David H. Tripp was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan in 1952, graduated from Hastings High School in 1970, graduated from Michigan State University June 7, 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. He received his Juris Doctor degree on June 9,1978 from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio. He was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan November 9, 1978 and has practiced in Hastings, Michigan ever since. He has practiced in District Courts, Circuit Courts, Probate Courts throughout Michigan as well as the Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court. Mr. Tripp has also been licensed to practice in Federal District Courts in the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan.
His practice areas include Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Domestic Relations, Criminal Law, Business Organizations, Contracts, General Civil Litigation and a wide range of Real Estate experience. With Barry County having a multitude of lakes, Mr. Tripp’s practice includes extensive experience in property line disputes around lakes as well as Riparian Rights issues both in trial and in Appellate work. Mr. Tripp also has argued many cases in the Michigan Court of Appeals and some subsequent Michigan Supreme Court cases. This has resulted in many published and unpublished opinions.