Meet Our Team

Robert E. KostinAttorney Bob Kostin, founder/owner of Robert E. Kostin Law Offices, has provided clients with extensive legal expertise and a true care and compassion for more than 25 years.

Admitted to practice in all the courts of Michigan, Bob Kostin has filed cases in:

  • US Supreme Court
  • US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Michigan Supreme Court
  • Michigan Court of Appeals
  • Michigan’s Circuit Courts
  • Michigan’s District Courts

Professionally, Bob is a member of the:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan

Bob and his legal practice have received a wide variety of awards and accolades through the years. Here are the most recent ones:

  • Voted Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit, 2010, in dbusiness
  • Voted Best of the Best attorney by readers of the Clarkston News (3 years in a row)
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s top ranking –called Triple AAA, pure rated

Through the years, Bob has lent his leadership to a wide variety of organizations throughout Michigan, currently participating as:

  • Commissioner, Oakland County Parks & Recreation
  • Hearing Officer, Waterford Dangerous Buildings
  • Board of Directors, Pine Knob Manor Homes
  • Board of Directors, Landings Condominium Association
  • Clarkston Chamber of Commerce
  • Clarkston Optimist Club

Bob also is known for his active charitable giving and activities and his philosophy of grass-roots community involvement. Following, are just a few of the ways that Robert E. Kostin Law Offices has given back to the community through the years:

  • Clarkston Chamber Golf Outing
  • L. Brooks Patterson Golf Committee
  • Rock & Roll for SCAMP
  • SCAMP Home Tour
  • Clarkston and Springfield Township Concerts in the Park (sponsor)
  • Clarkston High School graduation parties
  • Clarkston and Springfield Township and Little League Baseball
  • Easter Egg Hunts in Springfield Township
  • Senior Spaghetti Dinners
  • Taste of Clarkston

Our Legal Assistants
The legal staff members of Robert E. Kostin Law Offices are true professionals who help create a trusted and loyal team. Our clients appreciate their warm, caring and knowledgeable help when they call us or come into our office.


Sue WelkerSue Welker
Everyone seems to know Sue Welker, and she seems to know them. Bob Kostin describes Sue as, “amazingly loyal, competent, and a great person.” For more than 25 years, she has worked alongside Bob as office manager and legal assistant. This past president of the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce is always on top of each case, maintaining a professional legal office, overseeing Bob’s busy schedule, and preparing him for cases. Clients appreciate Sue’s ability to clearly and intelligently answer questions and allay their concerns.


Julie PackardJulie Packard
For seven years, Julie Packard has worked diligently with Bob Kostin, professionally assisting him, Sue Welker and the practice. Daily, Julie takes on a myriad of office and legal projects, arranging schedules, helping clients, conducting initial interviews, and helping the practice function professionally. Bob appreciates how Julie gets the job done no matter what it takes, as another vital part of the Robert E. Kostin team.


We invite you to contact us today at Robert E Kostin Law Offices: (248) 620-1030.