Zachary E. Backlund, Esq.

Associate Attorney


Family law, estate planning, real estate


Michigan State University College of Law (2011) Juris Doctor


DePaul University (2008) Bachelor of Arts in Political Science


State Bar of Michigan (2011 - present)

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2012 - present)

United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan (2013 - present)


Land Services, Inc. (2015-2016) Traverse City, MI - title research (patent deed to present) for both surface and mineral rights, abstracting, ownership reports for surface and mineral rights, mapping assistance.

Unoco PLS, Inc. (2014-2015) Leroy, MI - title research - patent deed to present, abstracting, ownership reports, and mapping assistance.

English as a Second Language (2006) - Chicago, IL - A program at DePaul University - taught English at Erie Neighborhood House.


AmeriCorps Corps Member (2005-2007) - Chicago, IL - tutor and teacher's aid at Christopher House (for children).


Moved back to Gaylord in 2016 to practice law in his hometown.  Zach enjoys all that living up North has to offer, including golf, mountain biking, and spending time on the lake.

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