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Philip Vera

Philip Vera

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Criminal Defense

About Me

Philip G. Vera


My passion is fighting to defend my client's rights and obtain the best outcome possible under their unique circumstances.  Whatever your legal challenge, I encourage you to contact me without hesitation. 


When you need a lawyer for your family law challenge, criminal defense or disability claim, in or near Macomb County, Michigan, I am here to personally assess your situation and help you deal with the problem.


Michigan Law Services, PLLC

At Michigan Law Services, PLLC, you will find well-educated, highly focused lawyers dedicated to delivering the personal service and aggressive representation you need. We welcome your call when you need a lawyer who will hear you out, relate to you on a human level, and take the right steps to resolve your problem.

We take pride in strong, current legal knowledge across our practice areas, along with our ability to put our experience in southeast Michigan courts to work for you. Equally important are factors that set us apart from some lawyers you might contact — we return calls promptly and truly make your case a priority.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    9 years
  2. Child Custody: 40%
    9 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    9 years



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Colin Grant Mccallin

    I endorse this lawyer. He is highly respected in his field.


    Colin Mccallin DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Elizabeth B Carpenter

    I endorse this lawyer. Professional knowledgeable -- goes the extra mile for clients.


    Elizabeth Carpenter Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Michigan Law Services, PLLC

48645 Van Dyke Avenue, Suite 202
Shelby Township, MI, 48317



MIActive And In Good Standing200608/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client's Choice - DivorceAvvo2015
Dawn C. Beachneau AwardThomas M. Cooley Law Review2006
Managing EditorThomas M. Cooley Law Review2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Legal AdvisorHelping Hands Across Michigan2014 - Present
AttorneyMichigan Law Services, PLLC2006 - Present
ExternMacomb County Prosecutor's Office2005 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Helping Hands Across MichiganBoard of Advisors2014 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Family Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Macomb County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Eastern District of Michigan chapter)Member2006 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Student Division - Cooley Law School Auburn HillsPresident2004 - 2005

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
J.L.G. v. P.J.G.After trial, client J.L.G. was awarded 100% of the marital home along with her 100% of her retirement account, 100% of her bank account, all of her personal property and even the dog.
People v. WilsonCase Dismissed
J.T. (Father) v. J.L. (Mother)Mother awarded Sole Physical Custody and Father Awarded Every Other Weekend Parenting Time

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Oakland UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Cooley Solo NetworkSmall Firm Practice2012