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Charles E. Turnbull

Charles E. Turnbull

Shareholder
Location:
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Phone:
586-997-6466
Fax:
586-726-1560
Email:

Charles E. Turnbull joined O'Reilly Rancilio P.C. as a shareholder and member of the Board of Directors in 1985. He is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School from which he also received a Master of Laws in taxation. His practice focuses on representing businesses, including banking institutions, and individuals on business, tax and estate planning matters.

Mr. Turnbull is active in professional and community activities. He is a former President of the Macomb County Bar Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the Macomb County Bar Foundation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Macomb County Veterans Treatment Court. He was also a founding member and remains a board member and officer of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Macomb, Inc., a non-profit organization of legal and financial professionals. He maintains an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Michigan Super Lawyer continuously since 2009 in the area of corporate law.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1985

Areas of Practice

  • Banking Law
  • Commercial Loan Documentation
  • Loan Workouts
  • Fraud Recovery
  • Entity Formation & Corporate Restructuring
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Merger, Acquisitions & Business Sales
  • Real Estate, Purchase Agreements & Leases
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer
  • Probate and Trust Administration and Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1978
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1982

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • LLM Taxation - 1986
  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 1978
    • Law Review: Wayne Law Review, Member and Comment Editor, 1976 - 1978
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Honors: With High Honors

Honors and Awards

  • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Michigan Super Lawyer in the area of corporate law, 2009 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • Macomb County Bar Association, President, 2010 - 2011
  • Macomb County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1999 - 2011
  • Macomb County Bar Association, Member, Real Property Law Committee, 2001 - Present
  • Macomb County Case Evaluation, Member, Advisory Committee, 2001 - 2003
  • Financial and Estate Planning Council of Macomb County, Past President, 1996 - 1998
  • Financial and Estate Planning Council of Macomb County, Board of Directors, 1996 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Friends of the Macomb County Veterans' Treatment Court, 2013 - Present
  • Board of Directors, Macomb County Bar Foundation, 2004 - 2010