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Michael J. Garris

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice

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About Me

Obtained $16 Million settlement in October 2005 in motor vehicle crash case which is beleived to be a record for ther State of Michigan.


Obtained a $3 million medical negligence against the University of Michigan Hospital in February 2007.


Case Evaluator for Wayne, Washtenaw, Lenawee and Livingston Counties.


Coach of Premier soccer teams(1998 to 2009) and AAU basketball teams(1998 to 2008).

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Licensed since 1979

  1. Car Accidents: 40%
    36 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    36 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    36 years

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Garris, Garris, Garris & Garris, P.C.

300 East Washington Street

Ann Arbor, MI, 48104-2010

Garris Garris Garris & Garris P C
300 E Washington St
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 481042010

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198008/17/2015
MIActive And In Good Standing197908/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Who's Who in the Worldmarquis Who's Who in American Law2010
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Who's Who in American LawMarquis2009
SuperlawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2007
Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in American Law2007
Lawdragon leading Plaintiff's' lawyers in AmericaLawdragon Magazine2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer (Michigan)2006
Best Law FirmBusiness Insider Magazine2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGarris,Garris, Garris and Garris P.C.1979 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washtenaw County Bar AssociationN/A1980 - Present
Washtenaw County Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1980 - Present
Michigan Association For JusticeN/A1979 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1979 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of MichiganN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association 61st Annual MeetingOvercoming 5 Obstacles to Achieve a $16 Million Settlement2006