Law Office of Matt Michaels: About Us


-Wills & Trusts, Divorce, Probate, Civil Litigation, Property.

-Estate Planning, and many general law matters.

-Courtroom experienced attorney and litigator.

-Licensed attorney to practice in State of Michigan courts.

-Sworn to practice in the Federal Court (Eastern District of MI).

-Juris Doctor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

-Member of Michigan State Bar.

-Current or past member of Oakland, Livingston, Washtenaw bars.

-Institute of Continuing Legal Education Partner.

-Use of professional mediators as appropriate.

-Court appointed Attorney Guardian ad Litem.

-High multistate bar exam score: examiners waived grading 2nd half.

-Top 5% of nation on multistate professional responsibility exam.

-Certificate of appreciation for work in Sixty Plus Estate Planning Clinic.

-Paralegal on staff (graduated summa cum laude).

-Notary publics on staff.


-Married over 35 years; seven children.

-Resident of Brighton Michigan area over 35 years.

-Contributed to church.

-Past youth organizations leader.

-Experienced multi-property renovator and landlord.

-Actively contributed to associations for the mentally disabled.


-B.S. Mechanical Engineering.

-Former Vice President for an international software company.

-Helped build industrial distribution network throughout Americas.

-Dealt effectively with intellectual property protection issues.

-Former Area Manager for a General Electric Company division.

-Former engineer at one of the world's largest brass mills.

-Spoke and published on technology and manufacturing subjects.

-Former Society of Manufacturing Engineers member.

-Extensive international experience/travel.

-Built all aspects of successful businesses from the ground up.

Grand River Ave, Brighton Michigan