Attorney, licensed in Michigan and Illinois
Michael D. Marrs graduated from Michigan State University in 1966. He then attended the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law where he earned his law degree (J.D., 1970).
Following graduation, Mike served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago from 1970 through 1975, as the Chief of the Narcotics Prosecution Unit. A native of Berrien County, Mike then returned to Michigan where he was a sole practitioner in Stevensville in the areas of medical malpractice, auto negligence, product liability and general civil litigation. In 2011, Mike joined Conybeare Law Office. Now retired, Mike regularly shares 45 years of wisdom and expertise as a personal injury attorney with his former colleagues at the firm.
Mike is licensed to practice law in both Michigan and Illinois; and was a member of the American Bar Association, the Michigan Association for Justice and the Berrien County Bar Association. He has served in the past as president of the Berrien County Bar Association and is a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. A certified trial advocacy teacher for the National Institute of Trial Advocates, Mike has tried over 100 jury trials. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America© and was named the 2015 Lawyer of the Year for Plaintiffs Personal Injury in the Kalamazoo Region (Southwest Michigan). Mike also was selected as a Michigan Super Lawyer. He was a frequent lecturer for the Michigan Association for Justice.
Mike has been married to his wife, Pamela, for 50 years. They have three grown children – two boys and a girl – and five grandchildren, and live in Stevensville, Michigan. Mike’s hobbies include writing, photography and trapshooting.