A Winning Team

Cardelli Lanfear P.C. continues to be successful because its attorneys are trial lawyers, excellent advocates, and counselors regarding the choices our clients and attorneys jointly make given the facts and controlling law.

Thomas G. Cardelli

Tom Cardelli is a board certified civil trial lawyer, in accordance with the ABA approved National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). He has completed over 150 jury trials. Mr. Cardelli has also…

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(248) 544-1145, ext 2040

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R. Carl Lanfear, Jr.

R. Carl Lanfear concentrates his practice in civil litigation, with an emphasis on trial advocacy. A veteran litigator, his legal career includes more than 40 successful defense verdicts and multiple summary dispositions.

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(248) 544-1145, ext 2020

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Paul Kittinger

Paul Kittinger has been with the firm since 2009 and he concentrates his practice in civil and commercial litigation.  He represents the firm’s clients in product liability, construction and personal injury disputes. …

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(248) 544-1145, ext 2051

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Robert A. Kaatz

Robert Kaatz concentrates his practice in civil defense cases, including automobile negligence and first and third party coverage. Mr. Kaatz gained extensive experience inside the courtroom while working as an Oakland County…

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(248) 544-1145, ext 2072

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Anthony F. Caffrey III

Anthony Caffrey is the firm’s appellate, insurance coverage, and research/writing specialist, with 100+ appellate matters completed and/or pending. He has been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyers for his appellate and litigation work….

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(248) 544-1145, ext 2075

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Michael O. Smith

Michael Smith is a civil defense litigator.  His practice focuses primarily on trucking litigation, automobile negligence, contractor liability, and commercial litigation (including contract disputes, unfair competition, and other business torts). Michael’s litigation experience…

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Jason T. Newman

Jason Newman concentrates his practice in the areas of civil defense, intellectual property, and environmental law. He is a registered patent attorney with experience in patent, trademark, and copyright litigation. While in…

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(248) 544-1145, ext 2012

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Joseph “Joey” C. Elliott

Joey Elliott has wanted to be a lawyer since he was in kindergarten. A career he has respected for protecting the rights of everyone. He is an associate with Cardelli Lanfear, concentrating…

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(248) 544-1100, ext 2085

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Melanie Frazier

Melanie Frazier is an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates and she has successfully defended more than 100 jury trials.  Ms. Frazier holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  She has…

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Kaitlin Nucci

Kaitlin Nucci joined the firm in early 2019 as a litigation associate. She graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law in May 2018. During law school, she competed on…

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(248) 544-1100 x.2016

Timothy Mulligan, Jr.

Timothy Mulligan specializes in legal research and writing, especially dispositive and complex motions, filings related to trials and verdicts, and appeals. A results-oriented lawyer, Mulligan has won summary relief for defendants in…

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