History

Community Association Law Firm

Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer is dedicated to helping communities thrive. We provide sound, practical legal guidance, delivered in an innovative and streamlined manner, and have built our reputation on ethics, experience and excellence. We zealously advocate on behalf of our clients while always valuing resolutions that serve the best interest of our clients and promote increased harmony in the community.

Our Law Firm Timeline

The seeds of our success were planted over four decades ago. And we’ve been steadily growing and honing our craft ever since. Today, we are proud to be known as the preeminent Michigan law firm focused on the advancement of community association law and real estate development law. 40+ years ago Mark Makower, our founding partner, began specializing in community association law.  2001 Nathaniel Abbate Jr. joined Mark. 2004 Mark and Nat joined of Dickinson Wright. Stephen Guerra joined DW where Mark became his mentor.  2010 Mark, Nat and Steve left DW to form their own firm. 2013 Doug Alexander joined firm. Doug had previously founded a practice that represented over 700 community associations. 2015 Wayne Wegner and Jeff Vollmer and the entire Wegner Vollmer team (representing 600+ associations) joined the firm. 2015-present Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer became and remains the preeminent law firm for community association law in the Midwest.

Michigan’s Real Estate Law Firm

The Firm was officially established in 2010, although its foundation was laid over decades of hard work, experience and development. To rise to the forefront of community association law in Michigan, the Firm has combined its extensive experience and knowledge with advanced, unique technology to assist its clients. Since its conception, the Firm’s size, breadth of clientele and presence has grown considerably, solidifying Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC as the preeminent law firm in Michigan focused on the representation of community associations and the advancement of community association law. The Firm’s attorneys stand ready to help its clients navigate the array of challenges they face, from enforcing restrictions, collecting assessments, and establishing, updating and interpreting governing documents, to addressing construction defects or any other issue impacting community associations. While Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC specializes in community association law, the Firm also practices in other real estate related areas including residential and commercial real estate acquisition, development, sale, leasing, financing, and real property title issues.
Law Firm Staff

Community Law Attorneys

Our attorneys are experts in community association law. With over 220 years of combined experience in this area of community law, our dedicated team is suited to ensure that your legal needs are met.

Meet our Attorneys

What We Do Best

Our Michigan attorneys specialize in community association law, real estate development law, construction law, real estate transactions law, and litigation.

 

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