Mike Coutu has over 20 years of experience as an injury lawyer. He has successfully resolved hundreds of cases for his clients and has substantial court room experience at both the trial court and appellate level.
He also has training and experience as a mediator and arbitrator. He has been honored to be selected by other attorneys to help resolve cases for their clients.
As a former defense attorney, Mike particularly enjoys counseling clients injured through the negligence or fault of others. Our clients often have Workers’ Compensation and/or Social Security Disability claims in addition to personal injury cases from their construction site injury, injury on property, motor vehicle crash or injury due to a defective or dangerous product. It is only by helping our clients understand the relationship between all aspects of injury law that our clients can receive maximum compensation for their injuries.
Mike has earned an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. This is the preeminent rating for legal ability and ethics. It is the highest rating that a lawyer can receive from his peers – other lawyers and judges.
Mike is active as an educator and speaker regarding various personal injury topics and is a member of various bar associations including the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, New York State Bar Association, Western New York Trial Lawyers Association, and the Erie County Bar Association.
Mike enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with his family and coaching youth baseball. He is active in youth sports, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and throughout the Grand Island community.
University of Vermont, BA Environmental Studies and Political Science, 1995
Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, JD, 1998.
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