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Matthew Allen Seward

Matthew Allen Seward, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan, United States District Court Michigan, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit), United States Supreme Court. Member of Association Defense Trial Lawyers, American Arbitration Association, Detroit Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

  • Seward, Matthew Allen was born on June 4, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Allen Matthew and Helen E. (Sackett) Seward.

  • Education

    • Central Michigan University (Bachelor of Science, 1960). Wayne State University (Bachelor of Laws, 1963).

    Career

    • Worked at Garan, Lucow, Miller, Seward & Becker, P.C. (Detroit, Michigan) specializing in General Civil Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Insurance and Negligence Law. Workers Compensation, Products Liability, Malpractice Liability Law.

      Toxic Tort, Drug Liability, Premises Liability and Subrogation. Trials.

      Admitted to the bar, 1963, Michigan. Omicron Delta Kappa. Member: Detroit Bar Association (Member, Insurance Committee, 1963—).

      State Bar of Michigan. Association of Defense Trial Counsel. American Judicature Society.

      Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. The law firm was founded in 1948 by Daniel Garan, Milton Lucow and Albert Miller upon their graduation from law school. Begun as a tort defense firm, our principal focus has remained the same to the present.

      The firm was relatively small through the 1950's and 1960's, when tort work primarily centered around auto negligence and premises liability. As tort law has expanded, so too has our practice and our clientele.

    Membership

    Member: Detroit Bar Association (Member, Insurance Committee, 1963—). State Bar of Michigan. Association of Defense Trial Counsel.

    American Judicature Society. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.

    Connections

    • Married Suzanne Lynn, August 30, 1958. Children: Tracy Lynn, Elizabeth Ann, Michael Allen.
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