Joshua M. Stapp

Joshua M. Stapp

Joshua M. Stapp


Joshua M. Stapp


Josh concentrates his practice on defense litigation in first and third-party personal injury claims, including automobile negligence, No-Fault claims, uninsured and under-insured motorist claims, general negligence, and premises liability.  Josh has extensive experience handling catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims and works as both counselor and advocate on behalf of his clients.  He is an adept negotiator and frequently is sought out for advice prior to litigation due to his unique ability to break down complex legal issues into concepts everyone can understand.  Josh also has vast experience in all aspects of the litigation process from the initial discovery phase through trial and works diligently on behalf of his clients to achieve the best result possible.


  • Faulkner University School of Law (J.D, 2012)
  • University of Texas (B.A)
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Texas
Professional Activities
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Character and Fitness Committee (2022-2024)
  • Oakland County Bar Association
    • Fellow
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel (ADTC)
    • Member
  • CEF’s DEI Committee
    • Community Partnerships – Co-Chair
Community Involvement

Josh has five years of experience participating in the Big Brother Big Sister program, where he mentored two Littles. He also prioritizes holiday giving each year through Volunteers for America.

  • Best Lawyers of America® Ones to Watch
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2023)
  • National Trial Lawyers
    • Top 40 Under 40 (2020)
    • Top 40 Under 40 (2019)
    • Top 40 Under 40 (2018)
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2019)
  • AVVO 10.0 Superb Attorney Rating
  • National Appellate Advocacy Competition – Best Advocate (2010)
  • Faulkner Annual Moot Court Competition – Best Advocate (2009)

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Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that attorney Joshua M. Stapp has joined the firm’s General and Automotive Liability practice group. Stapp has nine years of litigation experience. He concentrates his practice on defense of personal injury claims, including those arising out of third-party automobile negligence, first-party No-Fault, uninsured and under-insured motorist, general…

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