Joseph T. Collison was born February 13, 1958. Joe graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1979. While at Central Michigan University Mr. Collison was on the Dean’s List. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1982, graduating Cum Laude. While at Cooley, Mr. Collison was on the Dean’s List and also served on the Law Review.
He was admitted to the Michigan State Bar in 1982, the United States District Court for the Eastern District in 1983 and the Western District in 1993. Also in 1993, Joseph was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals. He was admitted to the United States Supreme Court in 2011. His admission to the District of Columbia is pending. Joe holds a Martindale-Hubbell rating of “AV” which is the highest rating that can be attained.
Joseph T. Collison is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Negligence Section of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Defense Trial Council, the American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators, and the Insurance Committee of the State Bar of Michigan. Mr. Collison focuses his practice areas in personal injury, insurance law, automobile liability, dram shop law, and premises liability. Joseph is a Case Evaluator in Saginaw, Bay, Midland, Isabella, Clare, Tuscola, and Huron Counties. He is also a former member of the Environmental Law Section, Toxic Torts, and Insurance Committees. Mr. Collison was a member of the State Bar Representative assembly from 1991 – 1997. Joe is proud to be Habitat for Humanity Construction volunteer.
Joseph T. Collison is a Partner in the law firm of Collison & Collison.