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Southfield, Mich. — November 4, 2020 — A. Vince Colella, a personal injury and civil rights attorney and co-founder of  Southfield-based Moss & Colella, P.C., has been named to the 2021 DBusiness Top Lawyers list.  DBusiness magazine’s peer review survey polled attorneys throughout metro Detroit to honor excellence in the legal field. Inclusion on the list is based solely upon one’s standing within their peer group. Colella was honored in the personal injury category.

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 and Wayne County Circuit Court Case Management Office.

Colella adds the DBusiness honor to other legal awards. He was named to the Leaders in the Law class of 2019 by the trade publication Michigan Lawyers Weekly and is a ten-year recipient of the Michigan Super Lawyer designation.  He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Michigan State University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he established in 2020 the A. Vince Colella Scholarship to support law students considering a career in civil rights.

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