Stephen H. Sinas

Steve SinasMichigan Personal Injury Lawyer

Stephen H. Sinas has dedicated his legal career to representing individuals in Michigan personal injury, auto no-fault, healthcare law, and constitutional rights matters. Following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, Steve is a fierce advocate for the rights of the injured, fighting for their right to access the medical care and benefits to which they are legally entitled. 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.

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 five marathons and competed in various other running, swimming and triathlon events.

Practice Areas

Personal injury, auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, semi-truck accidents, healthcare law, constitutional rights law, police misconduct, brain injury cases

Professional Associations

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

Publications

“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.

Speaking Engagements

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.

Awards

“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

Education

B.A., University of Michigan, Economics and English Literature – 2004
J.D., Wayne State University Law School – 2007

Admissions

Michigan, 2007

Connect with Steve Sinas

email stevesinas@sinasdramis.com

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