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PERSONAL INJURY AND WRONGFUL DEATH CASES THROUGHOUT MICHIGAN. WE ONLY CHARGE A FEE IF WE RECOVER. CALL US FOR A FREE CONSULTATION AT 313/389-2234.

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  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    30 years

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Schnitzer. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who gets great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.

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  • David E. Christensen

    Bret is an outstanding attorney. He has a tremendous track record in injury cases. His clients are extremely fortunate to have him as their attorney.

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Contact info

3334 Fort St
Lincoln Park, MI, 48146

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing198605/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyer In Michigandbusiness2014
Top Lawyer In Michigan (Product liability)dbusiness2014
Top Lawyer In Michigan (Legal Malpractice)dbusiness2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super lawyerSuperLawyers2009
Advocate awardUniversity of Detroit Law1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial AttorneyLaw Offices of Bret A. Schnitzer,P.C.1991 - Present
Trial AttorneyThe Law Offices of Zeff & Zeff, P.C.1986 - 1991
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mediation Tribunal AssociationPlaintiff Mediator1990 - Present
Michigan Association for JusticeN/A1986 - Present
Michigan Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
B. Bass v Meijers$2,000,000.00
R. Mack v Michigan Consolidated Gas Company$1,350,000.00, Jury Verdict
C. Washington v Progressive Insurance Co.$350,000.00, Jury Verdict (including post judgment attorney fees and costs)
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
SchnitzerlawBlogAn Intoxicated Person caused my accident2013
SchnitzerlawblogMichigan Mesothelioma Attorney2013
Schnitzerlawblog14 Top Causes Of Auto Accidents in Michigan2013
J.D. Supra Legal NewsMichigan Trial Reporter2012
Michigan Lawyers Weekly (front page)Slip and Fall Victory2007
Detroit Free PressFeds get tough on airlines as disabled fliers complain2000
Michigan Lawyers Weekly (Front Page).Injured City Workers Can Sue Employer For Faulty Traffic Light1993
State Bar of Michigan publicationDual Capacity Doctrine1993
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
James Madison College at Michigan State UniversityInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar of MichiganRecent Jury Verdict on PIP and Uninsured Motorist Case2012
Michigan Association for Justice, Auto No-Fault CommitteeRecent Jury Verdicts2012