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Steven A Harms

State Bar of Michigan, IACC, Commercial Law League, Walsh College
  • Collections
  • Michigan
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Steven A. Harms is a partner in Muller, Muller, Richmond, Harms & Myers, with offices in Birmingham, Grand Rapids and Traverse City, Michigan.Steve is a frequent lecturer and an author in addition to being a full time collection attorney. He also teaches in the MBA program at Walsh College, Troy, Michigan, live and online (winning an outstanding instructor award for online).Publications include many articles and seminar materials plus chapters of books including Michigan Basic Practice Handbook and Michigan Business Formbook.

He co-authored International Commercial Secured Transactions with David Franklin, published 2010 by Thomson Reuters Publishing, a look at secured transactions around the world, with each country's requirements included.

He is also sole author of the following books:

Handling the Collection Case in Michigan, ICLE, revised, 4th Edition 2009, a 700 page comprehensive book covering all aspects of creditor's rights, all rules, cases and statutes cited.

Credit and Collections Kit for Dummies (Dummies Series), Wiley Publishing, 2009. a 360 page collector's or credit manager's guide to all aspects of extending credit and collecting past due obligations, with how-to check lists and hundreds (yes, hundreds) of forms!

He is also listed in “Who’s Who in American Law” (since 1985) and Michigan Super Lawyers in Creditor’s Rights (since 2008) by the publishers of “Law and Politics.”

Selected To
Michigan Super Lawyers 2010
Michigan Super Lawyers 2009
Michigan Super Lawyers 2008
Michigan Super Lawyers 2007

Certifications and Credentials
American Board of Certification

Practice Area
  • Free Consultation
    Free Consultation and strategy session to map out a plan of action. This, combined with contingency fees in most cases, means no fee unless we recover money for you!
  • Contingent Fees
    Fees contingent upon recovery for our clients.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
State Bar of Michigan, IACC, Commercial Law League, Walsh College
Frequent speaker on various debt collection topics, author, and Adjunct Professor, Walsh College, Troy MI
Online Instructor of the Year
Alliance for Excellence in Online Education
Professional Associations
International Association of Commercial Collectors
- Current
Activities: Frequent speaker on collection topics
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Commercial Law League of America
- Current
Activities: Speaker
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Board Certified in Creditors Rights
American Board of Certification
Websites & Blogs
Steve Harms - Credit and Collections
Contact & Map
33233 Woodward Ave
Birmingham, MI 48009
Telephone: (248) 645-2440
Telephone: (248) 645-2440
Fax: (248) 645-5478
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