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Melvin Joseph Babi

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Novi, MI

5.0   13 reviews
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Melvin

Learn Melvin’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    30%
    My Firm handles Chapter 7, 11, and 13 Bankruptcy filings for both consumers and businesses alike.

    17 years, 2,500 cases

  2. Contracts and agreements
    15%
    Negotiated, drafted and executed multinational complex agreements such as, promissory notes, employment, distribution, manufacturing, licensing, services, agent, land contract, leases, purchase agreements and settlement agreements.

    17 years

  3. Foreclosure
    15%

  4. Real estate
    15%
    Along with retaining my real estate sales person license, I help negotiate, draft and execute on residential and commercial leases, land contract, purchase agreements and much more. Also, assist landlords and tenants alike in furthering their rights.

    17 years

  5. Cannabis Law
    10%

  6. DUI and DWI
    10%
    If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate l

    17 years

  7. Criminal defense
    5%
    Assists individuals in all criminal matters ranging from Civil Infractions, Misdemeanors and Felonies.

    17 years

Melvin J. Babi serves as the managing partner of Babi Legal Group, P.L.L.C., a respected general practice law firm in Novi, Michigan. In his private practice, Melvin advises consumers and small businesses in areas including business law, bankruptcy, debt-resolution, real estate law, foreclosure law, cannabis law, contract drafting and negotiating and criminal and civil litigation.

Melvin earned a J.D. from the University of Detroit’s Mercy School of Law. While in law school, he participated in a study abroad program through the University of Baltimore, where he studied European Union law and international business law.

Melvin was admitted to the Michigan State Bar in 2007 and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in 2008. He is a member of the American Bar Association and Chaldean American Bar Association.

He received a BA in business administration and corporate finance from Wayne State University, where he graduated Cum Laude and was a Golden Key scholar.

Melvin’s legal education, business and legal experience, and business management background have given him a keen ability to apply legal concepts to corporate growth strategies. He uses his legal agility to help his clients drive profits while mitigating risks and protecting assets.

A devoted family man, Melvin enjoys spending quality time with his family, a regular member of the gym and always trying to improve his mediocre golf skills.

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Location

Melvin J. Babi
39500 High Pointe Blvd., Suite 155
Novi, MI, 48375

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | February 11, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Small business owner
Highly recommend and very professional! Went above and beyond to answer my questions and help me.
Posted by Alan | February 11, 2022
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5 star attorney
Not only did Mr. Babi handle my case with the utmost professionalism but what I appreciated even more was his ability to articulate my case and options in a way that I could fully understand. Very well handled!!
Posted by anonymous | February 11, 2022
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Great Lawyer
Great Lawyer and very Knowledgeable. He was able to address my issues and explain things to me where I could understand. Definitely recommend his services!
Posted by Timothy | February 11, 2022
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Great experience with Mr. Babi
Excellent work, communication and professionalism. Looking forward to working with Mr Babi on future legal activities.
Posted by anonymous | February 11, 2022
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Business Owner
Very Professional. Always made sure I understood everything. I felt comfortable through the entire process and would definitely hire Melvin again.
Posted by A.Z. D. | July 3, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Foreclosure/Bankruptcy
High Integrity, Knowledgeable of the Law & experienced. A Master Tactician! Mr. Babi was more interested in resolving our Realestate issue (with 2 different banks) than getting paid!! He was able to settle with the 2 different banks at a highly discounted price & saved our family from an invadable disaster. I will forever recommend Babi's Law firm to everyone.
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Posted by Jean | January 26, 2021
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Outstanding
The law firm have integrity, Honor, reliable, always return all my email and answer my questions from beginning to end. I'm totally satisfied with the outcome of my case and Attorney Mel even did extra work on my case without charging me.
Posted by anonymous | December 14, 2018
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| Consulted Attorney
5 stars. great talk.
Melvin Joseph Babi was willing to take in a call and figure out solutions to resolve my situation regarding real estate. His education speaks as he was quickly able to give me information that was very valuable and honest. easily 5 stars.
Posted by Cindy | November 30, 2018
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Satisfied Client
I am extremely pleased with the services I received from Mr. Babi. His knowledge, professionalism and his representation in court made me feel very comfortable. Bankruptcy isn't anything to be proud of but he did not belittle, embarrass or humiliate me because of my financial situation. Mr. Babi made the ordeal so easy, I completed the "homework" packet and he did the rest. I highly recommend Mr. Babi for anyone who needs an attorney!!
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Posted by Ra-Mon | June 7, 2018
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Mr.Babi made an impossible legal system manageable for me. I was very satisfied with the attention to detail he provided for my case.
Posted by Latasha | July 14, 2017
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He's the best!
My husband and I had to file for bankruptcy recently and Melvin made the experience a easy and fast process. I'd recommend him to anyone in need of a lawyer that's understanding And compassionate to your situations, thanks a ton Melvin!
Posted by Chris | May 23, 2017
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Bankruptcy
When being faced with the reality that I would have to file for bankruptcy, I was really down and embarrassed. On a friends advice I reached out to Mr. Babi. Mr. Babi definitely was kind and sincere in his proceedings with me and more importantly he was effective and thorough. He helped me to understand that in the United States of America we are afforded a 2nd chance and that's what's this was. Even after the bankruptcy was done he reached out to see how I was and to make sure I was not putting myself in a position to have another financial crisis. I could not say enough good things about. Good to know that there are lawyers who actually care.
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Posted by Rita | September 13, 2016
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Satisfied client
I am very happy I found this firm they were able to help me file Chapter 7 bankruptcy and protect all of my assets and get rid of everybody I owed money too. The attorney was easy to work with and help me get everything together that I needed I would recommend them to friends and family.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 200-350 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Babi Legal Group, PLLC
  • 2016 - Present
  • General Counsel
  • Greystone Home Builders
  • 2016 - 2016
  • Attorney
  • Babi & Sanfield, PLLC
  • 2010 - 2016

Education

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • Wayne State University
  • Corporate Finance
  • 2003

Associations

  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Chaldean American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chaldean

Honors and Awards

  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2022
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Top 40 Bankruptcy Attorney Under 40
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2017
  • Top 100
  • National Advocates
  • 2017
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Starts
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top Attorneys
  • Crain's Detroit Business
  • 2014
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Speaking Engagements

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2022
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2021
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2020
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2019
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2018
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2017
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2016
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2015
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2014
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2013
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Steven W Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference- Attended
  • 2012
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Attorney endorsements

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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Friend
"Melvin possesses an exceptional knowledge of the law and maintains a high degree of integrity and moral character in his law practice. Melvin is highly professional and is the only attorney that I consult for bankruptcy issues and bankruptcy referrals. I wholeheartedly endorse Melvin!"
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