Wayne County Civil Rights Lawyers

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Holland Locklear
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Holland Locklear
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 4 years of experience
(833) 424-4466 607 Shelby Street
Suite 725
Detroit, MI 48226
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Animal, Education and Employment
Wayne State University Law School
Holland Locklear has represented thousands of clients and won millions of dollars on their behalf. A native son of metro Detroit, he is fiercely devoted to his community, which drives him to zealously represent their interests in court. Holland gained expertise while working for the Detroit region’s top civil litigation firms. Holland has successfully litigated automobile accidents, wrongful terminations, discrimination, police and government misconduct, civil rights, dog bites, premises liability, contract disputes, landlord/tenant disputes and more. Holland is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School. In law school, Holland served on the boards of the National Lawyers Guild, Student...
Jennifer Salvatore
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Jennifer Salvatore
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 24 years of experience
(248) 679-8711 105 E. Main St.
Northville, MI 48167
Civil Rights, Business and Employment
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Jennifer Salvatore is a partner at Salvatore Prescott, PLLC and an AV-rated lawyer, which is the highest Martindale Hubble peer review ranking for ethics and legal ability. She practices in the areas of employment, civil rights, and business litigation and represents a wide range of individuals in difficult employment transitions, including executives and other professionals in employment and contract disputes. Jennifer has a particular interest in sex discrimination cases, and has handled many high profile matters involving sex harassment and other gender issues. She also has a busy practice representing students, including in Title IX litigation and internal...
Thomas M.J. Lavigne
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Thomas M.J. Lavigne
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 24 years of experience
(313) 446-2235 2930 E Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
Civil Rights, Administrative, Appeals and Cannabis Law
Michigan State University
Amanda M Ghannam
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Amanda M Ghannam
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 3 years of experience
(734) 663-7550 2200 Hunt St.
Detroit, MI 48207
Civil Rights, Education and Employment
Northeastern University School of Law
Amanda M. Ghannam is a Detroit-based attorney representing workers in employment disputes, survivors of sexual assault, student-complainants in Title IX proceedings, and victims of police misconduct in negotiations and lawsuits in state and federal courts. Amanda specializes in advocacy for clients experiencing discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace and has secured numerous settlements for clients who were wrongfully terminated. In 2020, Amanda and her co-counsel obtained a historic federal restraining order and preliminary injunction prohibiting the Detroit Police Department from using excessive force against Black Lives Matter protestors. Amanda first joined Nacht & Roumel, P.C. in 2018 and returned in...
Michael Dezsi
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Michael Dezsi
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer
(313) 879-1206 615 Griswold Street
Suite 719
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Appeals, DUI and Insurance Claims
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Scott Mussin
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Scott Mussin
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 17 years of experience
(734) 282-6037 13351 Reeck Ct Ste 5
Southgate, MI 48195
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Michigan State University College of Law and Eastern Michigan University
Scott P. Mussin is a co-owner and partner of one of Downriver Michigan’s leading law firms specializing in Family Law, Product Liability, Lemon Law, Police Misconduct/Constitutional Law, Commercial Litigation, Contracts, Auto Accident, Negligence, and Personal Injury.

