Beverly M. Griffor

Beverly M. Griffor

Collis & Griffor, PC - Managing Partner
  • Business Law, Intellectual Property, Trademarks ...
  • Michigan, Northern District of Illinois
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Attorney Beverly M. Griffor was first licensed in Michigan and has since become involved in litigation and research nationwide. She diligently represents the interests of each of her clients. Beverly graduated from the University of Michigan with a double majored Bachelors degree in Psychology and Sociology and a minor in Philosophy. In each major, Beverly sub-concentrated in both Criminology and Social Inequality. She also graduated as a member of honor societies in all three of her concentrations. Beverly received her Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law, focusing her studies on trial practice & appellate procedure. After law school, Beverly worked as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Jackson County in a grant funded position, and moved into private practice when the grant expired. As a private attorney, Beverly has successfully represented clients in criminal and civil trials, negotiated business transactions, real estate deals, and advised clients in a variety of other matters. She prides herself in her professional service and her ability to get her clients the best results possible in their unique situations. Beverly also holds a Masters in Business Administration and uses her business experience to assist her corporate & business clients handle transactional matters, business formation, seeking non-profit status, business planning, purchases, and legal compliance. Beverly is pursuing her PhD degree in Psychology. She is currently working on a study of child testimony. Much of her work focuses on application of scientific research in the courtroom. This blending of law and science is very important in cases such as those involving custody disputes, sentencing, probate capacity, or expert opinions. Specialties: Business litigation, trademark, IP, family law, domestic violence, probate, wills, estates, appeals, real estate, divorce, custody, business start-up and planning, consultation

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Intellectual Property
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Northern District of Illinois
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6th Circuit
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7th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Collis and Griffor PC
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. | Major: Psychology/ Criminology and Social Inequality
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Ave Maria School of Law
Honors: Honors: Women’s Law Association, Second Amendment Club, Moot Court
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Eastern Michigan University
M.S. (2017) | Experimental Psychology
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Fielding Graduate Institute
M.A. (2016) | Clinical Psychology
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Florida Institute of Technology
MBA (2013) | Legal and Financial Compliance
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan  # P71337
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Articles & Publications
Manifestations and Outcomes of Pediatric mTBI
Psychotherapy Bulletin
The benefits of parenting coordination
Res Ipsa Loquitur
The Naked License: What Business Lawyers Need to Know to Protect Their Clients Against Trademark Abandonment
Michigan Business Law Journal
Speaking Engagements
Preparing for Expert Witnesses in Cases with Mental Health Implications, Mental Health: A Michigan Perspective, Lansing, MI
Western Michigan Cooley
29th Annual Symposium: American College of Forensic Psychology
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Collis and Griffor PC
1851 Washtenaw
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Telephone: (734) 827-1337
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