Matt Vititoe

Matt Vititoe

Partner
Location:
Monroe, Michigan
Phone:
734-636-0960
Fax:
734-241-3116
Email:

Matt Vititoe has been practicing law in Monroe County and Southeastern Michigan since 2008. Matt graduated from Airport High School in 1990. He completed his undergraduate degree at the Eastern Michigan University in 2000. He graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 2005. Matt is a veteran, who served in the U.S. Navy during the first Persian Gulf War.

Matt Vititoe serves on the Board of Directors for Senior Legal Services in Monroe, Michigan. He is the president of the Monroe City Civil Service Commission. He is a member of the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, National Association of Drunk Driving Defense Lawyers, Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys, the State Bar of Michigan, Monroe County Bar Association. He is the current president of the Monroe County Criminal Defense Bar Association. He also mediates for the Monroe County Friend of the Court.

Attorney Matt Vititoe is a skilled litigator and mediator. He is committed to learning innovative techniques to assist his clients both in the courtroom and out.

Client reviews:

"Mr. Vititoe did an amazing job for me. I was going through a very difficult time with my ex wife and He really helped me through it..." Ted, divorce client

"Mr Vititoe ... always very professional. He will always go that extra mile for is clients.....leaves no stone unturned." Stan, custody and parenting time client

"Mr. Vititoe handled a sensitive Mediation in which both parties were initially hostile and neither had proper documentation. He plunged into this legal morass deftly and with great care. This allowed both parties to reach an equitable agreement on the first day and avoid any nasty legal penalties. Also, he has provided my business with pertinent and timely legal advice, saving us countless hours and thousands of dollars in an area outside of his regular practice, completing research quickly and impressing our board of directors with his timeliness and professionalism, directly leading to successful business contracts. A fantastic, literate, and dogged lawyer. Highly recommended." Jeremiah, business client

"Took care of my case with great diligence. Very responsible, timely and fought my case like a bulldog." Alexander, custody and parenting time client

"Matt really went out of his way to make me feel comfortable and informed about my case, every step of the way. When I first went to him for advice, I wasn't sure what to expect. But, he broke everything down for me step by step." Benny, divorce client

Peer endorsements:

"Matt is a great attorney! He's knowledgeable and takes the time to educate and advise his clients. He's quick on his feet and respected by Judges." Victoria Shackleford, Esq.

"If you have a legal predicament in Monroe County, Michigan, I endorse and encourage you to talk o Matt Vititoe. I have consulted with Matt on legal matters and am confident in his abilities. Further, Matt has been involved in continued legal training which is not mandated in Michigan at this time. This alone sets Matt apart from other attorneys. Most importantly, Matt truly cares for his clients and puts his energy in seeking justice for them and the best outcome for their cases." Rhonda Ives, Esq.

"Matt is an aggressive advocate for his clients. He is extremely well prepared and thorough. He is very well respected in the legal community and you can count on him to provide top-notch representation." Matthew Zick, Esq.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Divorce/Custody
  • 30% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Drunk Driving Defense
  • 5% Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
  • 5% Facilitative Mediation

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2011

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan
    • B.A. cum laude - 2000
    • Major: Communication
    • Major: Political Science

Classes/Seminars

  • Mediation, Law School of University of Detroit Mercy, 2006 - 2009
  • Advanced Mediation, Law School of University of Detroit Mercy, 2008 - 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star - MI Super Lawyers, 2015 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National College of Drunk Driving Defense, Member, 2014 - Present
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, Member, 2010 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Matt Vititoe, PLC, Principal, 2009 - 2015
  • Wayne Mediation Center, Director of Operations, 2005 - 2009

Pro Bono Activities

  • Monroe Civil Service Commission, 2011 - Present
  • Monroe County Senior Legal Service, 2013 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Mediation/Conflict Resolution Coaching
  • Arbitration

Languages

  • English (Primary)

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Pi Sigma Alpha