Romeo/Washington Twp. Office

Gerard J Garno

Rickard Denney Garno - Romeo Washington Twp Office

Gerard J. Garno and the Romeo/Washington Twp. Office Staff

Gerard J. Garno is an attorney with the firm of Rickard, Denney, Garno & Leichliter.  Mr. Garno specializes in the areas of Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Estate Planning & Probate, Personal Injury and Bankruptcy.  He joined the firm in 2003 after years of previous practice in Imlay City and Toledo, Ohio. He has represented many individuals and businesses in Lapeer, Macomb, St. Clair, Genessee, and Sanilac Counties.


Mr. Garno graduated magna cum laude from both the University of Cincinnati (undergraduate degree) and the University of Toledo College of Law, where he was one of the top ten students and an editor for Law Review. He has had experience as an intern for a Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court as well as one of the largest and most respected law firms in Toledo. He is an honorary member of the Order of the Coif and the American Inns of Court.

Mr. Garno has practiced in most areas of law, including litigation, collections, business law, municipal law, estate planning and probate, bankruptcy and personal injury. He focuses much of his practice on No-Fault and personal injury litigation through the firm’s personal injury division called “Michigan Accident Attorneys.” He also specializes in elder law and Medicaid planning through the firm’s elder law division, Heritage Elder Law and Planning. He is a member of the Michigan Bar Association, the Lapeer County Bar Association, and the Imlay City Rotary Club and is an active church member.  He is an avid classical guitarist, performs concerts in his local community and has published several books and CD’s of classical and Christian music. He lives outside Capac, Michigan with his wife and children.