I went to college in Kalamazoo, and in law school I worked for various public service organizations, including the City of Lansing's teen court, the Attorney General's office, and the Washtenaw County Public Defender's Office.
Practice areas & skills: State, Local And Municipal Law, Criminal Defense
Review: “I used Mr. Topa to help with tax questions. He spent a great deal of time going over the material with me, helping me to understand the different "elections" and the effects they would have. I was very pleased...
Practice areas & skills: State, Local And Municipal Law, Business, Contracts & Agreements, Estate Planning, Wills & Living Wills
Stephen Schultz has over thirty years of experience representing municipalities, including cities, townships, libraries, villages, counties and public authorities throughout the state of Michigan. He is also very heavily involved in representing e...
Practice areas & skills: State, Local And Municipal Law, Employment & Labor
State, local, and municipal lawyers focus on a particular area of state, local, and/or municipal government regulation. These lawyers can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. State, local, and municipal lawyers are often former government agency employees and, like their federal law counterparts, usually know the best contacts for each case, and what approach to take when negotiating with local officials.