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.
Michael T. Klagstad
In 2018, The Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris 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.
Mark K. Connolly
After graduating from law school in 2012, and passing the Michigan Bar Exam in 2013, Mr. Connolly has returned to his hometown of Petoskey to begin practicing law. After working for The Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris P.C., while in law school, Mr. Connolly has joined the office full time as an attorney. He plans to focus his practice on criminal defense and handling general civil actions including personal injury and auto no-fault claims.
Harry Ingleson, II
Mr. Ingleson received his Bachelor’s degree from Ferris State University and his law degree from Michigan State Unversity 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.
Miranda J. Bailey-Quick
Miranda Bailey-Quick is an Upper Peninsula native that has joined The Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris P.C. team to focus on family law, criminal law, estate planning, and personal injury. Miranda 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.
Katherine “Katie” Mott
Katie (Drury) Mott is a Boyne City native and University of Michigan alumni, who has joined The Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris P.C., concentrating in civil litigation, probate litigation, estate planning, business organization and real estate. Ms. Mott is also licensed to practice law in Florida and Kentucky. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Mott worked in the litigation department of Barnes Walker, Goethe, Hoonhout, Perron, & Shea, PLLC and also worked as a Trial Court Staff Attorney with the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.
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.
J. Timothy Esper
Tim Esper brings over 39 years of legal experience to the firm and handles primarily workers’ comp cases. He will provide practical advice at no charge to help you secure payment of your benefits without lengthy disputes. When companies don’t pay, he will take your case to a hearing to win your benefits or the best possible recovery. He takes special care to explore all sources of income for injured workers including disability pensions, social security disabilty, and other disability and insurance benefits.
Rory Dixon Mortimer
Mr. Mortimer has worked with numerous families and closely held businesses in their estate planning objectives over the past 20 years. Mr. Mortimer has prepared over two hundred Revocable Living Trusts and other sophisticated documents in his estate planning practice and has extensive estate, probate, and financial planning experience. Mr. Mortimer has a Certificate of Completion from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education from the Michigan Bar Association in probate and estate planning.