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Ford J.H.
Turrell

  • Partner

I bring a steady, calm approach to client interactions, which helps alleviate any stress they may feel, even in the most difficult situations. I maintain a positive attitude, and I practice in an approachable, sincere and congenial way. The rapport I develop with clients helps them feel comfortable picking up the phone to call me any time they need advice.

Ford Turrell counsels real estate and corporate clients in transactions. Within his real estate practice, he guides clients in buying and selling commercial property and drafts and reviews commercial lease agreements and buy-sell agreements for multitenant buildings, commercial buildings or vacant land, including farmland. He also drafts and reviews easement and license agreements for commercial and residential use and prepares and reviews construction and development agreements.

  • Prepares and negotiates several large commercial lease agreements and amendments for retail, office, industrial, medical office and mixed-use properties.
  • Reviewed and assisted in negotiating contract for $26 million construction project.
  • Reviews and negotiates contracts related to oil and gas royalties.
  • Reviewed asset purchase agreement and assisted in negotiating sale of $6 million mobile home park.
  • Prepared stock purchase agreement for sale of metal fabrication facility.
  • Reviewed, prepared and negotiated contracts involving stock purchase for multilocation distribution company.
  • Prepares seller-financing documents in asset and stock sales.
  • Prepares loan agreements, promissory notes, mortgages an
  • Prepares and negotiates several large commercial lease agreements and amendments for retail, office, industrial, medical office and mixed-use properties.
  • Reviewed and assisted in negotiating contract for $26 million construction project.
  • Reviews and negotiates contracts related to oil and gas royalties.
  • Reviewed asset purchase agreement and assisted in negotiating sale of $6 million mobile home park.
  • Prepared stock purchase agreement for sale of metal fabrication facility.
  • Reviewed, prepared and negotiated contracts involving stock purchase for multilocation distribution company.
  • Prepares seller-financing documents in asset and stock sales.
  • Prepares loan agreements, promissory notes, mortgages and security agreements.
  • Prepares and reviews commercial loan documents for banks and nonprofit lenders.
  • Assists clients with land contract assignment issues and contract defaults.
  • Prepares development agreements, construction contracts and subcontracts, condominium leases and purchase agreements and real property license agreements.
  • Prepares and reviews corporate entity formation documents.
  • Prepares and reviews supply agreements and service agreements.
  • Sixth Circuit Clarifies Equitable Merger Doctrine,” State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section e-Newsletter, October 2017
  • “The benefits of landlord/tenant remodeling provisions,” Grand Rapids Business Journal, 11/16/2018
  • Co-Author, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Growth, Regulation, and Challenges in the United States,” Environmental Law and Management, 2014
  • “Is Municipal Zoning a Significant Threat to Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan?” 58 Wayne L. Rev. 279 (2012)
  • Co-Author, Michigan Environmental Law Deskbook, Administr
  • Sixth Circuit Clarifies Equitable Merger Doctrine,” State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section e-Newsletter, October 2017
  • “The benefits of landlord/tenant remodeling provisions,” Grand Rapids Business Journal, 11/16/2018
  • Co-Author, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Growth, Regulation, and Challenges in the United States,” Environmental Law and Management, 2014
  • “Is Municipal Zoning a Significant Threat to Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan?” 58 Wayne L. Rev. 279 (2012)
  • Co-Author, Michigan Environmental Law Deskbook, Administrative Law Chapter
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Ford J.H.
Turrell

  • Partner
Grand Rapids

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I bring a steady, calm approach to client interactions, which helps alleviate any stress they may feel, even in the most difficult situations. I maintain a positive attitude, and I practice in an approachable, sincere and congenial way. The rapport I develop with clients helps them feel comfortable picking up the phone to call me any time they need advice.

Ford Turrell counsels real estate and corporate clients in transactions. Within his real estate practice, he guides clients in buying and selling commercial property and drafts and reviews commercial lease agreements and buy-sell agreements for multitenant buildings, commercial buildings or vacant land, including farmland. He also drafts and reviews easement and license agreements for commercial and residential use and prepares and reviews construction and development agreements.

  • Sixth Circuit Clarifies Equitable Merger Doctrine,” State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section e-Newsletter, October 2017
  • “The benefits of landlord/tenant remodeling provisions,” Grand Rapids Business Journal, 11/16/2018
  • Co-Author, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Growth, Regulation, and Challenges in the United States,” Environmental Law and Management, 2014
  • “Is Municipal Zoning a Significant Threat to Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan?” 58 Wayne L. Rev. 279 (2012)
  • Co-Author, Michigan Environmental Law Deskbook, Administr
  • Sixth Circuit Clarifies Equitable Merger Doctrine,” State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section e-Newsletter, October 2017
  • “The benefits of landlord/tenant remodeling provisions,” Grand Rapids Business Journal, 11/16/2018
  • Co-Author, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Growth, Regulation, and Challenges in the United States,” Environmental Law and Management, 2014
  • “Is Municipal Zoning a Significant Threat to Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan?” 58 Wayne L. Rev. 279 (2012)
  • Co-Author, Michigan Environmental Law Deskbook, Administrative Law Chapter