John Sheets | Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker, P.L.L.C. |
(313) 965-9725
Attorneys
John  T. Sheets

PRACTICE AREAS

Litigation
Professional Liability Defense

EDUCATION

Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • J.D.

  • Honors: cum laude

  • The Order of Barristers

  • Moot Court: ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition

  • Judicial Extern: Judge Eileen A. Gallagher, Ohio Court of Appeals

Michigan State University
  • B.A., Economics

John T. Sheets
Associate
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: 313-596-9316
Fax: 313-965-2493
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John is a dynamic addition to the firm.  His practice covers all areas of business litigation and attorney malpractice defense.

John helps clients involved in an array of complex business disputes, which include: representing law firms faced with legal malpractice claims and fee disputes; defending businesses against RICO and fraud claims; defending managing members facing liability; representing lending institutions in contract disputes with borrowers; insurance coverage disputes; and ensuring charitable institutions receive disputed charitable gifts.  
 
John has already appeared and argued in multiple circuit courts, including Wayne, Oakland, Genesee, and St. Clair counties.  John has also participated in mediation and facilitation, as well as private settlement negotiations.  Prior to joining the firm, John attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.  He also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Eileen A. Gallagher of the Ohio Court of Appeals.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC LEADERSHIP

  • Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, Member, Newsletter Committee
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of Michigan