Becoming a successful litigator is a hard-fought skill for an attorney. It takes a unique combination of the mastery of subject matter combined with an ability to effectively communicate it to a judge and jury.
Not all attorneys successfully combine these skills. But the attorneys at Peterson Paletta Balice have been recognized by their peers as outstanding litigators throughout their careers.
Attorney Terese Paletta has tried over 100 cases both as a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney. Her advocacy skills were sought after when she was asked to serve as a special prosecuting attorney on select capital offenses in the 8th Circuit.
Additionally, she has argued bothin front of the Michigan Court of Appeals and has participated in the preparation of cases before the Michigan and United States Supreme Courts.
Attorney Kevin Peterson is an adjunct professor of law, teaching trial skills at Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
Kevin’s outstanding litigation skills were recognized early when he and another law student finished 1st in the Texas Young Lawyers Association Trial Competition in Lansing, Michigan. Keven was also named the Best Litigator in the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys Trial Competition in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kevin’s current practice brings him before a judge or jury almost daily, where he has successfully defended major felonies such as carjacking, major drug, firearm, homicide, and assault cases. Kevin’s practice also includes .
If your case needs to be heard by a judge or jury, our trial attorneys in Grand Rapids and Ionia have the expertise and experience to help you. To request a consultation, you may call Peterson Paletta Balice or fill out our online contact form. Our attorneys will guide you through every step of your case to help you achieve the best outcome.