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About Me

I am a solo practitioner focusing on criminal defense and real estate law. I also have experience in: drafting wills, doing divorces, handling child custody matters, civil litigation, contracts, forming corporations and charities, and landlord-tenant matters.


Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    4 years, 6 cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 17%
    4 years, 2 cases
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 17%
    4 years, 2 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 8%
    4 years, 1 case
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 8%
    4 years, 1 case



Hourly ($50-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Cole M. Young

    I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Kaplan on several matters. He is a great attorney and does a great job of advocating for his clients.


    Cole Young Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Rachel Mira Loebl

    Jeff Kaplan is a highly respected attorney and a well-spoken advocate on behalf of his clients. I enthusiastically endorse him.


    Rachel Loebl Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

24001 Southfield Road
Suite L200
Southfield, MI, 48075


MIActive And In Good Standing201109/01/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner, AttorneyLaw Offices of Jeffrey S. Kaplan, PLLC2011 - Present
Document Review AttorneyKelly Law Registry2012 - 2012
Fulfillment ContractorCengage Learning2011 - 2012
Law ClerkCardelli, Lanfear & Buikema, PC2008 - 2008
ParalegalIrving Oil Corporation2002 - 2005
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of MichiganMember2011 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationDirector, New Lawyers Committee2011 - Present
Michigan Association for JusticeMember2011 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
MTH Management-Chief Okemos Circle Apartments v BradwaySettled for $400 to client.
People v Smith, GloriaAcquitted of home invasion. Guilty of felony firearm, CCW, felonious assualt.
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD2009
Wayne State UniversityJournalismBA2001