Michael J. Morse

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Southfield, MI

The Mike Morse Law Firm
 | 24901 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: 248-350-9050
Fax: 248-350-2640
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Michael J. Morse is founder of Mike Morse Law Firm and represents clients in Detroit and the surrounding metropolitan area. He handles matters of personal injury with a focus on motor vehicle accidents. 

    Admitted to practice in Michigan since 1992, Mr. Morse earned a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Arizona. He also obtained a Juris Doctor after graduating cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.  During law school, his studies were focused on motorcycle, truck and automobile accident claims. He also takes cases involving dog bites, catastrophic construction accidents, defective hip replacements, nursing home issues, FLSA, FELA, maritime law and police brutality.

    Mr. Morse is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the American Association for Justice. In the Michigan Causes of Action Formbook for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, he authored a chapter in the Dog Bite Claims section and a national publication by James Publishing. The book addresses the topic of back and neck injuries and litigating them.

    In Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties, Mr. Morse serves as an arbitrator and case evaluator. 

     
    Practice Areas
    • 90%Personal Injury - General
    • 10%Social Security Disability
    Focus Areas

    Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018

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    About Michael Morse

    Admitted: 1992, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: https://www.855mikewins.com/team_member/mike-morse/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Selected through a peer review survey, DBusiness Top Lawyer, DBusiness, 2019
    • The highest level of professional excellence at which a firm can be ranked by its peers, AV Rated Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
    • Given to honor individuals or organizations for outstanding achievement or service to the citizens of Detroit, The Spirit of Detroit Award will be presented to Mr. Morse for his donation of 23,000 backpacks full of school supplies to every Detroit Public Schools student in grades K through 5, Spirit of Detroit Award, City of Detroit, 2015
    • Based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees, Top Work Places, Detroit Free Press, 2015
    • Based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees, Top Work Places, Detroit Free Press, 2014
    • Based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees  , Top Work Places, Detroit Free Press, 2013
    • The survey, which sought to determine, among other things, whether employees understand the long-term strategy of the company and whether they feel they are being groomed for future leadership positions, accounted for 75 percent of the final ranking, while the combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings, Cool Places to Work in Tough Times, Crain's Detroit Business, 2010
    • Leaders in the Law highlights lawyers providing insight and information about these extraordinary leaders, Leader in the Law, Michigan Lawyer's Weekly, 2009
    • The 21st Century Innovator award winners are blazing a trail for the legal community to follow, 21st Century Innovator, Michigan Lawyer's Weekly, 2009

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Case Evaluator Specialist, Appointed by State of MI, 2019
    • American Association for Justice, Member, 2019
    • State Bar of Michigan, Member, 2019

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • 150,000+ backpacks and school supplies donated to Detroit Public School students , 2019

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Chapter Author: Dog Bite, Chapter Author: Dog Bite, Michigan Causes of Action Formbook, ICLE , Personal Injury, 2017
    • Litigating Neck & Back Injuries explains in detail the medical and legal aspects of common neck and back injuries, focusing on how to win larger settlements with better discovery, negotiation and trial techniques, Author, Litigating Neck and Back Injuries, James Publishing, Personal Injury, 2002

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Auto Accident Victim vs. Hastings Nutual Insurance CompanyOutcome: 1st and 3rd party arbitration -$1,003,500.00, 2010

    Videos:

    • Jesus, a successful triathlete, shares his experience when a bus blindsides him, and how he prevailed getting back on his feet to continue doing what he loves with the help and support of Mike Morse., Tri-Athlete Jesus Moreno's Comeback Story, Personal Injury, 2018

    Educational Background:

    • University of Arizona, Bachelors of Science in Business, 1989

    Industry Groups

    • American Association Of Justice
    • Michigan Association Of Justice
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    Office Location for Michael J. Morse

    24901 Northwestern Highway
    Southfield, MI 48075

    Phone: 248-350-9050

    Fax: 248-350-2640

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    Last Updated: 5/14/2020

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