Our History

Willingham & Coté, P.C., was founded in 1963 by two solo practitioners, Charles F. Willingham and John L. Coté. Since then, Willingham & Coté has become recognized as one of the premier law firms in Michigan, and its attorneys now represent clients throughout Michigan and the United States.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide superior, personalized legal services to meet the needs of our diverse client base.  We promote individual relationships based on trust, while efficiently and energetically pursuing the goals our clients.  A team of expert attorneys and skilled support staff diligently deliver a full scope of services.  

Legal Excellence

Willingham & Coté provides a wide array of legal services to businesses, associations and individuals. We believe we best serve our clients when we act as “problem solvers.” Therefore, we take our role as “counselors” seriously, giving our honest opinion and advice to ensure that our clients understand their legal rights and options. If litigation is required, we provide aggressive representation at the trial and appellate levels.

We appreciate the recognition and trust our clients have placed in us and strive to repay that with effective representation that allows our clients to achieve their goals and protect their interests.

Commitment to Public Service

Outside the legal arena, our firm is also a long-standing and proud supporter of area charities, schools and associations.  We also provide financial support for eligible non-profit organizations that provide free civil legal aid to the poor.

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