Established in 1903, we are a firm of dedicated attorneys committed to a tradition of excellence.

of Excellence

Founded in 1903, we are established and well-respected in Michigan with a strong presence in the legal community for combining traditional values with a forward-focused approach to client representation.


Our Attorneys strive to fully understand our client’s needs in all phases of legal matters enabling us to address practical as well as legal issues in today’s complex world.


As an action-oriented firm, our trial attorneys utilize a team concept to exhibit expertise in all aspects of civil defense litigation from the simplest lawsuit to the most complex no-fault, commercial, malpractice, and product liability cases.

Our Practice Areas


The attorneys of Vandeveer Garzia are experts in legal matters related to motor vehicles. That expertise involves all aspects of motor vehicle and automobile litigation as well as insurance coverage matters. Firm attorneys regularly represent clients in motor vehicle cases at all stages including initial investigation, pretrial activities, trials, and, if necessary, appeals. This representation […]

Professional & Healthcare Liability

Vandeveer Garzia has highly skilled professionals to assist our clients in navigating through various professional negligence claims against healthcare providers and other professionals throughout Michigan. For over one hundred years, the firm has represented professionals from every field including: chiropractors, dentists, direct care workers, home health staff, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, physical therapists, physician assistants, and […]

Construction Law Litigation

Vandeveer Garzia has a long history of representing owners, general contractors and trade contractors in construction related litigation, including payment disputes, contract claims, defective work claims, property damage claims and personal injury lawsuits. The firm’s construction clients run the gamut from small, family owned companies to large, national residential and commercial contractors. Our attorneys have […]

Our Method


Whether you are an individual, a corporation, an insurance company, or a governmental entity, our firm employs a team centric approach which enables us to channel our collective experience to provide you with maximum results in a cost-effective manner. Your legal team will consist of a primary attorney who is an expert in the specific area at issue along with associate attorneys and support personnel.

Recent News & Updates

Congratulations to our new Partner and Executive Partners!

Thursday December 29, 2022

The Shareholders of Vandeveer Garzia are pleased to announce the elevation of the following attorneys to Executive Partners of the firm:...

Meadowbrook Hall Staff Holiday Celebration

Wednesday December 21, 2022

Vandeveer Garzia staff celebrated the holiday at a holiday walk and lunch at Meadowbrook Hall in Rochester, Michigan this past week. ...

Kenneth Allen v. Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.

Wednesday August 10, 2022

Rick Patterson and Sajid Islam prevailed in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals after Sajid Islam obtained summary judgment of a...

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