Joel T. Finnell

Joel T. Finnell

Sinas Dramis Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Appeals & Appellate
  • Michigan, Michigan
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Summary

Joel T Finnell is an appellate specialist at Sinas Dramis Law Firm, which is headquartered in Lansing, Michigan. In this unique role, Joel is often called upon by attorneys at the firm and within the community for additional legal support in heavily defended cases. While his skills and expertise are vast, Joel dedicates a large portion of his practice to auto no-fault law, motor vehicle accidents, and complicated wrongful death cases. He graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University's Thomas M. Cooley Law School and earned his undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Michigan, the United State District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D.
Honors: cum laude
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Eastern Michigan University
Honors: magna cum laude
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Professional Experience
Appellate Associate Attorney
Sinas Dramis Law Firm
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Auto No-Fault Intentional Injuries Exclusion – You Don’t Have to Prove Innocence
Delay, Deny, Defend – Tactics Insurance Companies Use to Avoid Paying Claims
How “Don’t Worry About It” Can Lead to Car Insurance Fraud
The No-Fault Tort Threshold: An Annual Survey of the Law
Michigan Association for Justice
Tort Threshold Update
Lansing ICLE
Speaking Engagements
Survivor’s Loss and Work Loss Benefits , No-Falt Institute XVI
No-Fault Tort Threshold Update , No-Fault Institute
Awards
Distinguished Brief Award
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law Review
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers Association
Rising Star
Michigan Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
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Professional Associations
The National Trial Lawyers Association
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State Bar of Michigan
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State Bar of MIchigan - Appellate Practice Section
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Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
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Michigan Association for Justice
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Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN)
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Ingham County Bar Association
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American Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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Michigan
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Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Appeals & Appellate
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Sinas Dramis Law Firm
Blog
Law Firm Blog
Contact & Map
Sinas Dramis Law Firm
3380 Pine Tree Rd.
Lansing, MI 48911
Telephone: (517) 394-7500