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Conlon, Gerberding & Grier
326 E. State Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
Phone: 231-946-2700
Toll free: 800-968-8577


Ford Conlon Gerberding Grier — The Running Wise Law Firm was founded over 65 years ago and is one of Northern Michigan’s oldest and most prestigious firms. The firm was founded by the late Harry Running in 1946 and was later joined by lawyer William Wise in 1955, who retired in 1995. Richard Ford joined the firm in 1971. Throughout its history, Ford Conlon Gerberding Grier has focused on delivering quality, comprehensive legal services that respond to the needs of the businesses and individuals we serve.

We are a full service law firm with specialists trained in nearly every area of the law. Our firm has earned an outstanding reputation for integrity, competence and cost-efficient legal services. There is no better way to measure the quality of a legal firm than by asking former clients about the experiences they have had. At Ford Conlon Gerberding Grier we have built an excellent reputation in the community and work diligently to be worthy of the compelling endorsement we receive from our clients.

Our firm is dedicated to providing legal services of uncompromising quality to our clients. We believe that when clients have legal or business challenges, they deserve prompt attention and individualized effort that goes well beyond routine service and exceeds client expectations. Contact us today to learn more about the legal services we offer for individuals and businesses throughout Northern Michigan.

Practice Areas

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Accidents, Injuries, Insurance


Defective Products

Estate Planning

Disability Law


Securities Fraud

Real Estate

Creditors Rights & Collections


Labor Relations

Elder Law

Banking & Commercial Law

Business Law

Copyright & Publishing Law

Criminal Law



Non-Profit Organizations


Municipal Zoning & Land Use



Internet Law

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