Steve N. Cheolas

Steve N. Cheolas: Attorney with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook AV stamp icon
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Steve Cheolas is a member of the firm’s Detroit office, and has specialized in medical malpractice defense litigation since joining the firm in 1982. In more than three decades with the Kitch firm, Mr. Cheolas has gained extensive trial experience, including 17 consecutive trials with verdicts in the defendant’s favor.

In addition to his distinguished legal practice, Mr. Cheolas has also served as a member of the St. John Macomb Institutional Review Committee and is a former Chairperson of the Macomb County Bar’s Medical-Legal Committee.

He is AV Peer Review Rated by LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Peer Review rating is the highest rating allowed. It attests to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics, and reflects the confidential opinions of the Bar and the Judiciary.

Mr. Cheolas received his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law. He earned a B.L.S. in Political Economy from Hillsdale College.

Insights & News

January, 2019 - Legal Updates, Recent Highlights, Special Publications
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Changes to Level of Care Determination
2011 - Wins
Ralph Valitutti and Steve Cheolas Obtain a Defense Verdict in an Eastern District of Michigan Trial
2011 - Recent Highlights, Wins
Steve Cheolas Assists in Obtaining Defense Verdict in Florida Trial

(Mount Clemens Office)

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Birth Trauma
  • Medical Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(313) 965-7341  Phone
(313) 965-7403  Fax
University Attended:
Hillsdale College, B.L.S., 1977
Law School Attended:
Wake Forest University, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1980, Michigan
Macomb County Bar Association; State Bar of Michigan.
Birth Information:
Detroit, Michigan, May 25, 1955

Peer Reviews

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Detroit, Michigan

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