Insurance Defense Litigation, No-Fault Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Transportation, Probate, and Real Estate Litigation
Phone: (231) 486-4511 | EMAIL: email@example.com
Pete has 24 years of experience representing businesses, professionals, and families in state, probate, and federal courts throughout Michigan.
On a daily basis, Pete represents businesses in complex litigation in cases involving catastrophic injuries, contract disputes, employment discrimination, insurance coverage, and other sophisticated litigation matters. He also defends professionals such as accountants, engineers, and lawyers against claims of malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and negligence.
For banks, trust officers, and families, Pete provides counsel in probate litigation. Pete’s passion for his clients plays out in courtrooms and conference rooms to equal applause. He easily balances understanding his clients' needs with thoughtful, decisive counsel to successfully champion their cause through savvy trial strategies.
Pete is married to Anne, and together they have two children and one stepson.
University of Michigan (B.A., 1988)
University of Detroit Law School (J.D., 1994)
State Bar of Michigan, 1994
State Bar of Colorado, 1997
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Listed in Best Lawyers (2013 - Present)—Insurance Law
Traverse City Business News—Leading Lawyer in Litigation (2014)
Managing Partner—Parker Harvey (2017 - Present)
Managing Partner—Smith Haughty Rice & Roegge, Traverse City office (2017)
Head of the Litigation Group—Smith Haughty Rice & Roegge (2011 - 2015)
Four Term Member of Board of Directors for Smith Haughty Rice & Roegge
Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan (1994)
State Bar of Colorado (1997
Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Wide Receiver/Safety—Traverse City Wolves semi-pro football team (2008 - 2013)
Receivers Coach for Elk Rapids High School Varsity Football (2013 - Present)