Lead Attorney & Founder
David has practiced all types of law during his 30 year career as a trial attorney. Most of his experience is right here in Michigan, but he has successfully represented large personal injury and criminal cases across the country including Texas, Florida, Ohio, South Carolina and others as well. Before becoming an attorney, he was a prosecutor in the state of South Carolina. After a short while, he realized his passion was not to prosecute, but to defend and represent clients that were experiencing tough times. In 1983, he made the switch and started practicing as a defense attorney in a Lansing with Larry Fowler and John Tuttle in a private firm.
Since that time, David has handled personal injury, criminal, and family cases in at least 25 counties across the state of Michigan. David is respected and known for his ability to win big verdicts at trial for his injured clients. It takes years of experience to learn the proper way to prepare and execute a calculated argument or defense, and David has earned his way through hard work and dedication to his clients. Most notably, David tried a motorcycle case against the US Air Force in where a government bus collided with his client and caused catastrophic injuries. The Air Force claimed the motorcyclist was intoxicated and driving recklessly. Even with the power and resources of the federal government, David’s client was awarded $2.75 million and other rider on the bike recovered damages of $2.7 million. This is just one example of many successful settlements and verdicts, take a look at our case results for more detailed information.
In addition to being an accomplished personal injury lawyer, David also handles criminal and family law issues. He has successfully represented major criminal cases including a high profile murder case right here in Lansing as well as arson, kidnapping, theft, and rape. David is also extremely knowledgeable about drunk driving and drug issues and is a member of both The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan and the NORML Legal Committee to show his dedication to defending his criminal clients. David also comes as a highly recommended family lawyer with his knowledge of Michigan law and he routinely handles divorce, child custody, and child support cases.
David is one of the most respected and experienced attorneys in all of Michigan. He is founder and lead attorney of The Clark Law Office. If you find yourself facing a legal issue in Michigan, he will make sure that your experience with The Clark Law Office is a good one. Give him a call for a consultation at (517) 347-6900.
Attorney and Partner
Matthew R. Clark
Matt, as an undergraduate obtained his degree from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of business as a major in management and pre-law. Additionally, during his senior year at Michigan State, Matt was a clerk for the 54-B district Court in East Lansing. After receiving his undergraduate degree in business, Matt proceeded to obtain his Juris doctorate degree from Michigan State College of Law. While at Michigan State College of Law, Matt received a concentration in trial practice by being chosen to participate in and complete the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute. Matt also received the jurisprudence award for Research Writing and Advocacy while attending MSU Law.
Matt’s main focus includes personal injury law, criminal law and family law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan, and the United States District of Michigan Western District. Matt is a member of the American Association of Justice, the Michigan Association of Justice, the Ingham County Bar Association, the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, the Normal Legal Committee, and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Why Should You Hire The Clark Law Office To Handle Your Case?
The Clark Law Office has built a reputation for success whether it’s recovering millions at trial or as a settlement for our injured clients, defending criminal charges, helping in family law matters, recovering workers compensation, or appealing a social security disability claim. Our attorneys have years of trial experience and can help you with any legal issue you may be facing. Over the years, we have successfully handled all types of high profile cases in Michigan and we can help you with your legal matter. Take a look at our case results to see some of our past work. Our smaller size allows us to provide all of our clients with personalized legal services and we will make sure that you are completely informed throughout the entire case and all your questions are answered by the actual attorney working your matter.
We handle a variety of cases including:
- Personal Injury
- Criminal Defense
- Family Law
- Workers Compensation
- Social Security Disability
When you hire our law office, you will be getting representation from some of the most experienced and respected attorneys in Michigan. Most attorneys don’t have the ability to take on a big case at trial and will in turn settle for an outcome that may not be favorable. While sometimes this may be best, many times you will need to take your case to trial to get the most favorable results. Our attorneys have 30 years trial experience in Michigan and across the country with a proven track record in both recovering verdicts at trial and negotiating fair settlements. All personal injury cases are on a contingency fee basis meaning that you pay no fees unless you win your case. Please contact us for a free consultation at (517) 347-6900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how we can provide assistance for you!