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Robert J. MacDonald

Flint, Michigan

Robert J. MacDonald practices in the areas of worker's compensation, Social Security disability, and personal injury. He joined the law firm, founded by his grandfather, in 1996 as a third-generation plaintiff's worker's compensation attorney and practiced law with his late father Duncan MacDonald for 20 years. Mr. MacDonald clerked for Professor John Brennan at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School as well as in Genesee County Circuit Court. He has over the years published columns on worker's compensation and other legal matters for the local UAW newspaper and in the "Flint Journal." Mr. MacDonald has given numerous seminars for UAW members and has been a lecturer on worker's compensation for the Michigan Association for Justice and Lorman Educational Services. He is a member of the Genesee County Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan (member of the Workers' Compensation Law, Negligence Law, Social Security Lawyers, and Labor and Employment Law Sections), and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives. He is the immediate past president of the Michigan Association for Justice and has served for years as chair of the organization's workers' compensation committee.