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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 100%
    16 years



Hourly ($250-300/hour)

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michelle Louise Steffen

    Ms. Speaker is a talented and determined lawyer. A great choice to handle any legal matter you may be facing.


    Michelle Steffen Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Brandon William Gardner

    I have known Ms. Speaker for a few years and have come to respect her ability as an advocate. She is the first attorney I think of when someone asks for a referral to an appellate attorney.


    Brandon Gardner Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

230 N Sycamore St
Lansing, MI, 48933

Speaker Law Firm, PLLC

230 N. Sycamore St., Suite D
Lansing, MI, 48933-1094

230 N. Sycamore Street, Suite D
Lansing, MI, 48933



MIActive And In Good Standing200311/03/2015
TXInactive 199910/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinguished Brief AwardThomas M. Cooley Law School Law Review2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerSpeaker Law Firm2007 - Present
AssociateHicks Mullett & Gregg2005 - 2007
AssociateGallagher Law Firm2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ingham County Bar AssociationVice President2008 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Family Law SectionMember and Amicus Committee2007 - Present
Appellate Practice Section, State Bar of MichiganImmediate Past Chair2005 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalUsing Motions to Remand in Probate Appeals2012
State Bar of Michigan Probate and Estate Planning JournalThe Mysterious World of Stays Pending Appeal in Probate Matters2011
Family Advocate (ABA)Communicating with Children in Custody Disputes2010
Family Law Journal of the State Bar of MichiganWhat happens to custody of child when adoption falls apart?2008
Appellate Practice Section newsletter of the State Bar of MichiganAn overview of stays pending appeal2008
Appellate Practice Section Newsletter of State Bar of MichiganMichigan Supreme Court's Citation to Wikipedia2008
Appellate Practice Section Newsletter of State Bar of MichiganA Review of MCR 7.215--Execution and Enforcement of Court of Appeals Orders2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas)Political Science & SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebinarNew Circuit Court Appeal Rules2012
Family Law Section Mid-Summer SeminarTo appeal or not to appeal? Reversal in Custody Cases2012
Mid Summer SeminarHot Topics in the Michigan Supreme Court and Court of Appeals2008
Employment Law SeminarCases you need to have in your hip pocket2007