Colleen Kolis, Novara, Tesija, Catenacci, McDonald, & Baas PLLC Photo


University of Dayton, M.S.B.A, in progress

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, J.D., cum laude

Eastern Michigan University, M.B.A.

Eastern Michigan University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan


Colleen Kolis focuses her practice on the defense of insurance companies, self-insured corporations and businesses in a wide variety of civil litigation, including first-party auto No-Fault (PIP), third-party auto negligence, insurance coverage disputes, Michigan Assigned Claims Plan (MACP) Servicing Insurer Defense, and (MACP) Servicing Insurer Subrogation.

Prior to joining the firm, she was a judicial law clerk for Oakland County Circuit Court for The Hon. Lorie N. Savin, The Hon. James M. Alexander, and Visiting Judge William Hultgren. 

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Certified Civil Mediator and Family Law Mediator 

Member, Livingston County Bar Association  

Member, Macomb County Bar Association

Member, Oakland County Bar Association

Member, Detroit Bar Association 

Awards & Recognition

Honors & Recognitions

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
- Recipient, Alumni Association Distinguished Student Award Recipient, Leadership Achievement Award
- Law Review, Publicity Editor (two terms)
- President, Sports and Entertainment Law Society (five terms)
- Executive Board Member, Student Bar Association (three terms)
- Graduation Marshall (Competitive Selective Process)
- Ambassador (Competitive Selective Process)

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