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L. Page Graves

Personal injury Attorney at Traverse City, MI

5.0   9 reviews

also known as Page Graves

  • Licensed for 29 years
    State MI
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About L. Page

Learn L. Page’s areas of practice.

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Practice area
  1. Personal injury
    100%
    All personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from auto, motorcycle or trucking accidents; snowmobiling; boating; governmental immunity (automobile); dog bite; premises; industrial explosions; construction site incidents.

    30 years

Mr. Graves has annually received an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest rating of legal ability and ethics awarded by the company. According to Martindale, “an AV certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.”  Since 2012, Mr. Graves has been repeatedly honored further by being recognized and included in the annual Best Lawyers, which is the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession.   The Best Lawyers lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on the list.  Mr. Graves was selected for inclusion in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Michigan Auto No-Fault Insurance Law.  Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a "Lawyer of the Year" award. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review and consensus opinion from the leading lawyers here in Michigan regarding the professional abilities of their colleagues. The attorney with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographical region is recognized as “Lawyer of the Year”, which is the highest recognition awarded by Best Lawyers.

Location

Smith & Johnson, Attorneys, P.C.
603 Bay St
PO Box 705
Traverse City, MI, 49685

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Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Mark | December 9, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Injury/Accident
Page was always available to answer our questions and concerns. He was able to explain legal proceedings and terminology so that we could understand. His knowledge of the law was evident and his persistence and dedication to our case resulted in an agreeable settlement!
Posted by anonymous | December 4, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best and most caring attorney at smith and johnson
Page was very thorough, caring, and realistic when it came to my case. Calls were returned in a timely manner and or taken when could. He explained everything to me and kept me in the loop at all times. Looked out for my best interest at all times.
Posted by anonymous | July 25, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
We have hired L.Page Grave to pursue an injury claim associated with a vehicle
We have hired Page to pursue an injury claim associated with a vehicle accident on May 22, 2017. We explained Michigan's laws very thoroughly and we feel hopeful that we will get some compensation for the expense., pain, inconvenience and loss of time cause by the injuries.
Posted by Carol | February 11, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very professional
Page was so helpful in my case. He was professional and knowledgable. Often answered my calls himself or returned them promptly. His staff kept me informed about the progress of my case. I would highly recommend Page.
Posted by Patrick | February 10, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Always available, knowledgeable and logical
Mr. Graves has represented me in several business and personal related cases. Each time he's been resourceful and respectful to all parties and conducted himself in a very professional and responsible manner.
Posted by anonymous | February 10, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great, efficient job, fantastic result!
Mr. Graves is one of the most intelligent brilliant people I've ever met. He responded to all of our concerns immediately and made us feel like part of his family. He has our wholehearted recommendation. The results exceeded our expectations.
Posted by Kris | June 17, 2015
Mi No Fault
Page guided me through this complicated process with knowledge and experience with the MI No Fault Law. He always came prepared and ready to fight for my daughter's rights under the law. Together we were able to accomplish what was needed for past, present, and future life time benefits for my daughter.
Posted by Peggi | June 2, 2015
Expert in No-Fault Law
Page Graves has partnered with us at Munson Healthcare on our toughest Michigan PIP – no-fault auto claims for many years. Page’s knowledge of the law and diligent follow through have resolved cases for us with the highest regard to ethics and integrity. His expertise has benefited many patients as Munson partnered directly with Page at Smith & Johnson to confront the insurance and get the claim paid without cost to the patient. I highly recommend Page Graves to anyone needing a compassionate and easy to work with attorney to help them through a Michigan no-fault auto claim dispute.
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Posted by Mike | May 29, 2015
Turn to Page!
Page has been the best part of my accident that almost took my life. He is open and honest with me about the legal process in dealing with my injuries from my accident. His follow through has been stellar and never once has he let me down. Page is approachable at almost all times. I've contacted him on the weekends, holidays and even when he has been on vacation. He has always taken the time for me. After six years of legal care, I consider Page a great attorney but more importantly to me, a good friend. I would recommend Page to anyone I know.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 200-275 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-33%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Smith & Johnson, Attorneys, P.C.
  • 2006 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • 2003 - 2005
  • Associate
  • Sinas Dramis Brake Boughton & McIntyre, PC
  • 2001 - 2006
  • Associate
  • Willingham & Cote', PC
  • 1995 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Charles Martel, P.C.
  • 1994 - 1995
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Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School at Western Michigan University
  • J.D.
  • 1994
  • Western Michigan University
  • B.A.
  • 1990

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Hood v Werner Enterprise, Inc
  • confidential settlement
  • Plotts v Maple Hill Auto Group
  • confidential settlement
  • Estate of Lovett v Grange Insurance Co
  • Monthly benefit for 3 years as allowed by Michigan no-fault statute
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Associations

  • Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association
  • Board of Commissioners
  • 2017 - Present
  • Elks
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Grand Traverse Rotary International Noon Club
  • Board Member
  • 2020 - 2022
  • Rotary International
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2017
  • Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2017
  • Michigan Association for Justice, Executive Committee
  • Board Member
  • 2002 - 2003
  • Michigan Association of Justice
  • JPAC Contributor
  • 1997 - 2017
  • Ingham County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • President
  • 1997 - 1998
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2020
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2019
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawers
  • 2018
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale Hubblle
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2017
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2016
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2014
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2013
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2012
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
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Publications

  • State Bar of Michigan, Negligence Law Section Quarterly
  • Point-Counterpoint on Exemplary Damages in MI
  • 2002
  • State Bar of Michigan, Negligence Law Section Quarterly
  • Point-Counterpoint on Governmental Immunity
  • 2001
  • Michigan Causes of Action Formbook, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Toxic Exposure Injuries and Deaths and Related Actions
  • 2000

Speaking Engagements

  • Upper Michigan Legal Institute
  • No-Fault Year In Review
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (2)
Endorse L. Page
Car accident Attorney | Dec 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Graves is my go-to Attorney for Referral of Personal Injury cases, especially auto related injuries and / or death. He connects with the people I recommend to him, immediately, and confirms how he will help."
Litigation Attorney | Dec 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Page is talented, knowledgeable, practical and professional."
Litigation Attorney | Dec 06
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. As a formal trial attorney and now Mediator, I have run into all kinds of lawyers. Mr. Graves is at the top of the list of lawyers who know what they are doing and are profession in doing it."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Page is not only very knowledgeable; he is also very caring and committed to his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Page is an excellent lawyer and extremely knowledgeable in Michigan No-Fault Law."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Having known Page for at least 10 years I can say that he is one of the most qualified lawyers I know. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing a lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Page is an excellent lawyer with many years of experience handling personal injury matters across Michigan. He can be counted on to do an excellent job for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | May 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Traverse City Personal injury Lawyer L. Page Graves
L. Page Graves
Personal injury Attorney
Traverse City, MI
Licensed for 29 years