Jeffrey Collins

Collins & Collins, P.C. has a wealth of criminal experience. Attorney Jeffrey Collins has had the privilege of sitting in every seat in the courtroom.  Prior to becoming a judge, he was a criminal defense attorney who handled hundreds of felony cases.  Attorney Jeffrey Collins served as a judge on one of the nations’ busiest criminal courts.  He was named by the Michigan Supreme Court to be the presiding judge of the criminal division of Wayne County Circuit Court.  He was later elevated to serve on the Michigan Court Appeals where he issued hundreds of judicial opinions. In 2001, he left the bench and was named the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan.  He supervised an office of over 200 employees, one of the largest United States Attorney Offices in the nation.  Under his direction, his office prosecuted some of the largest corporate fraud cases in the country.   

 

In addition, as the United States Attorney, he also created a counter-terrorism unit and received national recognition for establishing community-law enforcement partnerships.

 

Serving as the United States Attorney has given Jeffrey Collins unique insight into the methodology and mindset used by the prosecution in the cases he now defends.  Jeffrey Collins has been named Michigan Lawyer of the Year and has been recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyer.

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Lois Collins

Attorney Lois Collins sharpened her research and writing skills serving a fellowship to the Michigan Supreme Court under the direction of Chief Justice Dorothy Comstock Riley.  A University of Michigan law school graduate, Attorney Lois Collins has worked for some of Detroit’s finest and most well established law firms.  She has developed a vigorous practice litigating probate contested matters, commercial contract disputes, property insurance litigation, worker’s compensation defense, copyright enforcement and wrongful death claimsIn addition to litigation, Attorney Lois Collins has successfully argued a prisoner civil rights case before the United States Sixth Circuit of Appeals and has written and won appeals before the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Michigan Workers’ Compensation Appellate Commission.  Attorney Lois Collins has twenty years of civil, criminal and probate trial court and appellate experience.

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