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Southfield, Mich. — Sept. 3, 2019 —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 2019 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, trucking accidents, insurance disputes, sexual harassment, sexual assault, discrimination and wrongful death. In recent years, Colella has gained a reputation in particular for his litigation efforts in government liability, recreational accidents 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 serves as a Case Evaluator for the Oakland County Circuit Court Case Management Office.  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.  In February of this year, Colella was named to the Leaders in the Law class of 2019 by the trade publication Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Honorees on the coveted list are selected from all areas of the law in consideration of their outstanding contributions to the practice of law in Michigan and the leadership example they set for other lawyers.

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About Moss & Colella

Established in 1997, Moss & Colella represents the victims of personal injury, civil rights violations, discrimination, medical malpractice 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, motorcycle accidents and other serious injury and wrongful death claims.  To learn more about the firm and its diverse areas of practice, visit