Brought to you by the Macomb County Bar Association
Steven S. Vernier

Steven S. Vernier

I find solutions to legal problems faced by families.
Rock & Vernier
(2 Attorneys)

Criminal Law
Family and Divorce
Probate, Estate and Elder Law

22815 Kelly Rd.
Eastpointe, MI 48021
Macomb County

46 years



Why did you become an attorney?

I was attracted to the idea of using the law to change things that I didn't like.

What experiences (work and personal) help you to be a better attorney?

36 years of helping people from all walks of life have given me many perspectives, which help us in attaining resasonable resolutions.

What made you choose your primary specialty focus of law?

Probate, Family, and Criminal law are the areas of law most likely to impact families.  

What makes your law firm unique?

36 years of helping people from all walks of life has given me many perspectives, which helps in attaining reasonable resolutions.

Describe your ideal client.

The ideal client will listent to my advice, and ask questions until we are satisfied there is a complete understanding of the situation.  

Describe your personal interest and hobbies.

Raising children, reading, and golf.

Describe your charitable activities.

Vice President and President pro tem of the Navy League, Treasurer for the Sea Scouts. President of the Navy League golf league. 

Criminal Law
  • Appeals
  • Burglary
  • Capital Crimes/Capital Cases
  • Child Abuse
  • Conspiracy
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs
  • Expungements
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Homicide and Assault
  • Immigration Fraud
  • Juvenile
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Misdemeanor
  • Post-Conviction Habeus Corpus
  • Probation Violations
  • Search & Seizure
  • Sex Offenses
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft and Fraud
  • White Collar
Family and Divorce
  • Annulment
  • Appeals
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Disability Rights
  • Dissolution/Uncontested Divorce
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Partnerships and GLBT rights
  • Grandparents’ Rights
  • Guardianship / Conservatorship
  • Joint Custody
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Juvenile Neglect
  • Legal Separation
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • Paternity
  • Power of Attorney
  • Prenuptial/Postnuptial
  • Restraining Orders / Personal Protection Orders
  • Shared Parenting Plans
  • Spousal Support
  • Stepparent Adoption
  • Support
Probate, Estate and Elder Law
  • Asset Protection
  • Contested Civil Commitments
  • Contested Guardianships
  • Contractual Beneficiary Issues
  • Disability Rights
  • Elder Law
  • Emancipation
  • Fiduciary Removal
  • Guardianships
  • Healthcare Power of Attorney
  • Joint Survivorship
  • Living Wills
  • Medicare / Medicaid
  • Mental Health
  • Power of Attorney
  • Probate
  • Probate Litigation
  • Trust Disputes
  • Trusts
  • Will Contests
  • Wills

University of Detroit School of Law
JD, Law, 1978

Bar Association Membership

Macomb County Bar Association
State Bar of Michigan
Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan (CDAM)
State Appellate Defenders Office (SADO)

Board/Committee Membership

Macomb Bar Family Law Committee
Macomb Bar Criminal Law Committee
Macomb Bar Juvenile Law Committee

Bar Admission Date


Free Initial Consultation?

A free consultation is necessary to understand the situation and determine possible solutions.  

Typical Retainer Fees

The retainer is based upon the minimum expected time involved.  

Fees by Hourly Rate

My hourly rate is $300, although I will take installment payments and make adjustments to the final bill, as determined by the circumstancees. 


Back To Search Results