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Thomas George Sinas

also known as Tom Sinas

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accident, Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death

About Me

For more information about Tom and the opening of the Sinas Dramis Law Firm's Grand Rapids office, read this article published in the Grand Rapids Business Journal: http://www.grbj.com/articles/79723-law-firm-settles-into-market


 


For more information, including press coverage, about Tom's work when he practiced in Minnesota, visit these sites:


http://www.lawandpolitics.com/minnesota/The-Largest-Personal-Injury-Recoveries-of-the-Year/625925e6-852b-44ed-89a5-c3f67545509b.html


 


http://www.startribune.com/local/west/169714116.html


 


http://www.witn.com/home/headlines/46226872.html

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
  2. Trucking Accident: 20%
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
  4. Car Accidents: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Bryan Joseph Waldman

    Prior to working with Tom, we consulted on many matters and I was always impressed with his intellect and legal analysis of matters. Having now worked with him on numerous cases, I am even more impressed with his thoroughness and commitment to his clients.

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    Bryan Waldman Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Thomas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Sinas, Dramis, Brake, Boughton & McIntyre, P.C.

15 Ionia Ave SW Ste 300
Grand Rapids, MI, 49503-4187

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing201303/27/2015
MNAuthorized to practice200601/05/2014
NDNo longer licensed to practice law in N.D.200712/19/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Clients' Choice AwardAVVO2014
Excellence AwardAmerican Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division2008
Best Brief AwardUniversity of Minnesota Law School2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateSinas, Dramis, Brake, Boughton & McIntyre, P.C.2013 - Present
Assistant County Attorney - Complex Crime UnitOffice of the Hennepin County Attorney2010 - 2013
AssociateRobins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P.2006 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Legal Assistance CenterBoard of Directors2015 - Present
Justice Foundation of West MichiganCommittee Member2014 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2013 - Present
Michigan Association for JusticeMember2013 - Present
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Grand Rapids Lawyer (Grand Rapids Bar Association)Don't Overlook the Intentional Auto Tort2015
Grand Rapids Lawyer (Grand Rapids Bar Association)Standing Strong: Michigan Court of Appeals Affirms Medical Providers' Right to Sue No-Fault Insurers2015
Grand Rapids Lawyer (Grand Rapids Bar Association)A New Trap for the Unwary No-Fault Lawyer2014
Grand Rapids Lawyer (Grand Rapids Bar Association)Protect Your Family: Beware the "Step-Down" Insurance Clause2014
The Grand Rapids LawyerA Judicially-Created Disqualification from No-Fault Benefits2014
Lansing State JournalUber Raises Public Safety Concerns2014
The Grand Rapids Press/MLiveThere's One Important Question Left Out of Grand Rapids' Airbnb Discussion2014
William Mitchell Law Review"Texts, Lies, and Identity Theft: Prosecuting Complex Financial Fraud with Minnesota's Racketeering Statute"2013
Book (contributing author)Professionalism in Medicine: A Case-Based Guide for Medical Students2010
Journal of the Minnesota Association for JusticeDamages Questions on the Special Verdict Form2010
Journal of the Minnesota Association for justiceUsing the Internet Archive to Investigate and Strengthen Your Case2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of MichiganEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
University of MichiganJazz StudiesBFA2001

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
People's Law SchoolRules of the Road: Michigan Auto Law2014
Michigan Supreme Court Judicial ConferenceAdmire v. Auto Owners Ins. Co.2014
Michigan Association for Justice No-Fault InstituteThe Admire Problem2014
Mary Free Bed Patient Advocate Advisory CouncilAuto Law 101 and Pending No-Fault Legislation2014
CPAN Admire III WorkshopA Legal Analysis of the Admire Problem2014
"Let Our Voices be Heard" (CPAN workshop)Auto Law 1012014
People's Law SchoolCriminal Law2013
Financial Crime TrainingRacketeering Forfeiture2013
Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN): Admire II WorkshopBeyond Admire: Recent Court of Appeals Decisions Regarding the Everyday Living Needs of Catastrophically Injured2013
Minnesota Sheriff's Association/Law Enforcement Training ServiceMortgage and Real Estate Fraud2012
Minnesota Association for Justice Annual ConventionTo Answer or Not to Answer: Legal Arguments For and Against Requiring the Jury to Answer the Damage Question2009
American Association for Justice Mid-year ConventionGoing Back in Time: Using the Internet Archive2008