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Brian H Jean

Brian H. Jean

Attorney at Law

A Unique Perspective

Brian H. Jean was born and raised in Bay County. He was homeschooled throughout his primary years, which gives him a unique perspective. Mr. Jean attended Central Michigan University. He then attended Ave Maria School of Law, being taught by some of the top legal minds in the country.

During his time in Law School, he interned for the Wayne County Prosecutor, prosecuting serious felonies. After graduating, he returned to Bay County to raise his family, and serve the community. Mr. Jean resides in Bay County and is a Williams Township Trustee where he espouses limited government ideals and has been instrumental in infrastructure improvement. In addition, Mr. Jean serves on the Board of Directors for Midland’s Chemical City Paper.

Distinct Skills

Mr. Jean is our Child Protective Services (CPS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) expert. He knows how tough the system can be on families and their children, and will fight for his clients and their children with the utmost respect and advocacy.

Mr. Jean also has extensive experience with the most difficult cases involving Criminal Sexual Conduct, having numerous successes in acquittals, dismissals and reduction in charges for his clients. Mr. Jean also frequents the Court Room. Many lawyers talk about trial and preparation, but Mr. Jean lives in the courtroom; taking many cases to jury trial - and winning.

Zealous Advocacy

His zealous representation of parents against CPS has earned him a reputation sought all over the state. He frequently is able to defeat a CPS investigation before it begins and has helped many families remain intact from the intruding reach of the government. Besides this niche, Mr. Jean also practices in the following areas:

  • Family Law

  • Criminal Defense

  • Personal Injury Claims

  • Federal Trademark

Mr. Jean is a sought-after litigator that takes a client-centered approach to cases. When trial is appropriate, Mr. Jean has the skills needed for success.

Education

  • J.D. – Ave Maria School of Law, 2009

  • B.S. – Central Michigan University, 2005

  • A.A. – Delta College, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan, 2010

  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Michigan, 2010

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 2011

  • U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit, 2022

Honors and Awards

  • Greatest of the Great Lakes Bay, Best Attorney (2020)

Community Service

  • Williams Township, Trustee

  • Chemical City Paper, Board of Directors

  • Guest Lecturer, Delta College Police Academy