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Cullen B. McKinney

Founding Partner


Mina O’Connor

Cullen McKinney is an experienced and aggressive trial attorney who has successfully tried numerous cases throughout Michigan. He routinely manages multiple high-profile cases and is consulted on high exposure claims, and serves as national counsel and consultant for health care providers throughout the country.

Cullen McKinney is often asked to lecture on a variety of professional liability issues and he has been published in the New York Monthly Digest of Tax Articles addressing physician’s home offices.

He has been recognized by multiple national defense trial counsel organizations, including the American Institute of Trial Lawyers, Leading Lawyers, the American Law Society, and the American Institute of Legal Advocates.


Michigan State University (B.A. Political Science, with distinction 1991); University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (J.D., 1993).

Bar Admissions

1994, State Bar of Michigan and United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

Professional Groups

American Institute of Trial Lawyers; Leading Lawyers; the American Law Society; the American Institute of Legal Advocates; State Bar of Michigan, Negligence Law Section, 1994-present.

Practice Areas

Cullen McKinney’s practice focuses upon multiple areas of civil defense litigation, including all forms of professional negligence, medical malpractice defense of hospitals, physicians, dentists and other health care providers and facilities; general negligence; premises liability; product liability; and automobile negligence.

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