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Alma Sobo

Alma Sobo litigates a range of complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts, spanning real property litigation, contract disputes, financial services litigation, and class actions.  Ms. Sobo has represented clients through all phases of litigation, including pre-litigation dispute resolution, complex civil discovery practice, mediation, trials, appeals, and enforcement of judgment.  Ms. Sobo is experienced in project management, research and writing, and is persistent and passionate about serving her clients’ needs.  Ms. Sobo is fluent in Bosnian, Croatian, and Spanish. 

Education & Credentials


University of Michigan

B.A., 2013
  • with distinction

Wayne State University Law School

J.D., 2016
  • cum laude
  • Executive Note and Comment Editor, Wayne Law Review (2015-2016)
  • Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition (2015)

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Spoken Languages

  • Bosnian
  • Spanish
  • Croatian


  • The Honorable Daniel S. and Sarah Opperman Endowed Scholarship Recipient, 2015
  • Michigan Super Lawyers®
    • "Rising Stars," Business Litigation, 2019-2021

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association


  • The Honorable Judge Arthur J. Tarnow, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judicial Intern, May 2014-July 2014
  • Dickinson Wright PLLC, Summer Associate, May 2015-July 2015
  • The Honorable Chief Judge Gerald E. Rosen, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judicial Intern, September 2015-November 2015


  • Presenter, Case Law Update, Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys' Annual Meeting, October 21, 2021 
  • Co-Author, Civil Discovery: The Guidebook to the New Civil Discovery Rules (2019)
  • Author, Taking Initiative: The Burden That Petition Circulators Carry After Buckley v. American Constitutional Law Foundation, Inc, 62 WAYNE L. REV. 53 (2016)
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