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Linda McGrail Belau

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Linda McGrail Belau is a shareholder with the firm and is an experienced trial attorney specializing in business, family law, probate, and tax appeals. Linda has successfully litigated a variety of cases including disputes involving non-compete agreements, stock purchase agreements, wrongful discharge, shareholder disputes, trademarks, automotive suppliers, contracts, construction lien claims, tax assessments, and fraud claims. She has also handled family law and probate litigation. Linda has practiced locally, state-wide, and nationally. Her clients have included individuals and businesses—from small, family owned business to Fortune 100 corporations and she has managed, developed, and directed the defense of mass tort claims across the country.

Linda has served as a Macomb County Commissioner and an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Macomb County. She also served as Chair of the Utica Charter Revision Commission. Linda was born and raised in Macomb County, giving her very strong roots and a sense of commitment to this community. Currently, Linda serves on the Board of Directors and Program Council for Leadership Macomb and is a graduate of Leadership Macomb VIII. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Hope Center, a food pantry for the needy. She is a former President and Treasurer of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan–Macomb Region and Director of the Macomb County Bar Association.

Linda graduated cum laude from Wayne State University Law School in 1996, where she received the prestigious Order of the Coif. She also served as Assistant Editor of the Wayne Law Review and received the Driker Award for highest grade point in the first year of school. Prior to law school, Linda received her Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University where she majored in International Relations and minored in Japanese.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    J.D. cum laude, 1996
    Honors, Order of the Coif
    Wayne Law Review, 1994-1996
  • James Madison College at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    B.A., 1993
    International Relations and Japanese

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • American Bar Association
  • Macomb County Bar Association
    – Board of Directors, 2010-2012
  • Macomb County Probate Bar Association
  • Leadership Macomb, Board of Directors, Program Council and Graduate
  • The Hope Center, Board of Directors
  • Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Macomb County Commissioner, 1997-1999
  • Utica Charter Revision Commission, Chairperson, 1997-1999
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Macomb Region
    – President, 2010-2012

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24
John Bartley of the firm has been appointed a co-chair of the Titles and Conveyancing Special Committee of the Real Property Section of the State Bar of Michigan. Th… Read More
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22
The firm is pleased to announce that Brian C. Grant and Scott R. Ruark have joined the firm’s litigation practice. Brian C. Grant focuses his practice in the… Read More
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16
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18
By John D. Bartley On June 15, 2017 the Governor signed House Bill 4532 into law as Public Act 54 of 2017.  This law is made effective as of June 15, 2017 and provi… Read More
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