Greg Janks is a graduate of the Detroit College of Law, with over 40 years experience practicing plaintiff’s personal injury law. He has experience handling various types of Michigan personal injury cases, including product liability, construction site accidents, motor vehicle crash cases, dram shop liability, premises liability, nursing home liability, legal malpractice and various contract cases.

Greg Janks has highly effective interpersonal skills and he always demonstrates a reasonable, balanced perspective. With Greg Janks, you are getting a well-known and respected lawyer who represents both plaintiffs and defendants, thus inspiring trust and credibility. He has excellent skills in persuasion and achieving balanced compromise for individuals, through settlement or effective advocacy in front of juries. AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Experience

Gregory M. Janks Professional Corporation
As of January 2009 I started my own firm concentrating on representing plaintiff’s in legal malpractice, auto negligence, nursing home and premises liability matters. I also handle other cases within the above noted areas of expertise.

Sachs Waldman Professional Corporation
1000 Farmer
Detroit, MI 48226

A progressive law firm with more than 20 lawyers, described as one of the "great specialty firms" in the nation. Consistently known for a progressive social stance, representing workers and injured folks from all walks of life.

Partner and Director, 1983 to 2008
Associate, 1977 to 1983
Law Clerk, 1973-1977

Key Contributions:

Greg has expereince in a trial of 100+ cases in various state and federal courts throughout southeastern Michigan, including: Circuit Courts in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Lenawee, Livingston, Ingham, Genesee, Saginaw and Sanilac counties; as well as in U.S. District Court and various state district courts.

He has won appellate arguments in 10+ cases at the Michigan Court of Appeals in Detroit and Lansing

Circuit court mediator/case evaluator in Wayne and previously in Oakland county

Product liability panel in Oakland County Circuit Court through 2008

Admitted to practice in all Michigan courts, including the Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Court of Appeals as well as the Eastern & Western Districts of the United States District Court and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati.

Education

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY,
Rochester, MI
BA, Psychology, 1973

DETROIT COLLEGE OF LAW,
Detroit, MI
JD, 1977

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