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morton.collins@ceflawyers.com
P: 248-351-5415
F: 248-351-5432
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AREAS OF PRACTICE
Professional Liability
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EDUCATION
Wayne State University (LL.B. 1958)
Wayne State University (B.S. 1953)
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ADMISSIONS
State Bar of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
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ACCOMPLISHMENTS & AWARDS
2016 OCBA Distinguished Career Achievement Award Winner
Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rated (5.0 out of 5.0)
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Morton H. Collins

Mort is the firm’s founding member. In his 5+ decades of practice as a trial attorney, Mort has been a prominent figure in the defense of legal malpractice, professional liability, directors’ and officers’ liability and products liability cases. His trial experience includes complex commercial and real estate matters. Mort’s caseload has predominantly consisted of multi-party cases often involving claims of a substantial magnitude. Mort has prevailed in numerous legal malpractice trials, including claims arising from underlying patent law matters, as well as trials involving real estate and commercial issues. Throughout his career, Mort’s business acumen has been a valued resource to large and small business clients alike. 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member, American Bar Association
Member, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
Member, Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Member, Oakland County Bar Association
Fellow, Michigan State Bar Foundation
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, including trials in military tribunal (1954-1956)

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Past President, Oakland County Association of Retarded Citizens (The Arc)
Past President, Jewish Association for Residential Care (JARC)
Board Member, St. Louis Center for Boys
Board Member, Jewish Community Center