Frederick D. Dilley - Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

Frederick D. Dilley

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

With more than 35 years of legal experience, Fred Dilley concentrates his practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, family law, criminal matters and alternative dispute resolution, especially facilitative mediation. He works on the prosecution and defense of a wide variety of civil and criminal litigation on behalf of individuals, partnerships and other business entities. He is a sought after facilitative mediator in a variety of litigation matters including: personal injury, family law, intellectual property, malpractice and business breakups.

Before returning to his professional origins at Foster Swift (Fred started his legal career at the firm as a paralegal prior to starting law school), Fred thrived in private practice at each of the firms with which he practiced including, Rhoades McKee PC, Boyden Waddell Timmons & Dilley and his family owned firm Dilley & Dilley.  This is what makes Fred such a highly sought after litigator and mediator in complex civil litigation, family and criminal law matters, and private disputes of all kinds.

Additional Information

Court Admissions

Michigan Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Supreme Court

Michigan State UniversityBA 1972Michigan State University College of LawJ.D. 1975
American Bar Association

Office Location

1700 East Beltline, NE, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-7044
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Mediation of the Grand Rapids Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Arbitration of the Grand Rapids Metro Area
Frederick D. Dilley has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Frederick D. Dilley has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs