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  1. Class Action: 19%
  2. Car Accident: 19%
  3. Defective Products: 19%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 19%
  5. Other: 24%
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Attorney endorsements

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  • James Leo Betzold

    J. Paul Janes is one of the premier personal injury attorneys in the state and has helped a number of my clients in their personal injury matters. He is extremely professional and truly works hard to obtain positive results for clients. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    James Betzold Immigration Attorney
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  • Michael P. Manley

    I endorse this lawyer. J. Paul Janes and I went to law school together. He has always had a passion for helping those in need. He has built a reputation in West Michigan for representing those who have been injured and obtaining the maximum compensation as allowed by law.


    Michael Manley Criminal defense Attorney
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MIActive And In Good Standing199005/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerMichigan Super LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGruel Mills Nims & Pylman LLP1990 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Michigan Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mapes v AAA Insurance CompanyN/A
Fries v Maverick Metals Stamping Inc.N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Michigan State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987