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Patrick Drueke

"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."

Steven Wright

Key Service Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation Services


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About Patrick

What types of legal issues do you help individuals and businesses resolve?

I regularly represent landlords and tenants leasing commercial or industrial space; buyers and sellers of commercial and residential property; developers and other property owners seeking zoning approval; neighborhood associations as general counsel; businesses and individuals in disputes regarding their real estate or construction projects; owners and operators of environmentally contaminated sites facing enforcement action; and commercial and residential contractors in construction liens and disputes.

How have your skills evolved in your career?

I have learned how to wisely solve problems and capitalize on opportunities to help clients successfully complete their real estate and construction projects.

What has been the most exciting news you have had to deliver to a client?

We won!


Wayne State University School of Law, J.D., 1998

Albion College, B.A., cum laude, 1995

Q: What would your client say about you?


“Having the right legal representation on your side can go a long way toward obtaining a positive result. Pat Drueke has represented me in a wide variety of complex Real Estate legal matters and I always appreciate the personalized service I received from him. I would recommend Pat hands down.” – Matt Milmeister

Pat is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and he assists clients with the evolving legal requirements relating to green building. Pat also frequently helps entrepreneurs and small businesses with their start up needs through a variety of economic development organizations.


State Bar of Michigan, Commercial and Real Estate Development Committee

State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Section

Michigan State Bar Foundation, Fellow

Grand Rapids Bar Association, Real Property Section

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), President, Board of Directors

US Green Building Council (USGBC)

Home Building Association, Education Committee

Bar Admission


Awards and Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rating

AVVO Rating, Superb

Grand Rapids Magazine, Top Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning & Real Estate Litigation

Best Lawyers of America®, Commercial Litigation

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