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Jody Lipton earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the
University of Michigan in 1990. She went on to receive her Juris Doctor
from the University of Detroit Law School in 1993 – graduating magna cum
laude and in the top ten in her class. She was admitted to the Michigan
Bar that same year and served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for
Oakland County.


Jody became a partner at Lipton Law in 1996, where she has been no
stranger to the courtroom. She has tried more than 50 jury trials and
sits as an arbitrator. Her specialties include Michigan no-fault
insurance, automobile negligence, premises liability and other general
negligence claims. She is also an expert in motorcycle cases and


As a public service to save people money and help protect their
assets, Jody shares her extensive knowledge of auto insurance via
interactive presentations to audiences of all types; she educates people
on the “real facts” about Michigan’s no-fault system.


In addition, Jody is also a Member of the Michigan and American Trial Lawyers
Associations, the Michigan Association for Justice, the Women Lawyers
Association of Michigan, Inforum and the State Bar of Michigan.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 34%
  2. Motorcycle Accident: 33%
  3. Car Accident: 33%

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  • Joseph A. Lavigne

    Jody is very hard working and does an outstanding job for her clients. I have referred friends, family and clients to her with great results. She is well prepared, honest, dedicated and a pleasure to work with.


    Joseph Lavigne Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Gary E. Perlmuter

    Jody is an outstanding lawyer who knows how to achieve excellent results for her clients. I have referred clients to her regularly, and she always exceeds their expectations.


    Gary Perlmuter Business Attorney
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Contact info


MIActive And In Good Standing199301/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyersdbusiness2011
Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2010
Top Lawyersdbusiness2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLipton Law1999 - Present
PartnerLipton and Lipton1996 - 1999
Prosecuting AttorneyOakland County Prosecutor's Office1993 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM)Member2007 - Present
State Bar of MichiganAdmitted to Practice1993 - Present
Michigan Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Michigan Association for JusticeMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of MichiganEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Michigan Health & Rehab ConferenceCrash Course: What’s in Your Insurance Policy?2012
Temple Emanu-El PresentationCrash Course: What's in Your Policy?2011
MAJ No-Fault Institute VIIIUn/Underinsured Motorist Development2011
Inforum Troy Affinity Group BreakfastCrash Course: What's in your policy?2011
MAJ No-Fault Institute VIAttacking the DME in 1st and 3rd Party Cases2009
64th Annual Rapid Fire SeminarUtilizing Case Managers in First Party Auto Representation2009
MTLA No-Fault Institute VDirect Exam of the Plaintiff2008
MTLA No-Fault Institute IVVocational Rehabilitation: Entitlement & Scope2007
MTLA No-Fault Institute IIIHow to Utilize and Protect Your Case Managers2006