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Michael H. Cutler

About Me

Admitted to the United States District Court  on Februray 3rd, 1994

Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals on October 31, 2005


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    25 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Family: 40%
    25 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Probate: 10%
    25 years, 2 thousand cases
  4. Litigation: 10%
    25 years, 2 thousand cases



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Payment Types:

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Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

  • Loren M. Dickstein

    I have been referring Mr. Cutler work for approximately 10 years. After about 5 years worth of consistent positive feedback from my clients. I decided to hire Mr. Cutler for my own personal legal issues. What a great attorney! He is effective, efficient, aggressive and highly respected by the courts and other attorneys in the area. Essentially, he treated me like his own family. I endorse him with the highest possible confidence.


    Loren Dickstein Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Todd A. Fox

    Mike and I are about to wrap up a divorce with minor children. He has been a very worthy opponent, yet remained reasonable in his approach. I would not hesitate to recommend him to family or friends if they were in need of legal services.


    Todd Fox Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Cutler and Associates, P.C.

38275 W 12 Mile Rd, Suite #102
Farmington Hills, MI, 48331
Farmington Hills, MI



MIActive And In Good Standing199110/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AdmittedWestern District Court of Michigan2011
AdmittedU.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit2005
Appointment as Mediator - Wayne CountyMediation Tribunal Association2004
Appointment as Mediator - Oakland CountyOakland County Bar Association2002
Appointment as Mediator - Washtenaw CountyWashtenaw County Bar Association2001
moot court judgeWashtenaw County Bar Association2000
AdmittedU.S. District Court - Eastern District1994
certificate of recognitionOakland County Bar Association1992
pro hac vicepro hac vice - Illinois state CourtsN/A
pro hac vicepro hac vice - Ohio state CourtsN/A
pro hac vicepro hac vice - Antigua IslandN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCutler and Associates, p.c.1997 - Present
AttorneyGordon, Cutler & Hoffman1991 - 1997
Judical ClerkOakland County Circuit Court1989 - 1990
law clerkBeacon & Hill, p.c in Boston, MA1988 - 1988
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oakland County Bar AssociationAppointed Circuit Court Mediator2002 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationAppointed District Court Mediator2002 - Present
Walnut Lake AssociationChair elect - Legal Department2000 - 2006
Washtenaw County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1993 - 1997
Oakland County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember1991 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
privatedivorce decree, joint custody and alimony
privatefull physical custody
Assault and False ArrestCreated New Law - an exception to gov. immunity
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Publication NameTitleDate
Detroit NewsMichigan Supreme Court To Decide Case2012
Michigan Court Of Appeals - Published decisionsThomas Petipren -v- Villiage of Port Sanilac2011
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyPolice Chief Not Immune When Performing Regular Officer Duties2011
The Detroit NewsFraud Claims Against Rayford Jackson2009
The Detroit NewsFraud Claims Against Local Business Man2009
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyCourt of Appeals to Decide if Tourettes Sufferer Disabled2008
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyTourette Sufferer Sues Grocery Story2008
Michigan Lawyers Weeklytourette Syndrome Case Will Be Appealed2007
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyHandicappers Civil Rights Act2007
The Detroit Newsfraud case involving real estate issues2006
The Detroit NewsCourt to Decide if bagger is disabled2000
Extra - Television Showdisabilities case2000
world News Tonight with Peter JenningsDisabilities Case2000
Michigan Lawyers WeeklySexual Harassment - Economic/Emotional Damages2000
The Detroit NewsTourette's suit is first in Michigan1999
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyEmployment - Sexual Discrimination1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawDoctorate of Jurisprudence1990
University of MichiganBGSBachelors - honors received1986
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Michigan Yearly Lawyers SeminarDivorce - New Procedures and Practices2011
Reginal ConferecnceDivorce and sucessful discovery strategies2010
regiional conferenceThe Process of Divorce2010
Michigan Yearly Lawyers SeminarDevelopments in Domestic Practice2010
BNIDivorce Procedures2007
BNIemployment discrimination and the work place2006
Oakland Country Bar Assoc - employment law divisionwhistle blowers claims2000