Mr. Karlstrom is the firm’s senior partner. He was licensed to practice law in Michigan since 1966. He is a transactional attorney concentrating in the areas of real estate, business law and estate planning.
Mr. Karlstrom also has extensive municipal law experience through representation of Independence Township, Waterford Township, White Lake Township, Rose Township, Springfield Township and the City of South Lyon. Mr. Karlstrom exclusively negotiated police and fire contracts for Waterford Township and White Lake Township.
A former corporate attorney for the Midwest Section of the Chrysler Corporation, Mr. Karlstrom was in charge of dealer real property acquisition and re-zoning. He also was regional counsel for Safeco Title Company where he exercised underwriting authority.
Mr. Karlstrom developed a hands-on knowledge of commercial transactions as a Ford Motor Company authorized franchise dealer for 25 years in Clarkston, MI. His professional formation also includes experience as a licensed insurance advisor and Series-7 securities advisor. He has owned and operated several businesses throughout his legal career. Karlstrom’s clients benefit from his business experience. Mr. Karlstrom received his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School in 1966.