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Representing municipal corporations and private sector businesses in labor negotiations and employment matters, business law, civil litigation, real estate and environmental law.  2006 graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law and a 2002 graduate of Michigan State University, James Madison College. Member of the Ingham County Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan labor and employment and public corporation section.   Presenter at MAC, UCOA, MPELRA and municipal trainings.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 35%
    8 years, 200 cases
  2. State & Local Law: 30%
    10 years, 175 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    10 years, 100 cases
  4. Corporate: 10%
    10 years, 150 cases
  5. Real Estate: 5%
    10 years, 150 cases

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  • Joseph T. Barberi

    I have worked with Matt on several cases and he has always exhibited professionalism while vigorously representing the interests of his clients. What impressed me most about Matt was his integrity. Matt's good judgment and attention to detail serve his clients well. I highly recommend him.


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Contact info

Cohl Stoker & Toskey, PC

601 N Capital Ave.
Lansing, MI, 48933


MIActive And In Good Standing200605/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Environmental Law Certificate of ConcentrationUniversity of Toledo College of Law2006
Lyle DeYoung ScholarshipMSU Alumni Association1998
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMartineau, Hackett, Romashko & O'Neil, PLLC2009 - 2013
Associate AttorneyZimmerman, Kuhn, Darling, Boyd, Quandt & Phelps, PLC2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ingham County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Public Corporation Law SectionMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemeber2006 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember2006 - Present
City of East Lansing Transportation CommissionComissioner2010 - 2013
Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2009 - 2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Michigan State UniversityPolitcal Theory Constitutional DemocractyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
UCOA ConferenceSocial Media and Computer Use Policies2015
2015 Legislative ConferenceThe new FOIA rules2015
Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations AssociationSocial Networking Policy2013
Michigan Concrete AssociationProprosed changes to Parts 201/2132009