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Charles E. Turnbull

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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.

Charles 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 to the Michigan Super Lawyers list continuously since 2009 in the area of corporate law.

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
    Wayne Law Review, Member and Comment Editor, 1976 - 1978
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    B.A. with high honors, 1975

Professional Associations and Memberships

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

Pro Bono Activities

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

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