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Michael J. Morse is a personal injury attorney with offices located in Southfield, (Oakland County) Michigan. He began his education at the University of Arizona where he earned a Bachelors of Science in business. He graduated with honors in 1989, and then earned a Juris Doctor Degree Cum Laude from the University Of Detroit School Of Law.


 


From 1992 through 1995 Mr. Morse was employed with a medium sized personal injury law firm. Then, in September of 1995 he opened his own firm and today proudly employs 150 legal professionals. The Mike Morse Law Firm is now THE largest firm in Michigan specializing in automobile, truck and motorcycle cases. We also handle catastrophic construction accident cases, significant dog bite cases and will help our clients with social security matters. In addition, we handle FLSA, FELA, defective hip cases, Nursing home cases, complex medical malpractice cases, 1983 and police brutality matters, Maritime cases, and many others.


 


Mr. Morse frequently lectures throughout the State and Country. In addition to serving as legal counsel to his clients, Mr. Morse also serves as a case evaluator and arbitrator in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.


 


Mr. Morse has also authored a book, “Litigating Neck and Back Injuries” by James Publishing.


 


Mr. Morse has received many awards and accolades including The Detroit Free Press Top Place to work every year since 2010, Crain’s Cool Places to Work in Tough Times 2009 and 2012, DBiz Top Lawyer 2009-2012, 2009 21st Century Innovator and 2009 Leader in The Law. In October of 2015 Mr. Morse was the proud recipient of the Spirit of Detroit Award given to him in recognition of his generous contributions of backpacks and school supplies to 23,000 Detroit Public School Students.


 

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Languages spoken: Spanish, Arabic

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 50%
    1 year
  2. Personal Injury: 50%
    1 year

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Contact info

Mike Morse Law Firm

24901 Northwestern Highway
Suite 700
Southfield, MI, 48075

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing199205/14/2016
WIGood Standing198103/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV-Rated LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2010
Top Lawyer in Metro Detroitdbusiness2010
Coolest Place to Work in Tough TimesCrain's Detroit Business2010
Leader in the LawLawyers Weekly2009
21st Century InnovatorLawyers Weekly2009
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
21st Century InnovatorMichigan Lawyers Weekly2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AUniversity of Detroit-Mercy School of Law2005 - Present
Owner and PresidentMichael Morse, P.C.1995 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Michigan Board of ChiropracticMember2008 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember1992 - Present
Michigan Association For JusticeExecutive Board Member1992 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1992 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Auto accident victim vs. Hastings Mutual Insurance Company1st and 3rd party arbitration -$1,003,500.00
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Michigan Association for Justice JournalGoing Paperless for the Law Office: A Practical Guide2009
James Publishing publicationLitigating Head and Neck InjuriesN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ArizonaBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1992
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Michigan Association for Justice: No Fault InstituteDefense Medical Examinations2010
MAJ 2010 Annual Rapid Fire SeminarTop Ten Coolest Tech Tips That You're Not Using2010
Legal Technology Road ShowTechnology for Law Offices2010
ABA Techshow 2010Scanning and Paper Reduction in the Law2010
Michigan No-Fault InstituteHow to give a great opening statement2008