Mr. Mussin’s background as a Downriver Lawyer is one of extensive litigation and trial experience. Mr. Mussin has vast experience handling litigation cases and pursuing cases through trial. Working at Ford Motor Company in the Office of the General Counsel, Mr. Mussin is experienced with corporate structure and defense practices handling product and warranty litigation claims. After Ford Motor Company, Mr. Mussin...
Jonathan Robert Marko
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Jonathan Robert Marko
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 13 years of experience
(313) 777-7529 1300 Broadway St
Fifth Floor
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Employment, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
Randall A. Juip
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Randall A. Juip
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(313) 859-5900 645 Griswold Street
Suite No. 3850
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Business, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Wayne State University Law School
My practice has two main focuses: aggressive litigation/trial advocacy and competent, thoughtful pre-litigation support (through risk-management, practice consulting, crisis management, and media relations). I specialize in complex civil litigation including medical/professional malpractice, civil rights, 42 USC 1983, business/commercial litigation, and employment matters. I also have experience in class action litigation, appeals, and in select criminal matters. For my whole career, I have placed a high value on developing long, solid relationships with my clients. Being involved in litigation is an often baffling, challenging, and emotionally draining experience, regardless of whether you have been sued or have made the...
Shaun Patrick Godwin
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Shaun Patrick Godwin
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(313) 288-2826 21905 Garrison St
Dearborn, MI 48124
Civil Rights, Administrative, Criminal and Municipal
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Steven T. Budaj
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Steven T. Budaj
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 42 years of experience
(313) 963-9330 400 Monroe Street, Suite 490
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Paul Hughes
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Paul Hughes
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney
(313) 964-6465 65 Cadillac Square
Suite 2100
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Criminal, DUI and Insurance Claims
Wayne State University Law School
Mark J. Kriger
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Mark J. Kriger
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 42 years of experience
(313) 967-0100 645 Griswold St
# 1717
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights and Criminal
Pamela Michelle Sossi
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Pamela Michelle Sossi
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 10 years of experience
(313) 318-5992 400 Monroe Street
Suite 280
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Criminal, Family and Landlord Tenant
Kenneth J. Wessel
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(313) 465-7604 660 Woodward Avenue
#2290
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights and Real Estate
Wayne State University Law School
Megan P. Norris
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(313) 963-6420 150 W Jefferson Ave
# 2500
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Divorce, Family and Social Security Disability
University of Michigan Law School
John F. Birmingham Jr.
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(313) 234-7127 500 Woodward Ave
STE 2700
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
University of Michigan Law School
Michael P. Coakley
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 39 years of experience
(313) 496-7531 150 W Jefferson Ave
# 2500
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Administrative, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of Michigan Law School
Kristopher P. Korvun
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 19 years of experience
(313) 465-7480 660 Woodward Avenue
#2290
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Business, Energy and Real Estate
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Sheldon Winkelman
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer
(313) 465-7606 660 Woodward Avenue
#2290
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights and Real Estate
Wayne State University Law School
Roberta Russ
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney
(313) 465-7534 660 Woodward Avenue
#2290
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Business and Real Estate
Wayne State University Law School
Thomas Howlett
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Thomas Howlett
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(248) 502-0862 6905 Telegraph Rd.
Ste 140
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfCivil Rights, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Tom Howlett vigorously pursues cases for people and families harmed by others' misconduct, undertaking both individual lawsuits and class actions. His primary areas of focus are professional negligence (medical malpractice and legal malpractice), catastrophic injury, civil rights (wrongful convictions), and consumer class actions.
Frances Murphy
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Frances Murphy
(248) 763-4111 27735 Jefferson Ave.
St. Clair Shores, MI 48081
Free ConsultationOffers Video ConferencingVideo ConfMacomb County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 8 years of experience
Civil Rights, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Wayne State University Law School
By keeping a limited caseload, I can forge a truly personal relationship with each client, thereby strengthening the attorney-client relationship. I firmly believe that the most effective defense or for prosecuting a personal injury case can only be effectuated when there is a strong foundation of trust between attorney and client. I do everything in my power to earn that trust. A limited caseload also allows me to be aggressive, not merely encouraging my client to take the first plea offer or first settlement offer just because it would ease my workload. I have the time and resources to fully investigate...
Ross M. Gilders
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Ross M. Gilders
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 10 years of experience
(855) 529-6424 201 E Fourth Street
Suite 104
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Civil Rights, Consumer, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Ross Gilders is a Michigan attorney recognized as a Rising Star by Michigan Super Lawyers. Ross handles a wide range of cases including personal injury, social security, worker's compensation, property damage, and employment. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan and Michigan federal courts. His law practice is dedicated to providing justice for individuals who have been injured or wronged. Contact Ross Gilders if you have been injured, if you are seeking social security or worker's compensation benefits, if you have incurred property damage, or if you have been wrongfully terminated or mistreated at work.
Dean Elliott
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Dean Elliott
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 22 years of experience
(248) 251-0001 201 East Fourth Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Detroit Mercy
Co-Counsel on the largest police misconduct verdict in Michigan history and the largest verdict in Michigan this year! On November 3, 2016, a jury in the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan returned a $36,600,000 against Genesee County Deputies for using excessive force against a man arrested for drunken driving. Click the link below for details. This is one of many seven figure verdicts and settlements that I have obtained for my clients in civil rights and personal injury cases. http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/11/06/jury-awards-36m-verdict-genesee-county-police-brutality-case/93287248/ In addition to civil...
David A. Nacht
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David A. Nacht
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(888) 312-7173 401 South Old Woodward Avenue
Suite 460
Birmingham, MI 48009
Civil Rights, Criminal, Employment and Health Care
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
David Nacht has tried over 2 dozen cases with his most recent victory in the spring of 2013 in federal court. His last civil jury award was in June 2012 in Muskegon County, Michigan in the case of Crosby v. Michigan Department of Corrections where he obtained a judgment of $390,000.

