Born and raised in Northwest Detroit, Duane has worked in the Farmington / Farmington Hills communities since 1974, practicing law here since 1983. Duane’s practice extends to the needs of a wide variety of individual and business clients, focusing primarily in the areas of commercial and residential real estate transactions and property issues, business and corporate law, contracts and agreements, and estate planning.

Duane also helps to organize and advise on an ongoing basis a number of nonprofit organizations. Duane periodically serves on the boards of any number of nonprofit organizations and is privileged to represent professionally the Michigan region of a large, international religious denomination.

Duane, and his wife, Janice, have two adult children and five grandchildren. Duane is an inveterate DIY’er and finds himself spending most of his time away from the office working on household projects. Duane remains Of Counsel to Wright Beamer after officially retiring at the end of 2022.