Tripp and Tagg, Attorneys at Law 

Practicing law in Barry County for more than 30 years. 

David H. Tripp was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan in 1952, graduated from Hastings High School in 1970, graduated from
Michigan State University June 7, 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History.  He received his Juris Doctor degree on
June 9,1978 from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.  He was admitted to the
State Bar of Michigan November 9, 1978 and has practiced in Hastings, Michigan ever since.  He has practiced in District Courts,
Circuit Courts, Probate Courts throughout Michigan as well as the Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court.  Mr. Tripp has
also been licensed to practice in Federal District Courts in the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan.  
His practice areas include Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Domestic Relations, Criminal Law, Business Organizations,
Contracts, General Civil Litigation and a wide range of Real Estate experience. With Barry County having a multitude of lakes, Mr. Tripp’s
practice includes extensive experience in property lines disputes around lakes was well as and Riparian Rights issues both in trial and in
Appellant work.  Mr. Tripp also has argued many cases in the Michigan Court of Appeals and some subsequent Michigan Supreme Court cases.
This has resulted in many published and unpublished opinions.
For a complete listing of the Appellant opinions in which Mr. Tripp has been involved in, please view the following Link:  Mr. Tripp Appellant History 




Nathan E. Tagg was born in Hastings, Michigan and grew up in the Barry County area.  He graduated from Lakewood High School and in 2001 received his Bachelors of Arts in History Degree from Olivet College.  He received his Juris Doctorate from the  Howard University School of Law in Washington D.C. 

While attending Howard University Mr. Tagg was awarded the Earl H. Davis Scholarship from the Olender Foundation and selected as a Lumbard Fellow by the Association of Alumni and Friends of J. Edward Lumbard.  He served the fellowship with the United States Attorneys Office in Manhattan which services the Southern District of New York,

After graduating from Howard Mr. Tagg was admitted to practice law in the State of California in May 2005. Shortly thereafter he moved back to the Hastings area and was admitted to practice law in Michigan in November of 2005.  Mr. Tagg has practiced in numerous counties throughout the State of Michigan in the areas of divorce, custody, criminal law, drunk driving, estate planning, estate administration, business law, contracts, civil litigation, and appellate issues. 

Mr. Tagg is a past President of the Hastings Kiwanis,, the Vice President of the Green Gables Haven Domestic Violence Shelter, former volunteer for the Woodland Athletic Association, and Big Brothers Big Sisters and has served on the Barry County United Way Allocations Committee.  He was recently appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the Board of Auctioneers for the State of Michigan,,1607,7-277-57738_57679_57726-250113--,00.html.

Mr. Tagg has been married to his wife Rebecka (Duits) since 2004.  They have one child (Hudson), who is considered the cutest kid in the world, and live in the Hastings area.

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