Stuart M. Collis, Esquire

Stuart Collis is an attorney licensed in the states of Michigan and New York. He also is licensed to practice before the Federal Courts in the Eastern District of Michigan, Western District of Michigan, Southern District of Indiana, Tax Court, and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. He graduated from the University of Michigan and Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where he was on law review and graduated with cum laude honors.

He has been a speaker on issues of animal law at the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association’s semi-annual conference and a speaker and moderator for Michigan’s Institute of Continuing Legal Education on a variety of topics. He is an expert in collections and civil litigation, with nearly two decades of litigation experience focusing on commercial litigation as well as the litigation of disputes between parties. Mr. Collis also works in the area of family law, aiding parties through divorce and child custody matters.

Mr. Collis is a trained mediator and has extensive experience with case evaluation procedures. He has also served on a number of state and national organizations, including NARCA, WCBA, MCBA, and the Michigan Department of Agriculture’s Companion Animal Committee. Ms. Collis has been published extensively and his work has been presented at talks and seminars.


University of Michigan, 1991 – BA
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1995 – JD
Cum Laude
Law Review
Top 17% Graduate

Bar Admissions:

State of Michigan, 1996
U.S. Eastern District of Michigan Court, 1996
U.S. Western District of Michigan Court, 1997
U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1997
U.S. Tax Court, 1997
State of New York, 2003
U.S. Southern District of Indiana, 2004


Institute of Continuing Legal Education Creditor’s Rights Seminar, 2001
Michigan Veterinary Medical Association Semi-Annual Conference, 1998


Washtenaw County Bar Association

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Before Collis & Griffor, PC, Stuart owned Collis & Griffor, PC.

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Abandoned Animals
: Veterinary Law
: February 1997

Patient Records – How Long Should I Keep Them?
: Veterinary Law
: April 1997

Noncompetition Clauses
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: June 1997

Awards For Pain & Suffering: The Owner’s Or The Patient’s?
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: August 1997

Michigan Consumer Protection Act
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: October 1997

Will Awards For Pain & Suffering Affect Your Bottom Line?
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: February 1998

Eastpointe Residents Upset Over Bird’s Fate
Published: Associated Press
Date: March 1998

Can Michigan Citizens Constitutionally Feed The Birds?
Published: State Bar of Michigan Newsletter: Animal Law Section
Date: June 1998

When A Client Requests Patient Records
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: August 1998

Animal Legal Defense Fund Update
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: September 1998

Hiring & Firing
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: October 1998

Bounced Checks
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: April 1999

Interest Rates & Billing Fees
Published: Veterinary Law
Date: June 1999

Primarily serving the cities of Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, and the counties of Wayne and Washtenaw, although we extend our legal services throughout the State of Michigan.

Call Collis & Griffor, PC today at 734.827.1337 or contact us to set up an appointment for a free consultation.