Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner & Wollmer  
  AttorneysRecent NewsBLOGPractice AreasClientsResourcesLinksContact UsHome  
  Attorney Mark Makower  

back to attorneys


Mark Makower has over 36 years of practice in the field of real estate, construction and association law. A licensed residential builder for over 30 years, Mark completed his undergraduate education at the University of Michigan and his legal education at the University of Michigan and Washington University.

Mark is the only community association lawyer in Michigan to be a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He is also one of only two lawyers in Michigan to be a member of the College of Community Association Lawyers. He served as Chairman of the State Bar of Michigan’s Real Property Law Section and was responsible for the substantial rewrite of the Michigan Condominium Act in 2001 and 2002. He has been a frequent speaker on association law for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Real Property Law Section of the Michigan State Bar, Lorman and Community Associations Institute, and has written numerous articles on condominium law in national and local publications.


Mark was selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Michigan Super Lawyers in 2008 through 2016.



  • University of Michigan; Washington University, J.D. 1980

  • University of Michigan, B.G.S.


  • Admitted to Michigan Bar (1980)

Professional Involvement and Publications

  • Member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (only Community Association lawyer in Michigan to be a member)

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyers and DB Business Top Lawyers

  • Member of the College of Community Association Lawyers (1 of only 2 in Michigan)

  • Past Chairman of the 3500 Member Real Property Law Section – State Bar of Michigan

  • Member of Community Associations Institute – Past Member of the National Amicus Curiae Brief Team, and two-term past president and long time member of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chapter

  • Certified Civil Mediator

Attorney Mark Makower


Super Lawyers


Copyright 2015 Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC --- The information contained on this site is provided for informational purposes as a service to the Internet community, and does not constitute legal advice. The use of this site or other communication with us does not create an attorney-client relationship. You should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. If you have confidential information do not provide it to us until we agree in writing to represent you for that matter. Unless you have received such a written agreement, we will not consider any correspondence, emails, or other communications you send us as confidential. Even if you receive such an agreement, you should note that email may be intercepted by others. You should therefore consider using other means to send sensitive or confidential information. We try to provide quality information, but we make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site. Web links are provided to help you locate other Internet resources that may be of interest to you, and are not endorsements or approval of any information, products or services in the sites. In addition, laws and opinions are subject to change depending on changes in statutes or case law. As legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent counsel