Anthony N. Pappadakis

Anthony N. Pappadakis

Anthony N. Pappadakis, PLLC, Attorney At Law
Grand Blanc, Michigan

Anthony N. Pappadakis was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1997 following graduation from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, earning his Law Degree Cum Laude: with distinction; with honor.

During his final year of studies and following graduation from law school, Mr. Pappadakis served as Law Clerk to The Honorable Duncan M. Beagle, Genesee County Circuit Court Judge. After completing his Judicial Clerkship, from 1997 through May of 2000 Anthony Pappadakis served with the Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. While working as an Assistant Prosecutor Mr. Pappadakis gained valuable trial experience, and other courtroom litigation and advocacy skills.

Attorney Pappadakis is an experienced, aggressive, passionate attorney thoroughly familiar with all aspects of discovery, settlement, and litigation (trials).  Anthony Pappadakis firmly believes that to be effective and successful for his client, careful and thorough investigation and preparation are essential. He always undertakes these functions seriously and aggressively - for every client.  Attorney Pappadakis’s devotion to his client’s desires and objectives is unsurpassed.  He is diligent and persuasive.  He is never out-matched and never out-worked.

When contested litigation is either necessary or the best option for his client - and sometimes it is unavoidable- Mr. Pappadakis’s trial experience and aggressiveness are important advantages. He is passionate and comfortable in the courtroom. He has handled hundreds of family law and criminal cases during his career. Tony’s experience - and of course, his thorough knowledge of the law - lead to favorable results for his clients: consistently. No matter the seriousness of the legal issue, he always works aggressively until the job is done.

Anthony N. Pappadakis handles all family law/divorce cases including the following:

·        All divorces

·        Child Custody

·        Parenting Time

·        Paternity

·        Child Custody Modification and Enforcement

·        Parenting Time/Visitation Enforcement and Modification

·        Change of Domicile/ Legal Residence

·        Spousal Support/ Alimony

·        Child Support

·        Legal Separations

·        Domestic Violence Issues

·        All Theft Offenses


Anthony Pappadakis employs his usual aggressive, methodical approach for clients in criminal defense matters, including all of the following:

·        All Felonies

·        OWI/DUI (Alcohol Related Offenses)

·        Domestic Violence/Domestic Assault

·        Drug Offenses

·        Traffic Offenses

·        Gun/weapon offenses

·        Robbery Offenses

·        Breaking and Entering Offenses

·        Home Invasions

·        Criminal Sexual Conduct (Rape)

·        Assault with a dangerous weapon (Felonious Assault)

·        Assault with Intent to commit great bodily harm less than murder

·        Assault with Intent to commit murder

·        Murder

·        Manslaughter

·        All Theft Offenses

Attorney Pappadakis is easily accessible and always available to his client. Mr. Pappadakis is responsive to his client’s needs and wants. He always listens carefully and compassionately to your concerns and will always provide competent guidance and advice. You will be as thoroughly familiar and well-informed on the legal issues in your case- and your specific situation- as he is.

Anthony Pappadakis is married with two teenage sons. He and his family reside in Genesee County.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce/Family Law (Child Custody, Parenting Time, Child Support)
  • Criminal Defense
  • Driver's License Restoration

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1997


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 1997
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan
    • B.S. - 1991
    • Honors: Cum Laude
    • Major: Business Industrial Management


  • Honorable Thomas C. Yeotis
  • Honorable Duncan M. Beagle
  • Frank Preketes
  • Richard Wurtz

Honors and Awards

  • Graduated Cum Laude- Michigan Technological University, 1988 - 1991
  • Graduated Cum Laude- Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1993 - 1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan Bar Association, 1997 - Present
  • Genesee County Bar Association, 1997 - 2013

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Duncan M. Beagle, Judicial Advisory Assistant Law Clerk, May 1, 1996 - May 1, 1997
  • Genesee County Prosecutors Office, Assistant Genesee County Prosecutor, May 1, 1997 - May 1, 2000


  • English