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Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson Law Firm Marks 20th Anniversary

Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson PLC is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The full-service Traverse City law firm was founded by Dan Dingeman and Mark Dancer in 1990, and their new office building was the largest one put up in the downtown business district that year. Over the years, DDC has served a diverse portfolio…

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DDC Legal Assistant Publisher of Succession Planning Book

Rose Hollander is a legal assistant with over 20 years of experience. She began her practice working with her husband, the late Stuart Hollander, at their successful Leelanau County office in the Depot in Suttons Bay. Rose joined Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson in February 2009, and has worked closely with founding partner Daniel Dingeman ever…

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DDC Attorney Obtains Large Personal Injury Verdict for Client

Nathan Miller, an attorney with of the Traverse City law firm Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson (DDC) recently obtained a verdict of $250,000 for a client in a third-party auto negligence case involving a rear-end collision. The client sustained a fractured sternum and several fractured ribs, and suffers from permanent residual neck and back pain. The…

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Attorney Daniel J. Dingeman Re-Certified for Probate and Estate Planning

Daniel J. Dingeman of the law firm Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson (DDC) has renewed his certification for probate and estate planning, as part of a program from the Institute for Continuing Legal Education co-sponsored by the State Bar of Michigan. Less than 5% of members of the State Bar of Michigan obtain such certification. A…

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Jim Christopherson selected for Best Lawyers in America 2011

James Christopherson, Esq.Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson100 N Park StTraverse City, MI 49684-5700   Dear Mr. Christopherson: Congratulations on having been selected by your peers for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialty of Alternative Dispute Resolution. For over a quarter of a century, Best Lawyers has been regarded…

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Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson Attorney Completes Civil Mediator Training

Daniel J. Dingeman, founding partner in the law firm of Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson, recently completed a 40-hour Civil Mediator Training course. Mediators are trained to facilitate the resolution of disputes, using a combination of role playing, demonstrations, large group discussions and videos. Dingeman is a transactional business attorney and will mediate disputes in the…

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Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson Obtains $2.38 Million Judgment

Traverse City, September 20, 2009 – Local law firm Dingeman, Dancer and Christopherson, PLC recently obtained a $2.38 judgment for a client in Wexford County. The case arose out of a landlord-tenant dispute in which the landlord refused to clean up a mold problem in a rented home. A young boy who was exposed to…

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Local Attorney Speaks at Annual Meeting of State’s Ambulatory Surgery Centers

James A. Christopherson, a partner in the Traverse City law firm Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson PLC, was recently invited to speak at the annual meeting of the Michigan Ambulatory Surgery Association. The event took place at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island on September 19, 2008. Christopherson’s presentation was entitled “Legal Issues Facing Owners of…

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Dingeman, Dancer Christopherson Partner Completes Mediation Training

Attorney Mark R. Dancer, a litigation partner at the Traverse City law firm Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson, has successfully completed 40 hours of State Court Administrative Office (SCA0)-approved mediation training. The course teaches the art of conflict management through facilitative mediation, using a combination of interactive techniques, lecture, role-playing, and video. It includes proven communication…

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Local Attorney Earns Spot on Prestigious International Panel

James A. Christopherson, a member of the Traverse City law firm of Dingeman, Dancer & Christopherson since 1996, was recently appointed to the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution’s Panel of Distinguished Neutrals. The Institute is a membership-based, nonprofit alliance of global corporations, law firms, scholars and public institutions that promotes excellence and innovation…

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