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Linda Miller Atkinson


Linda Miller Atkinson

Linda Miller Atkinson

Linda Miller Atkinson is of counsel to the firm of Atkinson, Petruska, Kozma & Hart, with offices in Gaylord and Channing, Michigan. She is licensed in Michigan and Emeritus member of Wisconsin and Georgia bars. A 1963 graduate of Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, and a 1973 graduate of Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan, she is an author and editor of Torts: Michigan Law and Practice, published by the Institute of Continuing Education since 1994, and of Lawyers Desk Reference (8th edition, Thomson-West), and is author of the “Depositions” chapter of Litigating Tort Cases (AAJ Press, published by Thomson-West). Ms Atkinson serves as a Mediator in both Michigan and federal courts, and has tried cases throughout Michigan in both Upper and Lower Peninsulas. She served as Sagola Township Trustee 1996-2004 and as Transportation Commissioner for the State of Michigan from 2004-2012. She is the recipient of AAJ’S Champion of Justice Award in 2007, the Mel Award of the Melvin M Belli International Law Society in 2006, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award in 1995, and the Women Trial Lawyer’s Caucus Marie Lambert Award in 2000. She is a past president of the Michigan Association for Justice, a member of the American Association for Justice President’s Club and a Fellow and trustee of the Pound Civil Justice Institute. In her life outside the courtroom she teaches firearm handling and hunter safety for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and is in her 25th year with the National Ski Patrol.