Just Michigan Appeals

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Just Michigan Appeals


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Pursuing an appeal can be complex and expensive.  If you are considering whether you should or must pursue an appeal to protect yourself, your loved ones, your home, or your business, choosing the right appellate attorney can make all the difference. 

We will help to reduce the complexity and will be available to answer your questions.  We strive to minimize the expense while maximizing the protection you receive on appeal. 

Our office has successfully represented clients in the Michigan Supreme Court, the Michigan Court of Appeals, and the Federal Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  

We have successfully represented clients in a broad array of legal issues:  family law, including child custody, spousal support; property division; real estate law, including water rights case, boundary disputes, and zoning issues; employment law, including covenants not to compete and contracts claims; probate appeals, including wills, trusts and estates; as well as general civil cases dealing with insurance law, malpractice, fraud, civil rights, and many other areas.

Laurie S. Longo, Attorney at Law                      


Ms. Longo has practiced as an appellate attorney in Michigan for over 20 years, focusing almost exclusively on civil appeals in the Michigan courts for cases involving the UCC, contracts, family law, including custody and child support, property law and zoning, municipal regulation, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, among others issues.

Ms. Longo was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1989 and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Prior to private practice, she worked as a staff attorney with the Michigan Court of Appeals and as a judicial intern with the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Ms. Longo holds a JD from The Ohio State University College of Law (now Moritz College of Law) and a Master’s Degree in Political Science with an emphasis on American Constitutional Law and American Judicial Politics. Following law school, she attended the Ph.D. Program in Urban, Technological and Environmental Planning at the University of Michigan. In conjunction with that program, she designed and taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Eastern Michigan University in property law, law and urban planning, and law and aesthetics.

To contact attorney Laurie Longo directly, call (734) 730-3936


Get in touch

If you have questions or concerns regarding a recently filed civil appeal, or if you are currently involved in litigation and anticipate the filing of an appeal sometime in the future, we are available to speak with you or your trial counsel to discuss your needs.

We invite you to contact us to discuss how our office can work to protect your interests on appeal. 

Weekend and after-hours appointments are available.

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