Meet Our Michigan Bicycle Accident Attorneys
Bryan is the president of the Sinas Dramis Law Firm and is well recognized as an accomplished litigator. The majority of his clients are cyclists. He is a member of Bike Law, a national network of lawyers who serve as advocates for cyclists, both in and out of the courtroom. In 2017, Bryan was honored as “Michigan Cyclist of the Year” by Programs To Educate All Cyclists (PEAC) and, in 2013, he received the League of Michigan Bicyclists Advocate of the Year award.
Bryan has been a trial lawyer for more than two decades, litigating cases in some 40 jurisdictions. He has been named among the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2006. The National Trial Lawyers Association has also recognized Bryan as one of “The Top 100 Trial Lawyers.” In 2003-2004, Bryan served as president of the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (now the Michigan Association for Justice). And in 2008 and 2009, he served as chair of the Michigan Civil Service Commission.
Bryan’s favorite races include the Barry Roubaix Gravel Road Race and Mad Anothony Cyclocross Race. In addition to competing in races, Bryan enjoys touring and commuting by bicycle. His favorite place to ride is Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula and his most cherished moments are those spent riding with family and friends.
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George is considered the leading authority on Michigan’s No-Fault Act — a law that is crucial to all bicyclists injured by a motor vehicle. In 2017, George was one of only two attorneys outside metro-Detroit to be named by Leading Lawyers-Michigan as a “Top 10 Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Lawyer.” In 2013, George was named Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Lawyer of the Year,” in 2014 he received the Michigan Association for Justice’s “Champion of Justice” award, and in 2015 he was named the “Most Respected Advocate” by the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel. George has been included in Best Lawyers in America for personal injury law every year since 1989. In 1982-1983, George served as the president of the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (now the Michigan Association for Justice).
Tim is an experienced attorney who has earned the respect of all lawyers who defend insurance claims and personal injury cases. Tim’s honest, no-nonsense approach to handling cases earned him the “Respected Advocate Award” from the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel in 2004. Tim is an outdoor athlete who frequently bikes and runs. He has participated in numerous marathons, including the Boston Marathon. Tim currently practices law in an of counsel capacity.
Mike is known for handling cases in a manner that leads to a quick and just resolution. He has represented injured people in auto accidents and dog bite cases for more than 30 years. Mike has been recognized by Leading Lawyers-Michigan as a “Top 100 Outstate (Non-Detroit Metro) Lawyer.” He is a member and former executive board member of the Michigan Association for Justice, and a former executive board member and a fellow of the Ingham County Bar Foundation. Often the first lawyer at the office each morning, Mike enjoys outdoor sports and frequently runs for exercise and fun.
Jim is an accomplished litigator who has handled numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases, including bicycling cases. In particular, Jim has had tremendous success in roadway defect cases. Jim has been recognized by Leading Lawyers-Michigan as a “Top 100 Outstate (Non-Detroit Metro) Lawyer.” He is a member of the Michigan Association for Justice, a past president of the Ingham County Bar Association, and a fellow, board member and past-president of the Ingham County Bar Foundation. He also serves as vice-president and on the board of the John D. Voelker Foundation. Jim enjoys fly fishing and spending time in Northern Michigan with his wife.
Bryan is well-known as an accomplished litigator and also a competitive cyclist. He races multiple bicycle disciplines and most of his clients are bicyclists. In 2017, Bryan received the “Michigan Cyclist of the Year” award from Programs To Educate Cyclists (PEAC) and, in 2013, he was honored as the “Advocate of the Year” by the League of Michigan Bicyclists. Bryan has been recognized by Leading Lawyers-Michigan as a “Top 100 Leading Lawyer” and “Top 100 Outstate (Non-Detroit Metro) Lawyer.” He has been named among the Best Lawyers in America every year since 2006. In 2003-2004, he was president of the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (now the Michigan Association for Justice). Bryan is a board member of the League of Michigan Bicyclists, a member of the Ingham County Bar Association and a fellow of the Ingham County Bar Foundation.
Stephen is a trial lawyer with an unparalleled understanding of Michigan’s complicated No-Fault Act, which is frequently involved in bicycle accident cases. Stephen is an executive board member of the Michigan Association for Justice, where he chairs the People’s Law School Committee. He is also an adjunct professor at Michigan State University College of Law and has been recognized as a “Top 5 Under 35” attorney by the Ingham County Bar Association. Stephen enjoys swimming, biking and running. He has competed in numerous marathons and triathlons, and uses his athletic endeavors to raise money for charitable causes.
Tom is a savvy trial attorney whose legal career began in the bicycle-friendly city of Minneapolis, where he learned the benefits of cycling for individuals and communities. Tom frequently lectures on Michigan’s no-fault law, which often applies in bicycle cases, and is committed to various charitable causes. He oversees the “Lids for Kids” bike helmet giveaway in Grand Rapids each year, is on the board of directors of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan (BIAMI) and is a trustee of the Grand Rapids Bar Association. In 2016, Tom received the BIAMI’s “Prevention Award” and was named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
Joel is an appellate lawyer with outstanding research and writing skills. He is a practical thinker who helps the firm’s trial attorneys think outside the box and develop cutting-edge legal strategies. Before attending law school, Joel worked in the construction industry. He has a particular interest in urban planning and the increasing role that bicycles play in public transportation. Joel enjoys riding the bicycle trails with his family.