Bree Anne Stopera

Attorney

Education

Bree received her undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University where she graduated magna cum laude. Bree graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 2007 during which time she competed in local and national trial competitions. Notably, Bree won the Donald E. Barris Trial Competition Award and served as the Chair of the Mock Trial Team. 

Experience

Bree began her law career practicing general civil law and soon focused on litigation. For nearly a decade, Bree represented corporate clients across a range of matters in the consumer finance industry. For the last several years, Bree has focused her practice in community association law and is a member of the Community Associations Institute. 

Specialties 

  • Review, interpretation and drafting of community association documents
  • Community association governance and operations
  • Community association restriction enforcement and assessment collections
  • Review, negotiation and drafting of residential and commercial contracts
  • Resolution of property disputes
  • Enforcement of creditor’s rights
  • All aspects of litigation, from pretrial to appellate review

Achievements and Memberships

  • Member of the Community Associations Institute
  • Member of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Member of the Oakland County Bar Association
  • Member of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
  • Regional board member for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) 
  • Published in the Legal League 100 Quarterly 
  • Admitted to the United States District Court – Eastern District
  • Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Admitted to the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Court
  • Volunteer with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

What’s it like to work with Bree

Bree is more than a thoughtful and detailed attorney. She’s also a pleasant person to work with. Clients and coworkers alike appreciate her approachability and friendliness. But her confidence, drive and determination in advocating for clients makes her a force to be reckoned with.

Interests

Traveling

Yoga

Cooking