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Barry Conybeare

Barry Conybeare

Conybeare Law Office, P.C.
  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
  • Illinois, Michigan
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Born and raised in Benton Harbor/St. Joseph, Mich., Barry Conybeare attended high school at Lake Michigan Catholic. He graduated from (and is a big fan of) the University of Michigan (B.A., 1988). Barry received his law degree, magna cum laude, from DePaul University College of Law (J.D., 1992). After graduating from law school, Barry worked in Chicago as a commercial litigation associate with one of the world’s largest law firms, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom. In 1994, after nearly two years with Skadden, Barry, and his wife Jody, moved home to Southwest Michigan. There he began practicing law with his father, Bruce Conybeare, at Conybeare Law Office.

Barry’s practice focuses on all aspects of personal injury law, including: auto collisions; medical, hospital and nursing home malpractice; product liability; insurance claims and most other injury cases. Best Lawyers in America named Barry the 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Plaintiffs Personal Injury in the Kalamazoo Region (Southwest Michigan). Barry is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Michigan and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of both states. He is also admitted to practice in various federal courts.

Since 2008, Barry has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and since 2009 as a Michigan Super Lawyer. Barry has the highest peer-review rating of “AV” for professional ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell, a national directory of lawyers, and is recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Michigan. He is active with the Michigan Association for Justice, serving on its board of directors since 2003. Barry also served consecutive 3-year terms on the State Bar of Michigan Character and Fitness Candidate Interview Committee for Southwest Michigan. Other professional affiliations include membership in the Berrien County Bar Association (2016-2017 President), State Bar of Michigan, American Association for Justice and Michigan Association for Justice.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Nursing Home Malpractice
  • Insurance Claims
  • Auto Collisions
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Michigan
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Conybeare Law Office, P.C.
Current
Education
University of Michigan Law School
B.A.
DePaul College of Law
J.D.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Professional Associations
Michigan Association for Justice
Board of Directors
Current
American Association for Justice
Current
Michigan State Bar # P52056
Member
- Current
Activities: Past Character and Fitness Candidate Interview Committee Southwest Michigan
Berrien County Bar Association
Past President
- Current
Activities: 2016-2017 President
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Effective Associate Training and Development Program
American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Legal Education
Speaking Engagements
An Overview of What Indiana P.I. Attorneys Need to Know About Michigan Law, Seminar
Indiana Trial Lawyers
Exposing the Surveillance Defense - Discovery of Surveillance Videos and Reports, Rapid Fire Seminar
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
Michigan No-Fault Rules, Indiana Auto Seminar
Lawyer Advertising
Niles Rotary Club
How Do You Prove Your Client's Injury Crosses the No-Fault Threshold, No-Fault Institute Seminar
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
Excess Economic Losses in Auto Negligence Cases, No-Fault Institute Seminar
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
Defaults - How to Use Them to Your Advantange, Rapid Fire Seminar
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
PIP Benefits and Disqualifications Involving Non-Michigan Residents in Michigan Wrecks, No-Fault Institute Seminar
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Conybeare Law Office, P.C.
519 Main Street
St Joseph, MI 49085
USA
Telephone: (269) 983-0561
Fax: (269) 983-5327
Conybeare Law Office, P.C.
5985 W. Main Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
USA
Telephone: (269) 447-2577