Attorney David Helm has practiced law in Michigan since 2010. He earned his J.D. at Thomas M. Cooley Law School and earned his B.S. in Social Science from Eastern Michigan University. Helm is orignally from Novi, Michigan and currently resides in New Hudson. He is a father of two wonderful children and strives to balance his law practice and raising his children. For Helm the practice of law is a passion. Helm began his career in the construction industry and has owned several businesses. After a fateful encounter at the Pontiac Silverdome, Helm realized that the law was his future. While attending at Cooley, Helm interned at the Livingston County Prosecutor's Office where he conducted his first jury trial. Soon after graduating, he returned to the Prosecutor's office. However, within a few month's Helm opened his own law firm, Helm Law. Helm can be reached at (248) 679-8804, or for more information, visit his website at


Vice President

Tyler W. McCann graduated from Western Michigan Cooley Law School in 2019 and was admitted to the Michigan state bar in 2020. He is a life long Livonia resident. Tyler has partnered with his father James C. McCann, their practice focuses on estate planning, probate litigation, and criminal defense. He can be reached at 734-421-7333,, you can also find more information at his website,


Peter Behrmann is the Treasurer of the Livonia Bar Association. He grew up in Livonia and owns Phoenix Law, a bankruptcy law firm in Livonia. He has limited his practice exclusively to personal Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. He is a graduate of the Grand Valley State University and Cooley Law School. He lives in Wixom with his wife Jeri and their two daughters and two sons. He can be reached at (734) 779-9999 or or online at


Gerald A. Bagazinski is a longtime Livonia resident. He graduated from the University of Detroit Law School of Law, He received his undergraduate from Albion College, and a Masters of Business Administration from Wayne State University. He also served as an adjunct professor at University of Detroit teaching Client Counseling and Negotiations to third year law students. Jerry practices in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Elder Law, Guardianships and Conservatorships, Real Estate Law, Business Law, He is active in a a number of community organizations and was a cofounder of the Livonia Community Foundation and Past President of The Livonia Jaycees. He is the President of “Ask the Lawyer” a not-for-profit legal clinic which provides advice to senior citizens regarding on a variety of issues. He can be reached at 734-765-5833 or by email

Board Member

Kathleen L. Cole is the President of the Livonia Bar Association. She is a trial lawyer and has practiced law in Michigan for almost 19 years. Her firm is Cole Family Law, PLLC and she specializes in family law matters such as divorce, custody, parenting time, support and adoptions. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University and earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Detroit College of Law in 1995. She can be reached at (734) 466-9760 or or online at

Board Member

 Leo D. Neville is a long-time Livonia resident and a Board Member of the Livonia Bar Association. Leo graduated from Michigan State University and the Detroit College of Law. His law firm, Leo D. Neville, PLLC, is located in the heart of Livonia. Leo is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience dedicated to representing the rights of individuals and local businesses. His practice includes business law, criminal law, elder law, probate and estate planning, personal injury, Social Security Disability and much more. Leo can be reached at (734) 425-6340 or or visit the firm’s website at

Board Member

Danial Steele

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Timothy Klisz