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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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 150+ 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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Timothy Mulligan

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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Bryan E. Kontry

Bryan specializes in civil defense litigation and handles a variety of cases including insurance defense, auto negligence, contractor liability, personal injury disputes, and large scale property damage claims. Bryan’s diverse legal background…

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Timothy J. Pfund

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David Byrne

David J. Byrne is a defense minded litigator with experience in First and Third-Party No-Fault Litigation, as well as premises liability and commercial litigation. He was a member of the Special Investigations…

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Andrew M. Creal

Andrew is a defense-minded litigator across the board. He is a third-generation attorney whose grandfather practiced estate law for forty years and whose Aunt was a Circuit Court Judge in Washtenaw County….

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(248) 544-1100 ext. 2046

Rachelle L. Glisson

Rachelle is a recently admitted Associate with experience in First and Third-Party No-Fault claims and Premises Liability claims. During law school, Rachelle gained procedural experience while clerking for a Federal Judge. Additionally,…

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(248) 544-1100 ext. 2033