Zachary E. Backlund, Esq.
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.
Sterling Law areas of practice include specialization in advocacy and divorce tailored for men. Sterling Law has a strong and successful history of representing both women and men in all areas of family law, including divorce.