J. Timothy Patterson, Partner

Born Detroit, Michigan, 1942

Admitted to bar in 1968, Michigan

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


Contracts, Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Facilitative Mediation, Wills & Estates, Environmental Law, Survey & Boundary Disputes


  • Wayne State University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1968)
  • Michigan State University (B.A., 1964)
  • Albion College
  • Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Waterford Foundation for Public Education (President, 1987-1988)
  • Michigan Jaycees Legal Counsel, 1973
  • Former Oakland County Circuit Court Clerk
  • Oakland County Bar Association - Circuit Court Committee, Legislative Committee, Discovery Facilitator
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan (former member, Character and Fitness Committee & Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Member ADR Section)
  • Waterford Rotary Club (Director, 1995)
  • Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce (President, 2004)
  • Waterford Chamber of Commerce, former Director