Daniel J. Harris
Mr. Harris has focused his practice on representing personal injury victims and criminal defense. For the first few years of his career, he engaged in both public defense and court appointed cases. This gave him experience in the courtroom and many jury trials in these areas.
Travis J. Groat
Mr. Groat was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2003. Since that time, he has practiced law in Michigan, handling cases throughout the state. Mr. Groat concentrates his practice in the areas of divorce, custody and child support. Mr. Groat is also experienced in handling wrongful death, personal injury and dog bite cases as well as criminal defense.
Mark K. Connolly
After becoming a licensed attorney in 2013, Mr. Connolly returned to his hometown of Petoskey to practice law for Harris Law. Mr. Connolly now has nearly a decade of experience representing clients across the northern Michigan area with a focus on personal injury claims, auto no-fault, criminal defense, and general civil matters.
Miranda J. Bailey-Quick
Ms. Bailey-Quick is an Upper Peninsula native that has joined Harris Law team to focus on family law, criminal law, estate planning, and personal injury. Ms. Bailey-Quick is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section, and has held section memberships in the Criminal Law Section, Medical Marijuana Section, Indigenous Law Section, and Negligence Law Section. Miranda has further held memberships with the State Appellate Defender’s Office, Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, as well as having served the 46th Circuit Bar Association.
Michael T. Klagstad
In 2018, Harris Law hired Mr. Klagstad to help Social Security Disability and Worker’s Compensation clients receive benefits they have wrongly been denied and achieve the best possible resolution of their cases. In addition, he continues to practice personal injury, general civil litigation, and criminal defense.
Mr. Steffy spent the last ten years practicing criminal defense through the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender in Chicago, and the Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender. During his career as a trial lawyer, Mr. Steffy has represented hundreds of clients facing a wide range of misdemeanor and felony charges, including a various assortment of criminal defense cases such as drunk driving, assault and battery, possession of controlled substances, gun offenses, sex crimes, armed robbery, and attempted murder.
Mark R. Dundon
Bio coming soon.
Maureen B. Connaughton
In 2018, Ms. Connaughton began her practice at Harris Law, P.C. and simultaneously further advanced the professionalism of northern Michigan. Today, Ms. Connaughton can be recognized by her effective legal strategies and successful career of exceptional work and achievements. Through her diverse work experience, Ms. Connaughton has contributed to a variety of large corporations, law firms, and federal entities. Ms. Connaughton’s broad knowledge of business law, real estate law, estate planning, civil litigation, and employment law, makes her an effective asset to Harris Law and her clients.
Blaise P. Ryan
Mr. Ryan comes to Harris Law, PC, with experience from the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Department of Attorney General, the Office of the Wayne County (Detroit) Prosecutor, and a large Plaintiffs’ litigation firm in the Detroit area. Blaise is excited to be back to his roots and serve the community of Northern Michigan, specializing in business and civil litigation, estate planning, property, and probate law among others.
Jennifer J. Schafer
Ms. Schafer provides exceptional legal representation and creative solutions to even the most unique and complex issues in real estate, estate planning, business matters, and civil litigation. Her diverse legal background in litigation, alternative dispute resolution, public service, and education, give her the insight and ability to quickly assess problems, find solutions, and deliver the best results possible to Harris Law clients.
Kyle J. Ortiz
Mr. Ortiz is a native of northern Michigan and has extensive experience representing individuals, businesses, creditors, and bankruptcy trustees in both state and federal courts. As a fierce advocate for all his clients, Mr. Ortiz’s representation has resulted in the recovery of millions of dollars for his clients. His practice specializes in the areas of family law, debtor and creditor representation in both state and federal courts, and general civil litigation.
Harry Ingleson, II
Mr. Ingleson received his bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University and his law degree from Michigan State University College of Law in 1976. Hob Ingleson has been an exceptional insurance defense lawyer for nearly 25 years, and for nearly a decade has spent time with injured parties and their families. Mr. Ingleson also contributes a wealth of knowledge regarding civil litigation and probate matters.
Mr. Fortier joins Harris Law with a significant amount of experience litigating cases in both State and Federal Courts. Aaron is a licensed attorney in Michigan and Florida, and his unique and diverse background will help serve a wide variety of the northern Michigan community’s legal needs. Aaron is a northern Michigan native, having been raised in Gaylord. Aaron’s current practice includes representing his clients’ needs in cases ranging from misdemeanor criminal offenses, real estate transactions, and general civil litigation.
Mark A. Aiello, Of Counsel
Focusing primarily on cases pertaining to Social Security disability, workers compensation, estate planning and veteran’s benefits, it’s clear to see Mr. Aiello’s passion is finding justice for hard-working and deserving people. Attorney Mr. Aiello is one of few who can boast a 90% success rate for acquiring compensation for cases having to do with Social Security.