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  Attorney Martin Baum  


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Martin Baum earned his law degree in 1966 at the University of Michigan School of Law, and has a proven reputation for excellent trial work in the courts of Metro Detroit as well as the US Supreme Court. Well known and respected in the legal community, Martin Baum chaired the Circuit Court committee of the Oakland County Bar Association and is an active member of a similar committee for the Metro Detroit Bar Association. He is also a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Lawyers (NACDL), and the criminal, negligence, & family law sections of the State Bar of Michigan. He instructed his fellow bar members at a seminar in Detroit on Taking and Defending Effective Depositions in Michigan. Mr. Baum has been rated A-V-- the highest rating in ability and integrity-- by nationally respected Martindale Hubbell legal directory. In 2001, Martin Baum was certified by the Wayne County Circuit Court as an mediator, facilitator, and arbitrator after an intensive 40 hour course covering 5 days.

  • Martin Baum presented on the new state court rules and rules of evidence at the inaugural Oakland County Bar Association State of the Law Day, in Pontiac, Michigan.

  • The firm recently settled a wrongful death claim for 2.75 million dollars in Sanilac County Circuit Court, and achieved a similar settlement in Wayne County.

  • In a home owners insurance case, the firm settled a claim against the insurance agency for failure to update the home owner's policy to current market replacement costs. The homeowner's home burned to the ground two years after the insurance agency changed insurance companies but failed to do an updated market replacement appraisal of the house. The claim was settled for $165,000.

  • The firm settled a lawsuit on behalf of two victims of fraud and deceit against Dean Turner, a former vice president of the former Dean Witter Securities, later convicted of securities law violations and against the brokerage company for failing to properly supervise Turner. The remaining case against William Malek, who pled guilty to running a Ponzi scheme ended in a default judgment against Malek for over $975,000 in Oakland County Circuit Court in Michigan.


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Martin Baum

P.O. Box 719
Royal Oak, MI 48068-0719

(248) 647-6890
fax (248) 647-4233


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