Elaine M Hart

Elaine M Hart

Elaine M Hart



Atkinson Petruska Kozma & Hart
814 S. Otsego Ave. Suite D
Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone: 989.732.2491
Fax: 989.732.3830
Email: info@need-lawyer.com


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School with Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude–January 1985-April 1987
  • Michigan State University – 1980-1981
  • Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education -1975


Work Experience:

  • Atkinson Petruska Kozma & Hart, Gaylord, MI-1987; Partner
    -Workers’ Compensation specialty
  • Legal Research – specializing in Workers’ Compensation – Nelson, Petruska & Allen- 1985-1987
  • Legal Assistant/Office Manager-Rensberry, Kaufman, Nelson & Petruska, P.C., Gaylord, MI- 1981-1984
  • Workers’ Compensation Executive 09, Investigator- Bureau of Workers’ Disability Compensation, Lansing, MI 1979-1981.
  • Typist Clerk- Bureau of Workers’ Disability Compensation -1978-1979.
  • Administrative Assistant-Bay Country Rehabilitation Industry, Bay City, MI -1976-1978.
  • Taught Adult Education Courses at Gaylord High School, Lansing Community College and Bay Arenac Skill Center-1977-1983


  • State Bar of Michigan (P40405), admitted 1987
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of Michigan -1987
  • United States District Court for Western District of Michigan -1987
  • Michigan Association for Justice (fka Michigan Trial Lawyer Association)
  • Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)
  • 46th Judicial Circuit Bar Association
  • Cheboygan County Bar Association
  • Bay Mills Indian Community Tribal Court – 1999
  • Traverse City Bay Band of Odawa Indians Tribal Court- 2010
  • Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Tribal Court -1997
  • College of Workers Compensation Lawyers

Related Experience:

  • People’s Law School Coordinator
  • ICLE Seminar Speaker regarding Identifying Potential WC Cases
  • Mediator, Chippewa County Circuit Court