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Lawyer

Alfred J. Fortino, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1940. Decorated Bronze Star. Member canvassers Michigan State Board, 1963—1967; trustee Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1967—1985; Member of American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Pine River Country.

Background

Fortino, Alfred J. was born on November 16, 1914 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Son of Michele and Giovannina Fortino.

Education

Alma College (Bachelor of Arts, 1937). University of Michigan (Master of Arts, 1938. Juris Doctor, 1940).

Career

Worked at Fortino, Plaxton, Moskal & Costanzo, P.C. (Alma, Michigan) specializing in General Practice. Civil Trial and Appellate Litigation. Probate, Insurance Defense, Real Estate, Corporation, Labor Law, Municipal and School Law, Domestic Relations.

Admitted to the bar, 1940, Michigan. County Public Administrator, 1941-1943. Village Attorney, Breckenridge, Michigan, 1946-1983.

City Attorney, St. Louis, 1950-1959. Village Attorney, Shepherd, Michigan, 1950-1959. Member: Gratiot County and American Bar Associations.

State Bar of Michigan. The Firm of Fortino, Plaxton and Moskal was started in 1940 by Alfred Fortino and has grown into a successful diversified practice that services Gratiot, Clinton, Clare, Midland, Osceola, Roscommon, Ogemaw, Isabella, Gladwin, Montcalm and MeCosta.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1940.

Membership

Member canvassers Michigan State Board, 1963—1967. Trustee Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1967—1985. Member of American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Pine River Country.

Connections

Married Mary Alice Damon, February 15, 1941. Children: Charles, Richard, Thomas.

father:
Michele Fortino

mother:
Giovannina Fortino

spouse:
Mary Alice Damon

child:
Thomas Fortino

child:
Charles Fortino

child:
Richard Fortino