An Ann Arbor native, Mr. Tramontin’s primary practice areas are criminal defense, family law and probate. Prior to joining Pear Sperling, Steve owned and operated his own law firm and was on contract with Washtenaw County as a criminal defense attorney for both juveniles and adults. He has effectively defended hundreds of felony criminal matters, including numerous capital and other serious criminal offenses, tried to jury verdict, earning a reputation as a skilled, aggressive and effective trial attorney. Steve is passionate about his work, personally invested in each client’s cause and dedicated to the right to trial by jury. He is routinely called upon by Washtenaw County family law and probate court judges to represent the best interests of minor children embroiled in complex domestic situations and vulnerable citizens in probate matters, including guardianships, conservatorships and mental health matters.

Areas of Practice
• Criminal Defense
• White Collar Criminal Defense
• Family Law
• Juvenile Law
• Probate
• Guardianships
• Conservatorships
• Mental Health
• Personal Injury
Professional Associations
• State Bar of Michigan
• Washtenaw County Bar Association
• State Appellate Defender’s Office Criminal Defense Forum and Resource Center
Community Service
Mr. Tramontin is a past Co-Chair for “Suits 4 Success,” an organization that seeks and gathers donations of professional-interview clothing for individuals seeking to overcome barriers and gain employment. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of the men’s varsity soccer team, a sport he still enjoys playing on local adult teams. In law school, Steve served as President and Founding Member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America – Student Chapter. He is a past presenter at the Washtenaw County Bar Association Probate Training Seminar on mental health proceedings.
Bar Admissions
• State Bar of Michigan
• United States District Court – Eastern District of Michigan
• United States Court of Appeals – Sixth Circuit
Education
• J.D., Wayne State University Law School
• B.A., Vanderbilt University, (Major – British and American Literature)