Steven Shelton

  • Address
  • 110 Trealout Drive, Suite 201
    Fenton, MI 48430
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  • Phone
  • 810.750.1420
  • Practice Areas
  • Capital Offenses, Criminal Defense, Criminal Appeals, Drunk Driving, Felonies, Expungements, Juvenile Law, Business, Contract Defense, Divorce and Custody, Personal Rights, Transactional, Real Estate
  • Counties
  • Bay, Branch , Calhoun, Eaton, Genesee, Gratiot, Ingham, Jackson , Kalamazoo, Kent, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Oakland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee , St. Clair, Tuscola , Washtenaw, Wayne
  • I handle state cases
  • Yes
  • I handle federal cases
  • Yes
  • I handle trial cases
  • Yes
  • I handle appeal cases
  • Yes
  • Education
  • CDAM Trial College. Advanced Track Graduate, 2011.

    Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Juris Doctor, May 2005, magna cum laude.

    Concentrations: Litigation and Constitutional/Civil Rights Law
    GPA: 3.66 • Class Rank: 8 of 228 • Honor Roll and Dean’s List all terms of attendance

    Certificates of Merit: Torts I, Civil Procedure I, Research & Writing, Moot Court, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law I, Trial Workshop

    Awards/Honors: Boyles Graduating Class Distinguished Student Award, Intra-School Mock Trial Competition (3rd Place), Intra-School Moot Court Competition (Best Oralist & Best Brief), First-Year Moot Court Competition (Finalist/Best Overall Advocate), 2005 ATLA National Mock Trial Competition

    Northwest Missouri State University. Bachelor of Science, 1993. Major: Broadcasting. Minor: English (writing).

    Missouri Western State College. Attended during senior year of high school, 1989. Major: Communications. Minor: Theatre.
  • Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of Michigan. Admitted November, 2005. Bar No. P68652.

    Federal District Court, Eastern District for Michigan. Admitted 2009.
  • Noteworthy Cases
  • Criminal:
    People v Pardikes, Washtenaw County (acquittal on assault charge after jury trial where Defendant admitted to all elements of charge)

    People v Hoffmeyer, Tuscola County (acquittal on assault charge after jury trial where Defendant "imploded" on the witness stand after several outbursts during the trial)

    Dark v Helmkay, Genesee County (unanimous verdict for defendant/client in a personal injury suit after he pleaded "no contest" to assaulting plaintiff in a prior criminal matter)

    Johnson v. QFD, Inc., 292 Mich. App. 359 (2011) (prevailing in a published opinion on a consumer protection matter)
  • Profile
  • Steven Shelton is an attorney in solo practice in Fenton, Michigan who appears in courts around the state. Representing clients in both civil and criminal matters, he has experienced great success in both trial and appellate courts. He is available as lead counsel for cases, but also enjoys "ghost-writing" motions and appeals and frequently appears as substitute counsel for other attorneys.