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A principal at Hafeli Staran & Christ, P.C., Mr. Christ has nearly twenty (20) years specializing in business law, local government and municipal law, real estate law, zoning and land use law, and commercial litigation.

Mr. Christ is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. He has litigated cases in state and federal court and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, United States Court of Appeal in the Sixth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Christ currently serves as the City Attorney for the cities of Ferndale and Lake Angelus, as well as providing counsel to the City of Ypsilanti and the Charter Township of West Bloomfield.


  • J.D., University of Detroit School of Law, 1991;
  • Study of International Law and EEC, London Law Program, Regent's Park, England;
  • B.A. Arts and Letters, Michigan State University, 1987.

Professional Memberships:

  • Oakland County Bar Association;
  • State Bar of Michigan;
  • Michigan Council of School Attorneys (Former President, 2000-2001);
  • Oakland County Municipal Law Committee.


  • Zoning and Land Use in Michigan, Lorman Education Services, 2006;
  • Public Records and Open Meetings, Lorman Education Services, 2002;
  • School Law Seminar, National Business Institute, 1997.


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