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16th Judicial Circuit Court
40 N Main, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5208

Strote, Ronald P.

Areas Of Practice
  Bar Admissions

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Civil Litigation

Construction Law

Real Estate Law


State Bar of Michigan

 • Admitted 1973


State Bar of Illinois - retired

 • Admitted 1972




Professional Activities

University of Michigan   

 • Ann Arbor, Michigan

    A.B., 1969


Northwestern University

 • Chicago, Illinois

   J.D. 1972



Oakland County Bar Association


American Arbitration Association

 • National Construction Master Arbitration Roster

 • Large Complex Case Roster

 • Mediator


International Mediation Institute

 • Certified Mediator, The Hague, Netherlands


Real Property Section – State Bar of Michigan

 • Chair (1988-1993)


Michigan State Bar Foundation


ICLE Real Estate Advisory Board

 • past member



Recognitions and Rankings


Best Lawyers®

 • 2014 Detroit Construction Law

     Lawyer of the Year

 • 2013 Detroit Litigation

    Construction Lawyer of the Year

 • 2012 Construction Law

 • 2011 Detroit Area

    Construction Lawyer of the Year


Michigan Super Lawyer

 • 2006-2012 (Top 100 – 2008-2013)

 • 2013-Top 50 Business


dBusiness – Top Lawyer (Construction Law)






Articles and Legal Publications


Construction Liens, ICLE Electronic Formbook

 • Group Leader


Construction Lien Foreclosures Chapter - ICLE


Michigan Causes of Action Formbook


Michigan Bar Journal, Volume 71, No. 11

 • “Key Contract Clauses:  An Overview”


Michigan Real Property Review, Volume 11, No. 2

 • “Lien Claimants and Non-Titleholders, Lessees

      and Land Contract Purchasers: New Act,

      Old Problems”


Michigan Real Property Review, Volume 13, No. 1

 • “Mortgage Foreclosure Sales as Fraudulent



Michigan Property Review, Volume 13, No. 2

 • “Analysis of Priority Claims Under the Michigan

      Builders Trust Fund Act”


Michigan Real Property Review, Volume 15, No. 2

 • “Labor and Material Payment Bonds, An



Michigan Real Property Review, Volume 17, No. 2

 • “The Construction Contract Revisited”


Michigan Real Property Review, Volume 22, No. 2

 • “Smalley to Price to Erb”  A Time Price Triology”


Michigan Real Property Review, Volume 26, No. 2

 • “Michigan’s Builder’s Trust Fund Act:  Is a

    ‘Supplier’ a Subcontractor/Trustee?”

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