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Patrick A. Aseltyne

Phone: 517.886.3800
Fax: 517.886.9154

Patrick A. Aseltyne is Of Counsel with the Firm. During his 30 plus years of practicing law, he has tried criminal cases in state courts and civil cases in federal and state courts. Patrick has experience in grievances, as well as interest arbitrations and in representing employers before various administrative forums, including Michigan Employment Relations Commission and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. He is also a trained, court-appointed mediator.

Practice Areas

  • Constitutional Law and Civil Rights
  • Employment and Labor
  • Mediation Services
  • General Municipal Law


  • Wayne State University, J.D., 1973
  • Eastern Michigan University, B.A., 1970

Professional Activities / Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
    Labor and Employment Law and Public Corporation Sections
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
  • State and local bar associations
  • State Bar Foundation
  • American Bar Association


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Mediation, 2013-2020
  • Selected to Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, formerly Law & Politics, Employment and Labor, Government/Cities/Municipalities, 2007, 2010-2019
  • Named in Leading Lawyers Michigan Edition, Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law, 2017-2019
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2009-2011

Publications / Presentations

  • Presenter on the subject of Employment Law and ADA Update, United County Officers Association of Michigan, January 21, 2014
  • Presenter on labor and liability issues before various employer organizations, insurance groups, law enforcement organizations and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education

Community Activities / Involvement

  • Active volunteer for the non-profit community dispute resolution program in central Michigan
  • Volunteer Pro Bono Legal Services through Cristo Rey Center