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Southfield, Mich. — Sept. 5, 2017 —David M. Moss and A. Vince Colella, civil rights and personal injury attorneys and name partners of Southfield-based Moss & Colella, P.C., have been named to the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list. Both attorneys are 100 percent focused on trial litigation and have appeared on the Super Lawyers list multiple times.
Moss represents victims and their families in a variety of injury cases against insurance companies, national corporations, hospitals, municipalities and individual defendants. He has a special focus in railroad law and has litigated hundreds of cases on behalf of injured railroad workers around the country. Known for his trial and negotiation skills, Moss has argued before the Michigan Supreme Court and several Michigan Court of Appeals panels.
Moss is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in all Michigan State and Federal Courts and is also certified as a Case Evaluator/Mediator. Moss is often selected by other plaintiff’s attorneys to sit as a designated arbitrator on their client’s behalf to resolve complicated cases. He received a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and an undergraduate degree in political science and public administration from Western Michigan University.
Colella’s trial experience includes automobile negligence, police brutality and misconduct, premises liability, sexual assault, construction and trucking accidents, insurance disputes, sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful death. In recent years, Colella has gained a reputation in particular for his litigation efforts in gross negligence and civil rights cases.
Colella has served as a member of the Executive Board of the Michigan Association for Justice (formerly known as the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association) and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is certified as a mediator and regularly hears cases for the Oakland County Circuit Court Mediation Program. He received a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Michigan State University.
About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected using a patented multiphase selection process in which peer nominations are combined with third party research. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice. The Super Lawyers lists are published in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country. For more information, go to SuperLawyers.com.
About Moss & Colella
Established in 1997 and celebrating 20 years as a firm in 2017, Moss & Colella represents the victims of personal injury, civil rights violations, discrimination and wrongful death. The firm is recognized as a leader in complex tort litigation, including excess and deadly force, jail death, sexual abuse and harassment, auto and truck accidents, and other serious injury and wrongful death claims. To learn more about the firm and its diverse areas of practice, visit www.mosscolella.com.