Dane Carey joined Dingeman & Dancer in 2015, as part of the firm’s established transaction and litigation practice groups, concentrating on the areas of general civil litigation, corporate/business, real estate & development, and environmental law, with a broadening focus on estate planning and criminal defense, among others.
Mr. Carey received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law. While in law school, he served as an Associate Editor of the Michigan State Law Review, received a full-tuition merit scholarship, and authored an article that was published in an academic law journal and later cited in a U.S. Supreme Court brief.
While attending law school, Mr. Carey also obtained his MBA in the joint JD/MBA dual-degree program at Michigan State University. Prior to law school, he attended Kalamazoo College, where he played on both the men’s soccer and basketball teams and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
Mr. Carey is a northern Michigan native. Before joining the firm, he completed an internship at the Michigan Attorney General’s Office and served as a law clerk for the Hon. Michael J. Baumgartner, former Chief Circuit Judge for the 34th Circuit Court of Michigan. He also worked as a summer associate for a large, well-regarded law firm in the Detroit area and as a summer law clerk at another Northern Michigan firm.