Attorney Garett Koger - Fraser Trebilcock

Garett Koger

Attorney / Lansing



Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., 2017)
  • The Citadel (B.A. cum laude, 2013)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Experience
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Garett focuses on commercial litigation and election law. His litigation experience includes service as the chief assistant prosecutor for Clinton County, Michigan, and as an assistant attorney general for the State of Michigan. Garett will litigate a client’s disputes in both the state and federal courts, including through appeal.

Garett counsels candidates on election and campaign matters, and encourages a proactive approach to statutory compliance to ensure smooth access to the ballot. Should the need for litigation arise on a campaign matter, Garett is comfortable with what is often the fast-paced nature of election law litigation. His experience includes representing multiple candidates up through the Michigan Supreme Court.

Prior to his career as a lawyer, Garett served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2002 to 2007. He’s a graduate of The Military College of South Carolina (“The Citadel”), and Michigan State College of Law.

Other Professional Experience:

  • Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Clinton County
  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Michigan, MDOC Division
  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Michigan, Criminal Appellate
Professional Associations
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  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Republican National Lawyers Association
  • Federalist Society
Honors & Distinctions
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  • The Citadel's H.L. Gary Award for exceptionalism in European History