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Robert C. Gardella - Brighton, MI

134 North First StreetSuite 201 Brighton, MI 48116- 1264

Updated: 12/18/2018

Brighton Family Law and Divorce Lawyer


Robert C. ("Bob) Gardella is a trial attorney and general practice attorney primarily serving Livingston County and southeast Michigan. His areas of practice are family law, divorce, collections, criminal defense, juvenile defense, corporate law, business law, limited liability companies, real estate, oil & gas law, labor and employment law, motor carrier law, personal injury, probate, wills and trusts, commercial law, and civil litigation.


About Robert C. Gardella

Practice Areas

  • Family Law and Divorce
  • Criminal Defense
  • Transportation and Motor Carrier Law
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Residential and Commercial Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Zoning and Land Use Development Planning
  • Plaintiff and Defendant Debt Collection
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes and Bad Faith
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Claims
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Probate Litigation


  • 70%


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan, 1993 - Present (Member)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 1999 - 2008 (Member, Representative Assembly)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 2007 - 2008 (Chairman of Representative Assembly)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 2006 - 2007 (Vice Chair of Representative Assembly)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 2005 - 2006 (Clerk of Representative Assembly)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 2005 - 2008 (Member, Board of Commissioners)
  • State Bar of Michigan, 2014 - 2018 (Member, Board of Commissioners)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Livingston County Bar Association, 1998 - 1999 (President)
  • Livingston County Bar Association, 1997 - 1998 (Vice President)
  • Livingston County Bar Association, 1996 - 1997 (Secretary/Treasurer)

Past Positions

  • Livingston County 44th Circuit Court Judge Daniel Burress, Howell, Michigan, Law Clerk
  • Burchfield, Park & Associates, P.C., Associate


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan, 1992
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich., U.S.A.
    Major: Journalism


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


134 North First StreetSuite 201 Brighton, MI 48116- 1264


  • (810) 225-7730

Office Hours

Monday Friday 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. and by appointment



  • American Jurisprudence Award for Advocacy
  • Fellow of American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow of Michigan Bar Foundation

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