Meet our professional & personal legal team.

Donald E. Lewis


Don Lewis has been practicing law for over 25 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University and his juris doctorate degree from Thomas Cooley Law School.

Don has practiced exclusively in the area of personal injury and is a member of the Executive Board of the Michigan Association of Justice, the organization of trial lawyers.

He has been married for 43 years, has four children and 10 grandchildren (plus a 7 month old puppy named Jack).

Sarah J. Lewis


Sarah J. Lewis has been practicing law for nearly fifteen years. Sarah received her Bachelor's degree in Finance from Michigan State University and her Juris Doctorate degree from Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University. Sarah practices exclusively in the area of personal injury. She resides in Brighton with her husband and five children.

Debbie Kolnitys

Legal Assistant

Debbie Kolnitys has been a resident of Livingston County for her entire life. She graduated from Brighton High School, attended Eastern Michigan University and earned a degree in Paralegal Studies from Kaplan University. She has experience working in many different areas of law. Debbie has been with the Law Office of Don Lewis for two years, and enjoys meeting and working with clients. She is married and has three children.

Penny S. Hernandez

Legal Assistant

Penny Hernandez has been a legal assistant to Don Lewis and Sarah Lewis for the past 10 years. She enjoys working with the clients and helping them with the paperwork and court filings required throughout the course of their lawsuit. Penny lives in Livingston County with her husband. They have four children, two grandchildren and a third on the way.

What makes us different:


We are the only Livingston County law firm practicing exclusively in the area of personal injury.


We have the largest settlement of a Livingston County auto accident case in the county’s history (4.8 million).


We have more auto accident cases filed with the Livingston County Circuit Court than any law firm in the State of Michigan.

Stop in and meet us in person. We would love to meet you, hear about your case, and help you settle.