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Thomas B. Bourque

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Email: bourque@eecsb.com

Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation; Family Law; Real Estate Litigation; Personal Injury; Employment Law; Landlord and Tenant Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

Admitted:1981, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1992, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

 

Law School:University of Michigan, J.D.

 

Member:Washtenaw County Bar Association (President, 2004-2005); State Bar of Michigan; The Florida Bar (inactive).

 

Biography:Phi Beta Kappa. Author: “Strict Liability in the Construction Context,” The Construction Lawyer, Summer, 1982.

 

Born:Lexington, Kentucky, June 22, 1956

I have been representing people and businesses in court cases and litigation matters for thirty-three years. I understand that it is a great privilege and responsibility to speak on behalf of someone else and I take that responsibility seriously.  My first job is to help you solve your legal problem in the most efficient and effective way possible. When a case requires a court fight, I believe in fighting only the issues worth fighting but fighting them aggressively and fairly. I believe that even an aggressive trial lawyer must still work to solve problems.

Throughout my career I have helped people and businesses in various types of civil litigation. I help clients to resolve problems or present their cases in court in real estate, property and construction cases, divorce, custody and family law disputes, general business contract and sales disputes, employment and non-compete clause arguments and personal injury lawsuits. I encourage facilitation and mediation and alternative dispute resolution whenever those resolution methods make sense.

Admitted:
1981, Florida
1992, Michigan
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Eastern District of Michigan
Western District of Michigan
Southern District of Florida
Middle District of Florida

Community Service:
Treasurer: First Congregational Church (2010-present)
President: Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation (2005-2006)
Treasurer: Ann Arbor YMCA Board of Directors (2011-2015)
President: Burns Park Players (1998-2003)