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Stephen Howard Sinas

also known as Stephen Sinas, Steve Sinas

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accident, Trucking Accident, Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    7 years
  2. Trucking Accident: 25%
    7 years
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 25%
    7 years
  4. Car Accidents: 25%

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Contact Info

Sinas Dramis Law Firm

3380 Pinetree Rd
Lansing, MI, 48911

Sinas Dramis Law Firm

15 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200706/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top 5 under 35 AwardIngham County Bar Association2013
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Winner of MI State Bar Neg Sec 2007 Law School Writing CompMichigan State Bar Negligence Section2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorMichigan State University College Of Law2015 - Present
ShareholderSinas Dramis Brake Boughton & McIntyre, PC2007 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Ingham County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionBoard Member2013 - Present
State Bar of MichiganCharacter & Fitness District E Committee Member2013 - Present
Michigan Association for JusticePeople's Law School Committee Chairman2013 - Present
Michigan Association for JusticeExecutive Board Member2010 - Present
Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN)MemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Bletz v Gribble, et alSettlement - $3,000,000
Admire v Auto Owners Insurance CompanyDecided by the Michigan Supreme Court
Price v High Pointe Oil CompanyDecided by the Michigan Supreme Court

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Michigan Association for Justice QuarterlyMoody v Home-Owners: What Does This Case Mean for Medical Providers?2014
The New Citizen PressMichigan's Auto No-Fault Law: Understand Your Rights Before They May Change2014
Thomas M. Cooley Law Review"Deciphering Two Related Concepts: No-Fault PIP Causation Law and the Decision in Griffith v State Farm"2010
Michigan Association for Justice November 2009 Advance Sheet"Fischer v Blakenship & the Seriousness of Permenant Disfigurement2009
State Bar of Michigan, Negligence Law Section QuarterlyThe Legal Rights of Michigan Citizens Have Been Limited by Recent Decision of the Michigan Supreme Court2007
No-Fault Red Book Online (NFRBO)No-Fault Red Book Online (NFRBO)N/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJuris Doctor2007
Universiy of MichiganDouble Major - Economics & English LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Michigan Association for Justice Rapid Fire Seminar3rd Party Auto Threshold Update2015
ICLE No-Fault Summit 2015Damages in PIP cases: The Reasonable Charge Requirement2015
People's Law School - East LansingThe Affordable Care Act and its Implications2014
On-Demand Webinar (Panelist)Auto No-Fault First-Party Update2014
Admire Workshop III (CPAN)Allowable Expense Benefits: Understanding Section 3107(1)(a)2014
Supreme Summer SeminarAdmire v Auto-Owners2013
Supreme Court SeminarPrice v High-Pointe Oil Company2013
People's Law School - East LansingHealth Care Law Basics and the Affordable Care Act2013
On Demand SeminarsFirst-Party No-Fault Update 20132013
No-Fault Institute XAffordable Care Act Basics for Auto No-Fault Attorneys2013
Intersection: The Michigan No-Fault Law & The Federal Affordable Care ActTort Liens & Subrogation2013
CPAN Admire WorkshopBeyond Admire: Recent Court of Appeals Cases Regarding the Everyday Livings Needs of the Catastrophically Injured2013
People's Law School - LansingConstitutional Law & Civil Rights Litigation2012
No-Fault InstituteJohnson v Recca2012
Upper Michigan Legal InstituteNo-Fault Law Update2011
Michigan Association for Justice Seminar in the SnowNo-Fault PIP Causation Law2011
No-Fault InstituteNo-Fault PIP Causation Jury Instructions2010