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Elyse K. Culberson

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Elyse K. Culberson is an associate in the firm’s litigation and municipal practice groups.  Her practice focuses on general civil litigation, ordinance and misdemeanor prosecutions, planning and zoning, and all aspects of family law. 

Ms. Culberson earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wayne State University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.  While in law school, Ms. Culberson was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship, received awards for the highest grades in employment law and counseling and negotiations, and represented indigent defendants in criminal matters through the University of Detroit Mercy Criminal Trial Clinic.  As a student, she also served as an executive director of the Moot Court Board of Advocates, competed in a national moot court competition, and was a member of Law Review.

Ms. Culberson is licensed to practice before all Michigan State Courts and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

A Macomb County native, Ms. Culberson feels a sense of pride and commitment to the community.  She currently serves on the executive board of the Macomb Region of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan and is a member of the Macomb County Bar Association.  In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball, exercise, cooking, and traveling with her husband.  


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


  • University of Detroit Mercy Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    J.D., 2017
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
    B.A., 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Macomb County Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

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