Gasper Stare


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  • “Go To Lawyer” (2023) (Negligence Law), by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Only 23 lawyers received this recognition

  • “Employment & Discrimination Law Trailblazer”, National Law Journal (2023)

  • “Plaintiff’s Attorney Trailblazer”, National Law Journal (2023)

  • Chair of the Civil Rights Section of the Detroit Bar Association

  • “Section of The Year Award” (2023), Detroit Bar Association award recognizing work done as head of the Civil Rights Section

  • Selected to serve on the State Bar Law Related Education & Public Outreach Committee

  • Nationally recognized as a “Super Lawyer” (2012 – 2023) 

  • “Go To Lawyer” (2021) (Employment Law), by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.  Only 20 lawyers received this recognition 

  • Appointed to Board of Directors (2020), Detroit Bar Association

  • Named “Lifetime Fellow” (2020), Detroit Bar Association

  • “President’s Award” (2018) for Civil Rights Work, Most Prestigious Award by Detroit Bar Association.  This award recognizes an attorney whose early career has exhibited high standards of service to the profession, his or her clients, and the public

·         Awarded by SuperLawyers as a Rising Star for 2nd year in a row

·         Awarded as the youngest Rising Star by SuperLawyers Magazine

·         Over 100+ Verified 5-Star Reviews by Clients

·         Recently received the Client’s Choice Award by AVVO


Gasper Stare is an ambitious trial attorney with diverse experiences in and outside of the courtroom. Prior to joining Marko Law, Gasper worked as a criminal defense attorney for a prominent law firm in Indianapolis where he represented hundreds of clients in a variety of litigated cases, including major felonies, violent crimes, professional misconduct, and attorney general complaints. This is where Gasper significantly developed his trial skills and advocacy in fighting for his clients.

Prior to that, Gasper worked as an attorney for a large, Chicago based litigation firm where he focused his practice on civil litigation defense with an emphasis on civil rights, medical negligence, construction, and transportation matters. In addition, Mr. Stare gained valuable negotiation experience while working on various legal and contractual matters for a Fortune 500 company.

In law school, Gasper was awarded a full academic scholarship and was presented with the 2017 Diversity Scholarship Award by the Indianapolis Bar Association. He also worked as are search assistant to the Dean and as a legal intern in the Vice-President’s office.

Gasper was born in Central Europe prior to immigrating to Canada, where he was raised just across the Detroit River in Windsor, Ontario. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Saginaw Valley State University and earned his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law with distinction. Gasper also earned various awards during his college football days where he played strong safety and earned All-Academic honors. When he is not in the courtroom, Gasper enjoys traveling and sports.

Gasper is admitted to practice law in both Michigan and Indiana as well as numerous Federal District Courts. He is an active member of the Michigan Association for Justice, the Detroit Bar Association, and the Indianapolis Bar Association.  

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • State of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Michigan

  • Supreme Court of the United States

  • Colorado (Pro Hac Vice)

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (Pro Hac Vice)

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

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.)

Published Appellate Decisions

- Lowrey v LMPS & LMPJ, Inc, 313 Mich App 500, 503; 885 NW2d 638 (2015)
Cahoo v SAS Analytics Inc, 912 F3d 887, 892 (CA 6, 2019)
West v Dep’t of Natural Resources, NW2d; 2020 Mich. App. LEXIS 5069, at *1 (Ct App, Aug. 6, 2020)
- Sexton v. Cernuto, 18 F.4th 177 (6th Cir. 2021)
- Miller v. Mich. Dep't of Corr., No. 356430, 2022 Mich. App. LEXIS 5095 (Ct. App. Aug. 25, 2022), lv granted Miller v Dep't of Corrections, 511 Mich 860 (2023)
- Nugent v. Spectrum Juv. Just. Servs., 72 F.4th 135 (6th Cir. 2023)

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