Our firm has a history of providing the finest legal representation to our clients. Our lawyers have your best interests at heart. We will take the time to understand your problem and to seek the best resolution possible, whether that calls for aggressive litigation, or negotiation and settlement.
Experience counts. Knowing what hurdles must be dealt with and overcome in order to achieve success is important. Our knowledge of the court system, judges and other attorneys is an asset to our clients. Our ability to counsel and advise you, acquired over years of practice, increases our effectiveness in problem solving.
Our attorneys gained knowledge and experience through practicing in some of the largest law firms in the state. Since the firm’s founding in 1992, that expertise has been available to our clients in a smaller firm setting which allows us to give the individualized attention and specialized knowledge that only a small firm can provide. We offer legal services at all stages of the litigation process, including counseling to reduce potential liability exposure and pre-suit planning, through trial, post-trial and appellate proceedings.
Awards and Recognition
With extensive legal experience and a dedicated focus on having disputes resolved in our clients’ favor, individuals, private and public organizations trust O’Connor, DeGrazia, Tamm & O’Connor to handle their legal needs. Our competence and experience has been recognized by numerous national and state organizations, including:
American College of Trial Lawyers. Founded in 1950, the College is dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice and ethics of the professional. (www.actl.com) An invitation to join is extended to very few attorneys.
American Board of Trial Advocates. An honorary group founded in 1957, it is devoted to the preservation of the civil jury trial. This group is composed of the most experienced attorneys from the plaintiff and defense side of the bar. (www.abota.org)
The firm was selected for a listing in the Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell. Fewer than 5 percent are selected for this honor nationwide. Martindale-Hubbell is a national peer review directory. Based on the rankings of our partners, the firm has received an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest level of professional excellence available. (AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc.) (www.americanregistry.com)
Super Lawyers. Several of our attorneys have been named as Michigan SuperLawyers, a listing of outstanding lawyers from over 70 practice groups who have attained high peer review recognition and professional achievement. Such recognition is limited to no more than 5 percent of lawyers statewide. (www.superlawyers.com)
Litigation Counsel of America. A trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one half of one percent of American lawyers. (www.litcounsel.org) Membership is by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness, accomplishment in litigation both at trial and the appellate level, and superior ethical reputation.