“A lot of clients come to us after something tragic or terrible has happened in their life. You have to help them through those hard times and advocate for them, but also listen to them and learn what they’re going through so you can help them as best you can.” ~ Lauren Kissel

Lauren E. Kissel

Lauren Kissel is a Lansing personal injury attorney that is dedicated to pursuing justice on behalf of those who have been injured. She represents a wide variety of personal injury cases including car accidents, Michigan no-fault claims, bicycle accidents, sexual assault, and traumatic brain injuries, to name a few.

For those seeking legal representation to access the care needed for recovery after an accident, Lauren is not only a detailed and tactical attorney in handling sensitive casework but a compassionate resource for her clients during what are often confusing and difficult times. She plays a crucial role as part of the firm’s legal team in representing complex cases, including a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of changes to Michigan’s no-fault law on behalf of several motor vehicle accident victims, their families, and providers. Lauren is also a part of Michigan Bicycle Law, a team of Sinas Dramis attorneys that specialize in representing injured cyclists after a motor vehicle collision. Her incredible professionalism, dedication to accuracy and efficiency, and thorough understanding of the law allow her to attain the best results for her clients.

Lauren joined Sinas Dramis Law Firm as a Law Clerk while attending law school. Her background and credentials revealed a character perfectly fit for upholding the law and the firm’s values. In law school, Lauren spent a semester in Washington, D.C. working with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Suspension and Debarment Division. She also acted as Managing Editor of International Law Review and participated in MSU’s Food Law Clinic, all while carrying a heavy course load and graduating with impressive academic success. She joined Sinas Dramis as a practicing attorney upon entrance to the State Bar of Michigan in 2018.

As a practicing attorney, Lauren’s community involvement didn’t stop after law school. She is an active member of Michigan’s legal community and serves as an Executive Board Member of the Ingham County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Section, the Membership Communications Director of the Women Lawyers Association Mid-Michigan Region, and has worked closely with the Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN) and other related groups to educate people about the changes to Michigan’s no-fault law.

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Noteworthy Cases

$500,000 uninsured policy limits settlement and $90,000 PIP benefits settlement On behalf of a Lansing man who sustained spondylolisthesis, bulging discs, and “dropped head syndrome” resulting in death approx. 3 years after a motor vehicle collision.
$190,000 Settlement on behalf of a man in the Upper Peninsula who suffered a grade III renal laceration, broken ribs, and a right rotator cuff tear after being hit by a motor vehicle while snowmobiling.
$84,706.78 Recovery of no-fault benefits and liability settlement on behalf of a client who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury after being in a motor vehicle collision.
$100,000
(policy limits)
Liability settlement on behalf of a client who sustained a right ankle fracture and a vertebral compression fracture as the result of a motor vehicle collision.
$120,000 Policy limits settlement on behalf of an Okemos resident who sustained a rotator cuff injury after being rear-ended twice.

Professional Associations

  • Woman Lawyers Association, Mid-Michigan Region, Membership Communications Director
  • Ingham County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Section, Executive Board Member
  • Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
  • Michigan Association for Justice
  • Ingham County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan

Education

B.A., University of Michigan, Environmental Studies, 2015
J.D., Michigan State University College of Law, 2018

Admissions

Michigan, 2018

Brain Injury Association of America Preferred Attorney

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