Legal Counsel


Stephen M. Wittbrodt, Esq.

Attorney Stephen M. Wittbrodt, Esq. is a skilled litigator of personal injury lawsuits. He regularly handles cases involving Michigan auto accidents, specializing in first party and third party car crash cases.  Mr. Wittbrodt also spends time prosecuting medical providers claims when Michigan auto insurance companies fail to pay the no-fault medical benefits owed for the injured person's care.   Mr. Wittbrodt uses his extensive skill and experience in the personal injury field to fight for the rights of those who have been wronged.  As a Wolverine, Mr. Wittbrodt never passes up the chance to attend a game at The Big House.


Legal Staff

Josh Freedman

Josh Freedman serves as the Business Manager and Director of the Provider Department at The Michigan Law Firm, PLLC. Josh supervises office staff, oversees the firm's advanced computer systems, and supports the firm's unique medical provider department. Outside of his work at The Michigan Law Firm, PLLC, Josh enjoys playing Jazz music and coaching and judging High School Mock Trial competitions.

Kayleigh Lickliter

Kayleigh Lickliter is a Legal Assistant with The Michigan Law Firm, PLLC.  Kayleigh brings her
"A-game" to the firm every day.  She is known for always having a smile on her face regardless of how busy her agenda is. In addition to communicating effectively with opposing counsel, local courts, and auto insurance companies, she is always able to lend a helping hand to her coworkers. She is always ready to help auto accident victims recover benefits they are owed. Outside of the firm, Kayleigh is a dog lover who enjoys the outdoors and spending time in Northern Michigan. 

Elizabeth Stapleton

Elizabeth Stapleton started with The Michigan Law Firm, PLLC as a Legal Receptionist immediately after graduating from the University of Michigan. As a native Michigander armed with a Minor in Community Action and Social Change, Elizabeth immediately recognized the struggles accident victims faced when seeking justice for their injuries. Now, as a Legal Assistant with The Michigan Law Firm, PLLC, Elizabeth continues to go above and beyond in her duties of communicating with clients, interacting with personal injury clients’ medical providers, and studying and synthesizing complex records. Outside of the office, Elizabeth is a staunch advocate for incarceration reform and spends time volunteering with the Prison Creative Arts Project.

Nicole Bewick

Nicole Bewick is the newest addition to The Michigan Law Firm, PLLC family.  Her positive attitude and charming personality delight the visitors she greets into our law office. As our Legal Receptionist, Nicole balances caring for our personal injury clients, operating our office’s communications, sending out correspondence, and lending a hand to her colleagues. Away from the office, Nicole’s passion is Animal Welfare. Not only has she adopted a dog of her own, but she is also deeply involved in the Michigan Animal Adoption Network. Whether she’s reassuring victims of car accidents, soothing abandoned animals, or coaching teens with Detroit PAL, Nicole is an altruistic soul we’re proud to have at The Michigan Law Firm, PLLC.