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Harold Leo Emelander

Harold Leo Emelander

Newaygo, Michigan
  • Criminal Law, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury...
  • Florida, Michigan
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Harold Leo Emelander was raised in Newaygo, Michigan. After graduating from Newaygo High School, he attended Grand Valley State University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2006. To further his education he then moved to Florida where he attended The University of Florida College of Law and received his LLM in Taxation in 2007. Mr. Emelander began his legal career in Miami, Florida at an accounting firm. He utilized his degree in taxation law by advising clients on individual, corporate, partnership, estate and trust tax planning matters. He further assisted with the firm's practice areas of forensic accounting and complex divorce litigation support. In 2010, Mr. Emelander joined a prominent civil litigation defense firm in Miami, Florida. He represented corporations, individuals and insurance companies across the state of Florida in civil litigation. He gained significant experience in the areas of general liability defense, personal injury, product liability litigation, business litigation, consumer litigation, wrongful death litigation, premise liability litigation, employment litigation, contractual disputes and trade secret litigation. Mr. Emelander actively participated in every stage of the litigation including pretrial proceeding, discovery motion practice, mediation and trial. In January 2014, Mr. Emelander relocated to Newaygo, Michigan to open his independent law practice, Emelander Law Firm, P.C. His current wife and legal partner, Erin L. Emelander (a former prosecutor) joined his firm in September of 2015, and together they work tirelessly to zealously represent and advocate for the rights of individuals and business in Michigan. Mr. Emelander is admitted to practice in the state courts of Michigan and Florida as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the United States Tax Court.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Civil Rights
  • Consumer Law
  • Employment Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
  • Construction Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Elder Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Municipal Law
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Probate
  • Products Liability
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Social Security Disability
  • White Collar Crime
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Divorce
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Michigan
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Federal Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate
Goldsmith & Atlas, P.A.
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Tax Attorney
Pinchasik Yelen Muskat Stein, LLC - Certified Public Accountants
Education
University of Florida
LL.M. (2007) | Taxation
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Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (2006) | Juris Doctor
MAGNA CUM LAUDE
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Grand Valley State University
B.A. (2004) | Spanish
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Emelander Law Firm, P.C.
31 East Wood Street
PO Box 849
Newaygo, MI 49337
USA
Telephone: (231) 303-5005
Cell: (231) 303-0905
Fax: (231) 525-2011