Gillard, Bauer, Mazrum, Florip, Smigelski & Gulden is a full service law firm which has roots in the Alpena community dating to 1924. As Northeast Michigan’s largest law firm, our attorneys and staff are dedicated to providing advice and counsel to our clients in nearly every area of the law. For a complete listing of our legal services, refer to Areas of Practice.
Our attorneys are highly skilled in handling individual matters, including wills, trusts, criminal offenses, real estate transactions, divorces, child custody, social security disability, and personal injuries. Additionally, the law firm serves as counsel to several local municipal governments and public utilities, and represents a wide range of large and small businesses, corporations, and state agencies. For an illustrative listing of some of our public and business clients, refer to Clients. We are also happy to refer clients to other attorneys with differing legal specialties.
The firm’s lawyers are experienced advocates with over 215 years of combined experience in the practice of law. Our goal is to deliver the very best in legal services at reasonable rates, while striving for the solutions that best meet our clients’ legal needs. The law firm holds an AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, indicating that the firm has reached the height of professional excellence and maintains the highest ethical principles. Five of the firm's attorneys individually hold the prestigious AV-Preeminent rating - a rating achieved by only one other attorney in our five-county area.
Our firm’s client base centers on the five-county Northeast Michigan area of Alpena, Presque Isle, Montmorency, Oscoda, and Alcona Counties, and also includes many businesses and individuals from all over Michigan and various parts of the United States who transact business in Northern Michigan.
Due to the diverse interests of the firm’s attorneys, we are proud to provide experienced legal services in almost any area of the law. The firm’s wide range of professional specialties combined with its personal and economically efficient client service makes Gillard, Bauer, Mazrum, Florip, Smigelski & Gulden the perfect choice for legal assistance.