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Victor Balta
Victor Balta
  • Appellate Attorney

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"The courts are the last refuge of the downtrodden, the bastion of the forgotten, and as the stewards of the law, lawyers must strive to uphold these ideals."
- Victor Balta

Victor Balta is an appellate attorney at McKeen & Associates. Victor graduated from Georgia State University in Atlanta with a Bachelor's in Business Administration - summa cum laude - and from Michigan State University College of Law - summa cum laude. While in law school, Victor Balta was managing editor of the MSU Law Review and a member of the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute. During law school, Victor won several Jurisprudence awards for the highest student achievement in several courses.

Victor has been a member of the State Bar of Michigan since 2013. Prior to McKeen and Associates, Victor handled numerous complex legal matters and appeals, including: gross negligence; statutory immunity; employment discrimination; and police misconduct claims. Victor has successfully briefed and argued cases involving recreational waivers; the Michigan Governmental Tort Liability Act; the Michigan Ski Area Safety Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Elliot Larsen Civil Rights Act; and 42 U.S.C. § 1983. He has been listed in the National Trial Lawyers and Thompson SuperLawyers® for 2021 and 2022 for civil litigation.

Victor joined McKeen & Associates in 2022 and handles medical malpractice, personal injury, and appellate matters.

Areas Of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2013

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Jurisprudence Award – Contracts II, Property, Administrative Law, Decedents Estates and Trusts
  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Business Administration
    • Major: Finance

Honors

  • Thompson SuperLawyers® – Michigan: Rising Stars, 2021 – 2022
  • The National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40, 2021 – 2022