David L. Stowe Traverse City Elder Law Attorney

David L. Stowe

David L. Stowe is a attorney emeritus of the Legacy Legal Group, PLC. While he is for the most part retired, he maintains his practice in the following practice areas:

  • Mediation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Guardianships and conservatorships
  • Adoption

Mr. Stowe can be contacted at (231) 941-5000, or fax (231) 941-5000, or by Email


David Stowe is an attorney emeritus of the Legacy Legal Group. Mr. Stowe has been a lawyer in Michigan for 35 years. Mr. Stowe practiced law in Traverse City for more than twenty years before being elected Grand Traverse County Probate Judge in November, 2000, and served as Chief Judge until December 31, 2012.

David has long been an advocate for individuals and their families, having represented thousands of clients while practicing law, and overseen a similar number of cases while sitting as a Probate and Family Division Circuit Judge. In prior years, David received “Best Attorney in the North” designation by a Northern Michigan publication, as well as Humanitarian of the Year by a State child and Family welfare agency. He has long been recognized as an AV rated preeminent attorney by the Country’s oldest Attorney National rating service, Martindale-Hubbell.

While David is mostly retired from the practice of law, he maintains a practice as a mediator and arbitrator, and serves as a visiting judge in courts throughout Michigan.