Appellate Attorney Peter J. Tomasek, Collins Einhorn Farrell PC
peter.tomasek@ceflawyers.com
P: 248-663-7720
F: 248-663-7721
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AREAS OF PRACTICE
Appellate
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EDUCATION
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School (LL.M. in Taxation, 2015; J.D. magna cum laude, 2014)
Adrian College (B.A. summa cum laude, 2011)
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ADMISSIONS
State Bar of Michigan
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
District of Columbia Bar
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ACCOMPLISHMENTS & AWARDS
Senior Associate Editor, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law Review
Associate Editor, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Homeland & National Security Law Review
Coordinator, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School Intra-School Moot Court Competition
Recipient, Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School Leadership Achievement Award
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Peter J. Tomasek

Peter’s practice focuses on appellate litigation but also includes trial-level brief writing, especially at the summary-disposition stage. Before joining the firm, he worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Colleen A. O’Brien and as a research attorney with the Michigan Court of Appeals. While in law school, Peter worked as a teaching assistant for three courses and as a graduate assistant with the school’s academic resource center, served on two law reviews and as the coordinator for the intra-school moot court competition, and earned certificates of merit in seven courses. Peter has also served as an attorney-mentor for undergraduate-level mock trial teams and has experience teaching moot court classes at the law-school level.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member, American Bar Association
Member, Federal Bar Association
Member, Appellate Practice Section, State Bar of Michigan
Member, Oakland County Bar Association
       – Inns of Court
Member, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
– Amicus Committee
Member, Washtenaw County Bar Association

PUBLICATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Author, Defendant Cites Bahri, and Plaintiff Cites Shelton – Now What?, Res Ipsa Loquitur (March/April 2018)

Keynote Speaker, “10th Annual Celebration: ROE Alumni Share the Impact of Adrian College on Their Lives,” Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan (April 10, 2018)


COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Peter volunteers in the metro-Detroit legal community in many ways. He currently provides pro bono legal representation to clients in immigration cases through the ACLU and civil rights cases in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Peter also volunteers in the local academic community, presenting to middle- and high-school students, mentoring undergraduate mock-trial participants, and evaluating law students at mock trial and moot court competitions.