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The City of Clarkston is a one half square mile community surrounded by Independence Township with a population of 910 recorded in 2013. Downtown Clarkston has been designated a National Historical Site.

There are many places in Clarkston to appreciate nature including a city park (Depot Park), a swimming beach (Deer Lake Beach) and a County Park (Independence Oaks).

Throughout the year Clarkston is host to several events including, concerts in Depot Park, parades, festivals and an art fair. The historic homes in the city reflect Clarkston’s heritage, giving the community an air of timeless elegance.


  • AAA Absolute Locksmiths
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Clarkston Chrysler Jeep
  • Clarkston Construction Llc
  • Deer Lake Athletic Club
  • DTE Music Theatre
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Griswold Home Care
  • H & R Block
  • Little Caesars Pizza
  • Office Depot
  • Progressive Lifestyles Inc.
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Care
  • Union Woodshop
  • UPS


Clarkston has two national Blue Ribbon schools and six others have earned Michigan Exemplary Blue Ribbon school status; Clarkston was recently named as Forbes Magazine's Top Suburbs to Live Well, MEAP scores and Education, and their grades are among the best in Oakland County; and last year alone, our graduates earned over $5 million in scholarships.

High Schools

  • Clarkston High School
  • Renaissance High School

Private Schools

  • Everest Collegiate High School and Academy
  • Oakland Christian School
  • Cedar Crest Academy


District Court- The city of Clarkston runs through the 52nd District Court Division 2. This division has two judges and four primary divisions: traffic, civil, criminal, and probation. The traffic division deals with citations written by police departments. The civil division handles cases that involve money or damage claims, and landlord/tenant disputes. The criminal division processes paperwork from the police department, state law and ordinance prosecutors, and cases that involve misdemeanor offenses, both traffic and non-traffic. The probation division conducts pre-sentence investigations, alcohol assessments, probation supervision, and probation violation hearings.

Oakland County Circuit Court- The Circuit Court is a division of the state judiciary and serves as a trial court of general jurisdiction serving all the citizens of Oakland County. 

It hears both civil and criminal cases, as well as appeals from the District Court, Probate Court, family law cases and administrative agencies.

1200 North Telegraph Road
Dept. 404  
Pontiac, MI 48341-0404

BROWN AND BROWN, PLC is a diverse firm located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan representing clients in Michigan primarily in Oakland County, Macomb County and Wayne County. Our firm has over 25 years of district court and circuit court trial and litigation experience. We are dedicated to providing quality and competent legal representation to all of our clients.   We focus on Criminal Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Probate Wills, Personal Injury, Estates, Trusts, and Business Law/Litigation. 

At Brown and Brown, PLC our focus is on making sure that we do our very best for each and every client. Our firm is licensed to practice in all courts in the state of Michigan including the Federal Courts and the Federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio.  For help with all your Pontiac legal problems, please call the attorneys at Brown and Brown, PLC today at 248-454-1120 or by email at