Stephen H. Sinas
Stephen H. Sinas is a law firm shareholder and dedicates his practice to representing injured people throughout Michigan and beyond. Steve specializes in cases involving personal injury, Michigan auto no-fault insurance disputes, healthcare law and constitutional rights matters.
Steve Sinas is a fierce advocate for the rights of the injured and victims of injustice. He firmly believes in the principle that people who were injured as a result of the wrongdoing of others should be entitled to fair compensation for the impact on their life and well-being. He is also dedicated to fighting for people’s right to access the medical care and benefits to which they are legally entitled to receive. Steve handles cases in both the state and federal courts of Michigan. He has successfully litigated cases in numerous counties throughout Michigan. Moreover, he has been named a “Super Lawyer” in the field of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury in since 2013.
Steve also takes great pride in educating the public about their rights under the law. He has participated in numerous workshops, conferences, and other outreach programs on issues ranging from the Michigan auto no-fault system to the impact of the Affordable Care Act. He has also given many lectures and written several legal articles regarding personal injury and the Michigan Auto No-Fault Insurance Law.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music, reading, and watching sports. He also trains as an endurance athlete and has completed six marathons and competed in various other running, swimming and triathlon events.
Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ) – Executive Board Member, People’s Law School Committee Chairman
Ingham County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section – Board Member
State Bar of Michigan – Character & Fitness District E Committee Member
Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN) – Associate General Counsel
Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council (MBIPC) – Board Member
“The Intersection of the Affordable Care Act and the Michigan No-Fault Automobile Insurance Act” – published as part of a compilation titled “Troubleshooting the Affordable Care Act,” State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section, 2015.
“Moody v Home-Owners: What Does This Case Mean for Medical Providers?” – Michigan Association for Justice Quarterly Journal, Spring 2014.
“Deciphering Two Related Concepts: No-Fault PIP Causation Law and the Decision in Griffith v State Farm” –Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, 2010
“Fischer v Blakenship & the Seriousness of Permanent Disfigurement” – Michigan Association for Justice, Nov. 2009 Advance Sheet
“The Legal Rights of Michigan Citizens Have Been Limited by Recent Decisions of the Michigan Supreme Court” – State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section Quarterly Newsletter, Summer 2007.
Co-Creator and editor of the “No-Fault Red Book Online,” which is a website dedicated to covering every appellate decision regarding the Michigan Auto No-Fault Law.
The Affordable Care Act and Its Implications – People’s Law School, East Lansing, 2014.
Allowable Expense Benefits: Understanding §3107(1)(a) – Coalition for Protecting Auto No-Fault’s “Admire Workshop III”, 2014.
Auto No-Fault First-Party Update On-Demand Webinar (Panelist) – Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2014.
Admire v AutoOwners, Supreme Court Summer Seminar, 2013
Price v High-Pointe Oil Company – State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section’s Supreme Court Summer Seminar, 2013.
Health Care Law Basics and the Affordable Care Act- People’s Law School, East Lansing, 2013
First-Party No-Fault Update 2013 – On Demand Seminars, 2013
Affordable Care Act Basics for Auto No-Fault Attorneys – No-Fault Institute X, 2013
Tort Liens & Subrogation – Intersection: The Michigan No-Fault Law & The Federal Affordable Care Act, 2013
Beyond Admire: Recent Court of Appeals Cases Regarding the Everyday Living Needs of the Catastrophically Injured – CPAN Admire Workshop, 2013
Constitutional Law & Civil Rights Litigation – People’s Law School, East Lansing, 2012
Johnson v Recca – Michigan Association for Justice’s “No-Fault Institute”, 2012.
No-Fault Law Update – Upper Michigan Legal Institute, 2011
No-Fault PIP Causation Law – Michigan Association for Justice Seminar in the Snow, 2011
No-Fault PIP Causation Jury Instructions – Michigan Association for Justice’s “No-Fault Institute”, 2010.
“Top 5 Under 35” – Ingham County Bar Association, 2013
Michigan Super Lawyer – Super Lawyers, 2013 and 2014
Winner – Michigan State Bar Negligence Section Law School Writing Competition, 2007
B.A., University of Michigan, Economics and English Literature – 2004
J.D., Wayne State University Law School – 2007