About Stedman, Fershee & Fershee

​Stedman, Fershee & Fershee is located in the historic Gaslight District in downtown Petoskey, Michigan and has served clients throughout Northern Michigan and the U.S.A. since 1978.  Our office is committed to providing you with the 'big city' legal representation you expect from your lawyer, but in a warm and client-friendly 'small-town' setting. 

Attorney John Fershee brings legal expertise in the areas of Estate Planning (including wills and trusts); Personal Injury; Business Formation & Succession Planning; and Real Estate.

Please contact our office to schedule a free and confidential initial consultation to discuss how we can be part of your solution.  We are committed to defining the best course of action to address your specific legal issue.

John Fershee, Attorney

Legal Education: Juris Doctorate degree received from Michigan State University/ Detroit College of Law in 1970.

Community Services: Currently serves as a board member of Crooked Tree Arts Center, Trustee of United Methodist Church, and former City Commissioner.

Areas of Practice: Estate Planning, Probate Administration, Real Estate & Condominiums, Corporation & Business Planning,  and Litigation in Business and Insurance.

John D. Fershee holds a Certificate of Completion in the areas of probate and estate planning issued by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Contact John by email at:​ john@johnfershee.com

​​Photograph of Partners, 1990

David Fershee - retired (left), John Fershee (middle), Lynn Stedman - retired (right)



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