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Our law firm is absolutely committed to excellence.   We offer creative and practical solutions to complicated legal issues.  Our law firm has a proven record of success throughout the entire state of Michigan including but not limited to the counties of Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Lapeer, and Genessee.

At our law firm, your matter is important to us.  Our law firm will zealously represent you and work tirelessly to protect your rights.  Unlike many other law firms, we do not treat you merely as another case.  Rather, we offer the personalized care and attention you deserve. The solutions we offer are personally tailored to resolve your matter.

Our law firm is centrally located off of I-75 in the business district of Troy, Michigan.  Our main office is located on the northwest corner of Big Beaver and Livernois Roads.

I am more than happy to discuss your matter with you.  Please feel free to contact me for a free and confidential consultation.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 25%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Debt Settlement: 25%
  4. Business: 20%
  5. Speeding Ticket: 5%



Hourly ($250/hour), contingent (20-33%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew Michael Sheena

    Brian is a great attorney who you can trust and rely on. He will always answer your call and is very accessible. I endorse this lawyer.


    Matthew Sheena Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Freeman

    Brian and his law partner Matt provide excellent service at a reasonable price. I regularly refer my clients to them when my clients need professional assistance in areas that I do not handle. They have always achieved favorable results and I look forward to referring people to them in the future.


    John Freeman Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Garmo & Kiste, PLC

50 W. Big Beaver Road
Suite 240
Troy, MI, 48084-5283


MIActive And In Good Standing200708/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Michigan's 10 BestAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 10 Attorney Under the Age of 40National Academy of Family Law Attorneys2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Full Service Law Firm of the YearCorporate INTL2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGarmo & Kiste, PLC2008 - Present
AttorneyGarmo & Associates, PC2007 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of MichiganMember2007 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Macomb County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory AffairsReal Estate Salesperson2001 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Bloomfield Village AssociationTrustee2012 - 2015
Chaldean American Bar AssociationDirector2010 - 2011
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
MisrepresentationCase Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
www.GarmoKiste.comHold Over TenantsN/A
www.GarmoKiste.comMalicious Destruction of PropertyN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Wayne State University Law SchoolEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
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CABAWhat to Expect Upon Graduation from Law SchoolN/A