Joel Ashton is a partner in our Livonia office where he focuses his practice on insurance defense, including Michigan No-Fault claims (PIP, automobile negligence, uninsured/ underinsured motorist), as well as premises liability and general negligence. His practice also includes the defense of contract and liability claims, contract interpretation issues, subrogation claims involving automobile, fire and casualty, commercial and related coverage. He maintains an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest possible rating an attorney can achieve for both ethical standards and legal ability.
Mr. Ashton is an experienced litigator who has tried over 50 civil jury trials in Circuit and District Courts throughout Michigan and has participated in countless arbitrations, facilitations and case evaluations. He is skilled at breaking down complex matters into understandable terms, which allows clients the ability to evaluate options and develop effective strategies.
Kalamazoo College, B.A., 1989
DePaul University, J.D., 1992
State Bar of Michigan
– Negligence Section
Insurance Alliance of Michigan (IAM)
Phi Beta Kappa, Kalamazoo College
Michigan State Courts
United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan
United States District Courts for the Western District of Michigan