Text 810-268-8818. I am new to the area and I am allowing persons over 65 legal services at a 50% discount until June 5, 2023.