Mr. Nacht, the firm founder, holds degrees from Harvard College ('87) and The University of Michigan Law School ('92), where he served as an editor of the Law Review. Mr. Nacht is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating for lawyers by lawyers, has been named a "Million Dollar...
Lawrence J. Buckfire
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Lawrence J. Buckfire
Wayne County, MI Civil Rights Attorney
(855) 365-5999 19 Clifford St.
Suite 805
Detroit, MI 48226
Civil Rights, Animal, Elder and Insurance Claims
Wayne State University Law School
Lawrence J. Buckfire earned his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Michigan in 1986 and his juris doctor degree from Wayne State University School of Law in 1989. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan and the State of Ohio. He was recently named a "Best Personal Injury Lawyer" by a Detroit business magaizne. Lawrence has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his injured clients. Mr Buckfire has achieved the highest possible rating for ability and integrity in the legal profession. He specializes in medical malpractice, child lead poisoning, wrongful death, and...
Ronald Chapman
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Ronald Chapman
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 37 years of experience
(248) 644-6326 1441 West Long Lake Rd.
Suite 310
Troy, MI 48098
Civil Rights, Health Care, Insurance Defense and Medical Malpractice
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Wayne State University Law School
Ronald W. Chapman is the owner of Chapman Law Group and has been practicing law for over 25 years in Michigan and Florida. He is AV® Rated. Ron is a recognized leader in the legal community and a frequent speaker in the area of medical malpractice and risk management. In 1997 Ron was ranked as one of the top ten speakers for Skillpath, Inc. Ron graduated from California State University, Sacramento (BA, Cum Laude 1979), University of Southern California School of Administration (MPA 1980) and Wayne State Law School (JD 1984). After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the United States Air...
Ari Kresch
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Ari Kresch
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 44 years of experience
(800) 529-3476 26700 Lahser Road
Suite 400
Southfield, MI 48033
Civil Rights, Criminal, Personal Injury and Tax
Ari Kresch, founder of 1-800-LAW-FIRM, is an energetic visionary who sees a bright future for the consumer and for those lawyers who are committed to creating extreme value by leveraging technology. He doesn't mind being called a market disrupter or taking heat for advocating the elimination of hourly fees. He strives to make legal access simple and relevant by aggressively expanding 1-800-LAW-FIRM’s customized legal offerings not available anywhere else. For consumers from middle school to retirement, Ari is designing easy to understand legal products and services that arms them in ways that the little guy could never before afford. ...
Sam Morgan
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Sam Morgan
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 38 years of experience
(888) 421-9704 30500 Northwestern Highway, Suite 425
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Employment and IP
Michigan State University
Sam Morgan's practice focuses on advising and representing non-union employees in employment-related legal disputes. The vast majority of his work involves litigation, including lawsuits alleging wrongful termination, all forms of illegal employment discrimination (especially age, race, gender and disability discrimination), sexual harassment, "Whistleblowers" and other unlawful retaliation, breach of employment contract (retention agreements, bonuses, commissions) non-payment of wages and overtime pay, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, disputes over the misappropriation, use and/or disclosure of proprietary information and/or trade secrets. Sam has particular expertise in executive compensation disputes, and disputes involving minority equity owners and shareholder oppression, as well as public...
Marcel Benavides
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Marcel Benavides
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(248) 549-8555 801 West Eleven Mile Rd.
Suite 130
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Criminal
The John Marshall Law School
As The Marcel Benavides Law Office’s founder, Birmingham Attorney Marcel Benavides advocates for the criminally accused and persons whose civil rights were violated. He has been practicing law since 1999. Prior to opening his practice in Michigan, he was the Chicago Police Department’s in-house trial counsel. Mr. Benavides attended The University of Michigan and received his law degree from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. He is one of the premier criminal defense attorneys in the area and one of the most successful civil rights litigators in Federal Court.To receive more information, please contact his firm today and...
Matthew Klakulak
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Matthew Klakulak
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 22 years of experience
(248) 531-8665 28588 Northwestern Hwy., Ste. 100
Southfield, MI 48034
Civil Rights, Appeals, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Wayne State University Law School
Matt Klakulak clerked for Justice Marilyn Kelly of the Michigan Supreme Court his first year out of law school and shortly thereafter joined Robert Harrison & Associates, PLC, where he remained for 10 years. More than half that firm’s practice was criminal defense, and he had the opportunity to work on some very high profile cases as well as practice in the areas of personal injury, employment and appellate law, among others.

