Brian A. Pappas, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Associate Director... more
Brian A. Pappas, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Associate Director Alternative Dispute Resolution Program at MSU College of Law, is a civil and domestic relations mediator trained and experienced in both facilitative and transformative methods. A certified civil and domestic relations facilitative mediation trainer, Mr. Pappas teaches civil mediation, domestic relations mediation, adv... view profile
My primary occupation is as a professor, teaching students to practice law by... more
My primary occupation is as a professor, teaching students to practice law by actually practicing it with them in a wide variety of cases in state and federal courts in Michigan. From time to time I take matters privately across a wide range of issues. Often these are distinct pieces of litigation, real estate transactions, or providing expert opinions in several different substantive areas. My... view profile
I am a graduate of the University of Michigan law school, licensed as attorney since... more
I am a graduate of the University of Michigan law school, licensed as attorney since 1982. I have extensive experience in both state and federal courts. It appears that I have more published opinions at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals than any other Michigan attorney who does not work for the government. I have gotten many people out of prison. I have argued at the US Supreme Court. I am well ... view profile
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