Matthew J. Boettcher, JD
Matthew J. Boettcher is a partner in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office and managing partner of Plunkett & Cooney’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation with specialization in real property, contract disputes and business torts. Mr. Boettcher received his undergraduate degree in accounting, cum laude, from the University of Detroit in 1984. He continued his education at the University of Detroit School of Law, where he graduated, cum laude, in 1987. Following graduation, Mr. Boettcher went on to serve as a clerk for the Honorable Patricia J. Boyle of the Michigan Supreme Court. Professional Memberships Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association State Bar of Michigan Illinois State Bar American Bar Association Ohio Bar Association Other Memberships (Past and Present) American Inns of Court (1997-1999) Clarenceville Board of Education, Trustee, (1997-present), V.P. (1999), President (2001-2003), Treasurer (2005-2006) Publications and Lectures “Enforceable Contracts Without Agreement On Price,” Boettcher & Gerish, Michigan Bar Journal (June 2005) Boettcher and Tucciarone, “Concerns Over Attorney-Client Communication via E-Mail: Is the Sky Really Falling?,” The Law Review of Michigan State University – Detroit College of Law 127 (2002) “Voluntary Intoxication: A Defense To Specific Intent Crimes,” 65 U. Det. L. Rev. 33 (1988) Case Note, People v Gonyea, 421 Mich 462; 635 NW2d 156 (1986), 63 U.Det. L. Rev. 595 (1986) Academic Background Preparatory Education: University of Detroit (B.S., cum laude, 1984) Legal Education: University of Detroit School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1987) Honors and Awards: University of Detroit Law Review, Executive Editor, (1986-87); Junior Staff (1985-86) Beta Alpha Psi, President (1983-84) Admission to Bar 1987, Michigan 1988, Illinois 1997, U.S. Supreme Court 2002, Ohio.