Research and writing has always been a point of strength and passion in Matt Klakulak's practice of law. He joined the Fieger Firm in 2011 to focus his efforts...
Robert Giroux
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Robert Giroux
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 29 years of experience
(248) 531-8665 28588 Northwestern Highway
Southfield, MI 48034
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Construction, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Michigan State University
Solomon Mordechai Radner
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Solomon Mordechai Radner
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer
(248) 327-1800 26700 Lahser Road
Suite 401
Southfield, MI 48033
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Joey Scott Niskar
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Joey Scott Niskar
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(248) 702-6262 28470 13 Mile Rd., Ste. 350
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Civil Rights and Employment
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and Michigan State University
Handling employment and civil rights cases under (1) the Family & Medical Leave Act; (2) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act involving race discrimination, sex discrimination, sexual harassment, religious discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, etc. (3) the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; (4) the Michigan Whistleblower Protection Act; (5) the Fair Labor Standards Act; (6) Americans with Disabilities Act; (7) USERRA actions on behalf of the men and women of the U.S. military (active and reserves); (8) worker's compensation retaliation claims; and (9) much more.
Pratheep Sevanthinathan
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Pratheep Sevanthinathan
(248) 385-5704 1050 Wilshire, Suite 335
Troy, MI 48084
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney
Civil Rights, Business, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Pratheep Sevanthinathan is the award-winning founder of the Seva Law Firm. He has been practicing an insurance litigation attorney for the past several decades - first as an an insurance defense attorney and later as a plaintiff's attorney. Mr. Sevanthinathan is a No-Fault insurance guru who has lectured on the topic at numerous seminars, published articles on insurance issues, and has sat on many insurance litigation committees.

Mr. Sevanthinathan is a fierce advocate for his clients who has taken many cases to trial victories. He has been recognized for his work with the following awards: SuperLawyers,...
Ronnie Cromer
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Ronnie Cromer
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer
(248) 809-6790 24901 Northwestern Hwy.
Suite 612
Southfield, MI 48075
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Business, Criminal and Employment
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Michigan lawyers proudly representing divorce, criminal, business, employment, wrongful death, discrimination, police brutality, civil rights and insurance claim denial clients. Free consultation.
Racine Miller
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Racine Miller
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 13 years of experience
(844) 464-3476 2254 Cole Street
Suite B
Birmingham, MI 48009
Civil Rights, Appeals, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Margaret A. Cotant
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Margaret A. Cotant
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 29 years of experience
(248) 520-3699 1185 Oxford
Berkley, MI 48072
Civil Rights, Family, Juvenile and Personal Injury
I have been litigating cases for 28 years. My practice is concentrated in the areas of family law/domestic relations/juvenile law; personal injury litigation, including dog bites, condominium law, slip/trip & fall, & any other type of premises liability case; termination of parental rights; & juvenile law. I can also act as a mediator. As a family law attorney, 97% of my clients have been women. I have specialized in representing clients in high conflict cases, including cases with complex marital estates involving high assets; difficult to value businesses; spouses who are attempting to conceal assets; cases with disputed prenuptial agreements;...
John McManus
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John McManus
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(248) 268-8989 Contact The McManus Firm 117 W. 4th Street Suite 201
Royal Oak, MI 48009
Civil Rights, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
The University of Detroit
28 years of practice in the State and Federal Courts of the United States. Several years as an associate, then partner, in a boutique defense firm in Birmingham, MI, then a sole-practitioner in Detroit, Birmingham and Royal Oak, MI. Currently involved in several high-profile matters; one wherein the claimed injured party seeks $99,000,000.00 dollars in future damages; three Racketeering Criminal cases (R.I.C.O.) involving drug/gun/violence conspiracies brought bu the United States Attorney's Office; and many other various litigated matters of criminal and civil disputes. In addition to being licensed through the States of MI and OH, admitted to practice in the...
Albert J Asciutto
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Albert J Asciutto
Oakland County, MI Civil Rights Attorney with 3 years of experience
(248) 327-1848 26700 Lahser Road
Southfield, MI 48033
Civil Rights, Appeals and Consumer
Wayne State University Law School
Albert Asciutto is a published author and advocate devoted to fighting for truth and justice on behalf of individuals who have been oppressed, bullied, abused, or exploited.

During his undergraduate studies at Western Michigan University, Mr. Asciutto developed a zeal for examining civil rights issues and furthered his passion for writing while double majoring in Criminal Justice and English.

At Wayne State University Law School, Mr. Asciutto continued to pursue these endeavors, serving as Managing Editor for the Journal of Law in Society, while strengthening his advocacy skills in the Mock Trial program. Throughout his legal education, in addition to clerking...
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