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Michael J Behm

Personal injury Attorney at Flint, MI

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Michael J. Behm is an attorney in his 20th year of practicing law. Mike’s law practice focuses exclusively on the representation of people who have been seriously injured due to negligence.  He is an AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell and was one of the youngest qualifying attorneys in Michigan when he received this honor.  Mike has also been listed as a Michigan Super Lawyer the last five years and is recognized by the American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Michigan. 


In the Summer of 2011, Mike became only the thirteenth attorney from Michigan to become a Fellow in the Melvin M. Belli Society. Mike regularly lectures in Michigan and throughout the country on issues of tort liability, including specific topical issues such as recent speeches involving medical malpractice litigation under the Federal Tort Claims Act, and broader topics, such as jury selection and maximizing elements of damages.


Licensed for 29 years
State MI
Status Active in Good Standing
Acquired 1993
Updated 02/23/2023

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

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Behm & Behm
209 Schwartz Dr
Flint, MI, 48503-1803


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  • Contingency 33%-33%


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Behm & Behm
  • 1993 - Present


  • Wayne State University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • University of Michigan
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1989

Legal Cases

  • Doe vs. Defendant et al
  • Confidential Settlement $1.3 million
  • Doe vs United States
  • Confidential Settlement in excess of $1.5 million
  • Jucius vs AAA
  • $3.2 million verdict (including future attendant care)


  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • Officer and Immediate Past President
  • 2002 - Present
  • Genesee County Bar Association
  • Member, Former Board Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member, Negligence Section
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Association
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Felow
  • Melvin M. Belli Society
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Felow
  • Melvin M. Belli Society
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
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Speaking Engagements

  • 65th Annual Melvin M. Belli Seminar Chicago, Ilinois
  • Waivers - When injury occurs in extreme sporting events
  • 2012
  • 2012 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges
  • Stategies for Responding to the Budget Crisis: From Leadership to Leverage
  • 2012
  • 64 Annual Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar New York, New York
  • Federal Tort Claims Act
  • 2011

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (5)
Endorse Michael
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Behm is an excellent advocate for his clients. I would not hesitate to recommend him to a client in need."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is simply OUTSTANDING! Mike has exceptional people skills and have shared his leadership and talent to protect the rights of injured people for decades now."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Michael. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike is a fantastic attorney. He is creative, bright and empathetic to the needs of this clients."
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Flint Personal injury Lawyer Michael J Behm
Michael J Behm
Personal injury Attorney
Flint, MI
Licensed for 29 years