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Michael Podein graduated with honors from Michigan State University and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He has spoken on numerous occasions for the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association and Michigan State University; appeared on the "Ask the Lawyer" program.

He has given speeches to unions on workers' comp and related issues, led "The People's Law School" classes for citizens who wanted to learn more about the law and is the Former Chairman of the Grand Rapids Bar Association's Workers' Compensation Section.

He was named Super Lawyer in the area of workers' compensation in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Mike has 35 years of experience in handling primarily workers' compensation and personal injury cases.


Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

  • Workers' Compensation Law



  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan

Contact us to schedule a free consultation with a Michigan workers' compensation attorney. For your convenience, night and weekend office hours may be arranged by appointment.

Michael W. Podein


Thanks so much for all of your help on my case and your support of me along the way. 

Bonnie M.

I can't thank you enough for all that you have done, you have changed my future. 

Chris R.

I would like to thank you for all of your hard work. I believe it was your expertise and professionalism in these matters that made it possible to be successful. 

Bill M.

At a time when I was feeling lost in the process and without direction, I was so fortunate to have your help and understanding. Your kindness is truly appreciated.

Cindy C.

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