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Kevin Gerard Pelkey Esq.

Kevin Gerard Pelkey Esq.

Experienced Southeast Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Appeals & Appellate, Bankruptcy, Business Law...
  • Illinois, Michigan, New York
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Kevin G. Pelkey was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan November 28, 2006. Counselor Pelkey was admitted to the State Bars of New York and Illinois May 16, 2014 and November 4, 2014 respectively. Additionally, his admission to the Ohio State Bar is pending. Attorney Pelkey humbly practices criminal defense, family law, landlord-tenant, intellectual property, probate, business start-ups, and bankruptcy in counties all over Michigan. He is the son of Dr. Richard M. Coffman and Ms. Irene M. Pelkey. Dr. Coffman is a retired Air Force Major, and a published author among other things. Dr. Coffman’s works include To Honor These Men: A History of the Phillips Georgia Legion Infantry Battalion; Going Back the Way They Came: The Philips Georgia Legion Cavalry Battalion; and most recently, Some Kind of Welcome Home. Kevin’s mother was a single mother who raised Kevin and his sister Karen by working hard and teaching them family values. Attorney Pelkey was taught, at a very young age, the critical importance of service to the community, equal justice for all, and faith. Kevin worked during high school, college, and law school, which he explains to clients and students in order to encourage them to obtain employment and further, to understand that if he did it, so can they. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Northwood University in 2002 where he graduated summa cum laude and attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He received his Juris Doctor with a Business Transactions concentration in 2006. Attorney Pelkey was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2006 and approved for admission to the State Bar of New York in 2013. He is a member of both the State Bar of Michigan’s Criminal Law and Family Law Sections. Counselor Pelkey has been an Adjunct Professor at Baker College of Allen Park since the 2011 Fall semester to the present, which he enjoys immensely. He is also a member of the Knights of Col

Education
Lawrence Technological University
B.S. (2008) | Mechanical Engineering
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Honors: Manufacturing Processes.
Lawrence Technological University
B.S. (2008) | Electrical Engineering
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Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (2006) | Business Transactions concentration
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Activities: • Weekend Law Students Alliance • Student Bar Association-Constitutional Law I tutor
Baker College
MBA (2004) | Business Administration-International Finance
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Northwood University
B.S. (2002) | Business Administration
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Certifications
• Basic Session - Video - 2007 Wayne County Assigned Counsel Training-Juvenile 9/14/2007 Frank Murphy Hall of Justice 1441 St. Antoine Detroit, Michigan 48226 (313) 224-2501
Wayne County Assigned Counsel Training-Juvenile
• Criminal Advocacy Program Civil and Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions Speakers: Miriam Aukerman and David Koelsch Moderator: Dawn Van Hoek 10/22/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program Evidence Impeachment and Hearsay 9/17/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Intermediate/Advanced Session - Video - 2007 Wayne County Assigned Counsel Training-Juvenile 9/14/2007 Frank Murphy Hall of Justice 1441 St. Antoine Detroit, Michigan 48226 (313) 224-2501
Wayne County Assigned Counsel Training-Juvenile
• Criminal Advocacy Program What do you mean Polygraphs are admissible? Speaker: H. John Wojnaroski III Moderator: Matthew Evans 10/29/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program Diversion; Mental Health Court, Mental Health Diversion, Drug Court, and New Personnel Speakers: Judge Timothy Kenny, Tiffany Jones and Bill Heaphy Moderator: Donald Johnson 9/24/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Third Circuit Court-Juvenile Division 2010 Mandatory Attorney Training 2/23/2010
Third Circuit Court-Juvenile Division
• Criminal Advocacy Program Sentencing Law Update Speaker: Anne Yantus Moderator: Dawn Van Hoek 11/5/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program Super Drunk Driving and Firearms Identification Evidence Speakers: David Balash and Patrick Barone Moderator: Opolla Brown 10/1/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• House Counsel Training - Angelique Tate 4/23/2010 36th Judicial District Court 421 Madison Street Detroit, Michigan 48226-2358 Room 422 - 4th floor (313) 963-2790
36th Judicial District Court
• Criminal Advocacy Program Jury Instructions - (Writing Special Instructions and lesser included offenses) Speakers: Kim McGinnis and Jeffrey Edison Moderator: James Schlaff 10/15/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program FNS, including the Show Cause docket and PPO violation hearings Speaker: Nancy Neff, a defense attorney and staff from FOC (30 min. long) 10/8/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program Crawford Issues for Trial 11/13/2009 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program Jury Instructions - (Writing Special Instructions and lesser included offenses) Speakers: Kim McGinnis and Jeffrey Edison Moderator: James Schlaff 10/15/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program Michigan Law Update 11/20/2009 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program Jury Instructions - (Writing Special Instructions and lesser included offenses) Speakers: Kim McGinnis and Jeffrey Edison Moderator: James Schlaff 10/15/2010 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
• Criminal Advocacy Program US Supreme Court Update 12/4/2009 C.A.Y.M.C. Auditorium 3rd Judicial Circuit Court 2 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48226-3437
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
Professional Associations
Lion's Club
Member
- Current
Macomb County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
Member
- Current
Downriver Bar Association
Member
- Current
Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Federal Bar Association
Member
- Current
Knights of Columbus
Member
- Current
• Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity
Brother
- Current
Activities: Treasurer; Member-at-Large.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Michigan
New York
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    MasterCard; Visa; and American Express.
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Collections
  • Consumer Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Intellectual Property
  • Juvenile Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Social Security Disability
  • Trademarks
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Area
  • Business Startups
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Google+
Blog
Findlaw
Contact & Map
Law Office of Kevin G. Pelkey, PLLC
P.O. Box 1183
Belleville , MI 48112-1183
USA
Cell: (734) 255-6843