Steven M. Vitale

ATTORNEY AT LAW

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Education

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 05/1991
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Class Rank: 9th of 155
    • Honors: Selected Member of Justice Frank Murphy Honor Society, 1991
    • Honors: Italian American Bar Association Scholarship Recipient, 1991
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Products Liability, 1990
    • Honors: G. Mennen Williams Moot Court Finalist, 1989
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 06/1988
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Bartlett-Fink Law Award, 1988
    • Honors: C.W. “Opie” Davis Award, Best Male Athlete, 1988
    • Honors: Captain, Intercollegiate Football Team, 1987
    • Honors: Kalamazoo Small Business Institute Counselor, 1987
    • Honors: Tutor, Kalamazoo Salvation Army Tutoring program, 1987
    • Honors: Selected Member of the United States Achievement Academy, 1987
    • Honors: Foreign Study participant, Madrid, Spain, 1986. Intense cultural and language immersion; all classes conducted in Spanish
    • Honors: Three time all conference Football selection, Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), 1985-1987
    • Major: Economics

Classes & Seminars

  • Guest Lecturer and Faculty Advisor, National College of District Attorneys (NCDA)

Past Positions

  • Kelley∙Bilkovic∙Markus∙Vitale, Principal Attorney and Founding Member, 2011 to 2015
  • Fried, Saperstein and Abbatt, Southfield, Michigan, Attorney, 2002 to 2011
  • Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office, Pontiac, Michigan, Prosecuting Attorney, 1991 to 2002
  • Braun, Kendrick, Finkbeiner, Schafer and Murphy, Bay City, Michigan, Attorney, 1991 to 1991
  • Schureman, Frakes, Glass and Wulfmier, Detroit, MI, Legal Research Assistant, 1989 to 1990

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense