At Paskel, Tashman & Walker, P.C., we are proud of our attorneys’ accomplishments and credentials. Please review the biographies below and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.
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Mr. Paskel is a founder of Paskel, Tashman & Walker, P.C., and he has practiced law for over 50 years. His many honors include recognition from the Wayne County Board of Commissioners for “outstanding advocacy for low-income people” and “community service,” “Christian man of the year” from the historic Little Rock Baptist Church of Detroit, and multiple listings as one of the “Top Michigan Lawyers” by the Detroit News and New York Times and recognition from “Super Lawyers”. Mr. Paskel acts as his firm’s senior partner and, though the firm is full service, concentrates his practice on catastrophic injury cases. He has tried cases in Michigan and around the country. Mr. Paskel is a member of the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums.
Brian L. Walker
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Mr. Walker, a managing partner, obtained his J.D. from Cooley Law School in 1991. He has spent his entire career with the firm. Mr. Walker concentrates his practice in the areas of employment law, probate and estate law, labor law, and family law. Mr. Walker has completed the 40 hour domestic relations mediation training and the 8 hour domestic violence screening training and has received certificates of completion for both. Mr. Walker is politically active and supports nonpartisan legislation designed to enhance the lives of Michigan citizens.
Michael S. Tashman
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Mr. Tashman, a senior partner, began his tenure with Paskel, Tashman & Walker, P.C. immediately following his 1970 graduation from Wayne State University Law School and admission to the bar. He is a tort litigation and research specialist. He has devoted his career to representing victims maimed, injured, or killed by individual and industrial negligence.
Michael J. Cantor
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Mr. Cantor has spent more than 40 years in the practice of law dedicated to obtaining benefits for injured workers and their families. He specializes in Michigan workers compensation and Social Security Disability claims including SSI. Mr. Cantor is an active member of the Michigan Association for Justice. He has co-authored four seminars on handling Social Security claims in Michigan. Mr. Cantor is authorized to practice before all Michigan state and federal courts, including the Sixth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court and has appeared in several federal courts outside of Michigan.
Michael Z. Zavier
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Mr. Zavier joined Paskel, Tashman & Walker, P.C. in December 2013. He attended Michigan State University, graduating from the Eli Broad School of Business with a major in General Business Administration. He earned his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School in 2012, and is now licensed to practice in the State of Michigan and United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Mr. Zavier focuses his practice on catastrophic injuries, No-Fault insurance, medical malpractice, civil rights, and police misconduct. He has obtained millions of dollars for his injured clients, including recent truck accident settlements of $3.75 million and $2.55 million.
Richard D. Baker
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Mr. Baker joined PTW, P.C. in June of 2017. Mr. Baker earned his J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School in May of 2012 and was admitted to the state bar of Michigan in November of 2012. While in law school he externed with the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. Mr. Baker’s concentrates his practice on probate matters as well as general civil litigation.