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Matt Vititoe

  • Partner





Avvo | Clients' Choice | Criminal Defense | 2012
Avvo Rating | Superb | Top Attorney | Criminal Defense
Matt Vititoe is a veteran, who served in the U.S. Navy during the first Persian Gulf War. He has been practicing law since 2008. A 1990 graduate from Airport High School, he completed his undergraduate degree at the Eastern Michigan University in 2000. He graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 2005.

Attorney Matt Vititoe is a skilled litigator and mediator. He focuses his practice areas primarily in criminal defense, complex custody and divorce matters, and other areas of civil litigation. He endeavors to learn innovative techniques to assist his clients both in and out of the courtroom.

Matt Vititoe 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.

Client reviews:

"Matt worked my case for my divorce and a second time for custody issues, you won't find a more passionate person in this field, I highly recommend him as a lawyer for anyone in need." Bryan, divorce and child custody client

"Matt helped me with a ppo case that I wasn't 100% sure I could win but he was on top of it and a fast thinker on his feet I was nervous intill I seen him in action. He was organized and studied all the information I had given him which most people wouldn't do I would definitely say if you need someone in your corner he is the way to go. Best money you will ever spend. If I ever need a lawyer again he will be my first phone call!" Ashley, PPO client

"Matt Vititoe took on my divorce/custody issues case that had been going on for over a year with another attorney that wasn't doing anything to help. After a couple months of my ex filing frivalous and untimely judgements Matt Vititoe got everything on that issue cleared up FINALLY. Very professional, knowledgeable, helpful and friendly!" Kelli, child custody client

"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[es] that extra mile for is clients.....leaves no stone unturned." Stan, child 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 to 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

  • Divorce/Custody
  • Criminal Defense
  • Drunk Driving Defense
  • Facilitative Mediation

Bar Admissions

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


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

Honors And Awards

  • Rising Star - MI Super Lawyers

Professional Associations And Memberships

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

Ancillary Businesses

  • Mediation/Conflict Resolution Coaching
  • Arbitration


  • English

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Pi Sigma Alpha