Paul B. Addis


Paul B. AddisB.A. cum laude 1997
Juris Doctor 2000

Going through a divorce or child custody battle frequently creates two things: stress and uncertainty about the future. As a partner of Michigan Justice, Paul Addis understands the sensitive nature of the family law cases he handles. He works with people in the Detroit Metropolitan area, and the surrounding areas to achieve their goals for the case, whether that means going through mediation or going to trial. Mr. Addis has focused on family law with a wide range of legal challenges, including:

  • Divorce and legal separation
  • Complex property division
  • Post-divorce modifications
  • Spousal support
  • Paternity proceedings
  • Custody modificationsn
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial agreements

He is familiar with the complex jurisdictional issues that arise under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.

Paul B. Addis also represents several Macomb County municipalities and serves as the Township of Macomb and Village of New Haven attorney. His knowledge is in municipal matters relating to litigation and misdemeanor prosecutions and general litigation.

Mr. Addis has also focused his practice in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury. Mr. Addis has achieved phenomenal success in litigation and trial of criminal and personal injury matters involving serious injury and complex litigation.

Mr. Addis graduated from DeLaSalle in 1993. He graduated cum laude from Michigan State University in 1997 with a degree in Business Administration. Mr. Addis continued his education in East Lansing graduating from Michigan State University/Detroit College of Law in 2000, cum laude. He was admitted to the Michigan State Bar the same year. He is authorized to practice in both the U.S. Eastern and Western District of Michigan.

Mr. Addis is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Macomb County Bar Association. He is currently the City Attorney in charge of prosecutions for the Township of Grosse Ile. And Macomb Township. Furthermore, he is General Counsel to the Detroit Firemen’s Fund having held that position for the past several years.