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Stuart Collis is an attorney licensed in the states of Michigan and New York. He also is licensed to practice before the Federal Courts in the Eastern District of Michigan, Western District of Michigan, Southern District of Indiana, Tax Court, and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. He graduated from the University of Michigan and Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he was on law review and graduated with cum laude honors.

He has been a speaker on issues of animal law at the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association’s semi-annual conference and a speaker and moderator for Michigan’s Institute of Continuing Legal Education on a variety of topics. He is an expert in collections and civil litigation, with nearly two decades of litigation experience focusing on commercial litigation as well as the litigation of disputes between parties. Mr. Collis also works in the area of family law, aiding parties through divorce and child custody matters.

Mr. Collis is a trained mediator and has extensive experience with case evaluation procedures. He has also served on a number of state and national organizations, including NARCA, WCBA, MCBA, and the Michigan Department of Agriculture’s Companion Animal Committee. Ms. Collis has been published extensively and his work has been presented at talks and seminars.


Practice areas


  1. Debt Collection: 40%
    20 years
  2. Divorce: 30%
    20 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    20 years
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    20 years
  5. Family: 10%
    20 years



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Lora Ann McParland-Savoie

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Collis zealously represents his clients. He is devoted to his clients and work. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with others, including other lawyers. Mr. Collis has the years of experience and knowledge that a lawyer should have.


    Lora McParland-Savoie Family Attorney
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  • Guy Thomas Conti

    I endorse this lawyer. Stuart is knowledgable, experienced and diligent. I would not hesitate to hire him myself!


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Contact info

Collis & Griffor, PC

1851 Washtenaw Ave.
Ypsilanti, MI, 48197


NYCurrently registered 200303/07/2016
MIActive And In Good Standing199605/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerCollis & Griffor, P.C.1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Retail Collection AttorneysN/A2014 - Present
Michigan Creditors Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A1996 - Present
Michigan Department of AgricultureCompanion Animal Committee1999 - 1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Progressive Insurance vs. F. Z.Case dismissed for our client.
K vs. KCustody gained for our client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Animals In Human Society: Amazing Creatures Who Share Our Planet (Ed. Moorhead)Animals and the Law: Maintenance of the Status Quo2015
Veterinary LawInterest Rates & Billing Fees1999
Veterinary LawHiring & Firing1998
Veterinary LawMichigan Consumer Protection Act1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of Michigan, Ann ArborPolitical Science and HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Creditor’s Rights SeminarCollection Practices in Michigan2001
Semi-Annual ConferenceSmall Practice Collections1998