Kevin G. Pelkey

Kevin G. Pelkey

Pleasant Ridge, Michigan
Kevin G. Pelkey was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan November 28, 2006. Counselor Pelkey was admitted to the State Bars of New York and Illinois May 16, 2014 and November 4, 2014 respectively. Attorney Pelkey humbly practices in counties all over Michigan. He is the son of Dr. Richard M. Coffman and Ms. Irene M. Pelkey. Dr. Coffman is a retired Air Force Major, and a published author among other things. Dr. Coffman's works include To Honor These Men: A History of the Phillips Georgia Legion Infantry Battalion; Going Back the Way They Came: The Philips Georgia Legion Cavalry Battalion; and most recently, Some Kind of Welcome Home. Kevin's mother was a single mother who raised Kevin and his sister Karen by working hard and teaching them family values. Attorney Pelkey was taught, at a very young age, the critical importance of service to the community, equal justice for all, and faith. Kevin worked during high school, college, and law school, which he explains to clients and students in order to encourage them to obtain employment and further, to understand that if he did it, so can they. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Northwood University in 2002 where he graduated summa cum laude and attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He received his Juris Doctor with a Business Transactions concentration in 2006. Counselor Pelkey has been an Adjunct Professor at Baker College of Allen Park since the 2011 Fall semester, which he enjoys immensely. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Areas of Practice

  • 97% No-Fault PIP/Auto Negligence/Personal Injury
  • 1% Dog Bites
  • 1% Police Misconduct
  • 1% Premises Liability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2006
  • Illinois, 2014
  • New York, 2014
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 2006


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D.
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies, Auburn Hills, Michigan
    • M.A. - 2006
    • Major: Business Administration


  • James Walkerdene
  • Rosemarie Houghton
  • Michael Rowley
  • Michael Gursky


  • Business Law, Baker College of Allen Park, 2010 - Present
  • Contract Law, Baker College of Allen Park, 2010 - Present
  • Introduction to Law and Legal Terminology, Baker College of Allen Park, 2010 - Present
  • Criminal Law and Procedure, Baker College of Allen Park, 2010 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Macomb County Bar Association, Member, December 20, 2006 - Present
  • Wayne County Criminal Bar Association, Member, 2006 - Present
  • Michigan Association for Justice, 2018 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Applebaum & Stone, PLC, Attorney, 2016 - 2018


  • English (Primary)


  • Alpha Sigma Phi