Robert Starkman

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Biography

Seasoned practitioner with breadth of experience in a variety of practice areas.  Demonstrated management skills with the ability to handle a large case volume.  Proven ability to build and maintain productive relationships with clients, colleagues, and judges that result in successful negotiation of transactions and efficient resolution of protracted disputes.

Practice Areas

  • Labor Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Probate, Wills & Estate Planning
  • Criminal Law
  • Real Estate
  • Bankruptcy

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel

Past Positions

  • Martens, Ice, Geary, Klass, Legghio, Israel & Gorchow, P.C., 1991 to 1999
  • Law Offices of Robert D. Starkman, 1983 to 1991

Education

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1983

Classes & Seminars

  • Guardianships/Conservatorships, Oakland County Bar Association, 1995 to 1996

Published Works

  • Computer Crime: The Federal vs. State Approach to Solving The Problem, 65 Mich. B.J. 314, 1986

Professional Associations

  • Pontiac-Oakland Symphony Orchestra, Former Chairman of the Board, 1987 to 1988
  • Pontiac Lions Club, Former President, 1997 to 1998
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Lawyers Coordinating Committee AFL-CIO
  • Family Law Section – SBM
  • Probate & Estate Planning Section – SBM
  • Masters Section – SBM
  • Criminal Law Section - SBM

Ancillary Businesses

  • Lobbying