Ann Arbor Attorney Brian Montoye is licensed to practice law in Michigan in all state and federal courts. Before forming his own firm, Mr. Montoye practiced at Simon & Geherin, PLLC and Fink & Valvo, PLLC in Ann Arbor. He has successfully litigated hundreds of cases in courts throughout Southeastern Michigan, mostly in matters of criminal defense. He also has significant experience in landlord-tenant law and other civil matters. He has defended clients as part of the Washtenaw County Public Defender Clinic and represented elder law clients on a variety of matters through the Sixty-Plus Elder Law clinic in Lansing, MI.
Mr. Montoye earned his J.D., cum laude, from The Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, MI. At Cooley, he was a Senior Associate Editor of The Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, won a Certificate of Merit in Criminal Procedure, and received the Honors Scholarship, Dean’s List Award, and Honor Roll in every term. Mr. Montoye earned his B.S. in History from Eastern Michigan University, where he was a three-year letter winner in football and member of the honors program. Before committing himself to the practice of law, Mr. Montoye studied philosophy in the PhD program at the University of Kentucky and had a successful career in land surveying.
Mr. Montoye is a member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan. His volunteer activities include: assistant varsity football coach at Chelsea High School; the Washtenaw County Bar Association’s “Constitution Day” program; Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan; and the Chelsea Heart and Sole Race to benefit the Grace Clinic.