Ihrie O'Brien - St. Clair Shores Trial Attorneys

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Serving The Legal Needs Of Greater Detroit Since 1951.
Richard S. Albright
  • Senior Associate


St. Clair Shores, MI






  • Emphasis on municipal law, criminal prosecutions, warrants authorizations, ordinance drafting, municipal civil defense, and preparation of legal opinions.
  • Serves as Assistant City Attorney for the City of St. Clair Shores, City of Eastpointe, and the City of Grosse Pointe Farms.
  • Appeared in over 100 municipal cases in the Macomb County Circuit Court since 2000.
  • Has conducted over 200 District Court trials/hearings.
  • Successful representation in all municipal appeals, including two cases before the Michigan Supreme Court.
  • Serves as primary defense counsel for the City of St. Clair Shores in cases handled through the Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority.
  • Serves as primary counsel for the City of St. Clair Shores in cases handled through its anti-blight program with successful representation in all cases handled in the Macomb County Circuit Court.
  • Serves as legal counsel for City of St. Clair Shores Zoning Board of Appeals and Fence Arbitration Committee.
  • Serves as legal counsel for City of Eastpointe Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Fence Board of Appeals and Sign Board of Appeals.
  • Serves as primary prosecutor in the City of Eastpointe.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1997


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 05/1997
    • Honors: Top 15% of class, GPA 3.23
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • B.S. - 12/1993
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity - Executive Board
    • Honors: Pre-Law Society - Executive Board
    • Major: Political Science, GPA 3.61
    • Minor: Criminal Justice, GPA 3.81