Michael S. Baldwin, LLM is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan and the United States District Court, Eastern District. Mr. Baldwin is an active member of the State Bar of Michigan and is in good standing. He carries professional malpractice insurance.
Mr. Baldwin received his Juris Doctor degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2002. While in law school, Mr. Baldwin worked at the Michigan Department of Attorney General and used his exceptional research and writing skills to draft appellate briefs arguing against interpretation of respondent’s claim for federal recognition as an Indian tribe under the Code of Laws of the United States of America. Upon graduation, Mr. Baldwin began his career as a general practitioner for the prestigious law firm Christopher Trainor & Associates, P.C. While employed there, Mr. Baldwin zealously represented thousands of clients and independently managed a wide variety of cases with full discretion and authority for legal decisions. He became the lead attorney and supervised criminal and family law departments. Five years later, Mr. Baldwin branched off to incorporate Baldwin Legal Services PLLC.
As a founder and an attorney of Baldwin Legal Services PLLC, Mr. Baldwin offers a wide variety of expertise to his clients in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, social security disability, and insurance claims, as well as probate and estate administration. In December 2013, he completed a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Insurance Law at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Mr. Baldwin prides himself in specializing in insurance law matters and represents the public in highly complex insurance cases against insurance companies. He has distinguished himself in the legal community by routinely taking what others have deemed to be ordinary, or even impossible cases and attaining extraordinary results.
Mr. Baldwin is dedicated to providing effective representation to litigants. Not only does he work to improve ethical and professional standards of the practice of personal injury law, the public also benefits from the efficient administration of justice. Successfully obtaining large settlements and demonstrating great skill in trial situations, Mr. Baldwin is widely recognized as one of the Michigan’s leading insurance and reinsurance lawyers.
Mr. Baldwin is currently the association president for a condominium complex. He is happily married and has been an active reef aquarist for over 30 years. As part of the hobby, he engineered and built electrical circuits for the implementation of electronic devices to automate reef tanks. Mr. Baldwin also enjoys spending time with his parrot, Kiki, rides a mountain bike during the biking season, and owns a high-performance Italian car.
“I take a common sense approach. I evaluate what needs to be done, stay focused, and do not get sidetracked until I have achieved full and complete justice for my client.”
— Michael S. Baldwin