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University of Detroit Mercy Law School, JD, 1992

Attorney Ian B. Lyngklip graduated summa cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy Law School and began practicing law in 1992. Since 1995, Mr. Lyngklip has focused his practice on consumer matters, and litigated those cases primarily in the federal court system since 2000. He graduated from the Trial Lawyers College in August, 2011.

Ian is a current member of the State Bar of Michigan's Consumer Law Section and has served as Council Member from 1997 to 2001, and Chairperson in 2000. Mr. Lyngklip is also a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, serving on the Board of Directors from 2004 to 2010. He was also co-chair of the board from 2005 to 2009.

Ian's list of awards includes the NACA Consumer Advocate of the Year for 2003, the Frank Kelly Consumer Advocate Award for 2004, and the Oakland County Bar Association Pro Bono Service Award for 2005.

Ian has been published over a dozen times, including How to Write Like a Trial Lawyer for Warrior, the publication of the Trial Lawyer's Collect; The Michigan Consumer Protection Act is Virtually Dead Yet the Legislature, Executive Branch, and Many Attorneys Don't Seem to Know It for the Michigan Bar Journal; and Top 5 Mistakes of General Practitioners in Handling Identity Thefts and Credit Reporting Disputes for the Ingham County Bar Associate Briefs. He is also a contributing author to the National Consumer Law Center's Fair Credit Reporting Manual.

Ian Lyngklip is a nationally recognized speaker on credit reporting, debt collection, and auto financing issues. He has spoken by invitation numerous times before the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ian also has extensive experience teaching and providing training with groups including the Michigan Poverty Law Center, National Consumer Law Center, National Association of Consumer Advocates, Michigan Judicial Institute, the State Bar of Arizona, the Missouri bar, the Florida Bar, and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He has conducted training of consumer advocates around the country and has trained judges and legislators within the State of Michigan and the consumer defense bar.

Recent Blog Posts


  • Extremely Satisfied

    I am extremely satisfied with the level of professionalism, kindness, patience, and all around thoughtfulness of Ian and Sylvia. They are extremely knowledgeable in all that they do, they explain everything and keep you (the client) up to date often! They are very pleasant and very easy to talk t...
  • The Place You Want to Go!

    When I walked into the office of Lyngklip & Associates I had no idea what to expect. I was immediately greeted by a cheerful and friendly face and offered a place to sit at a conference table. Minutes later I was introduced to Ian and his team. They made me feel at ease, explained what type of ma...

    This Team is nothing short of AMAZING!!! Just when I thought my life was upside down, they picked me up and turned me back upright! If you are looking for a team that will fight for your consumer rights, no need to go any further! At least I won't.... They never left me in the dark. I always knew...
  • Lyngklip & Associates is a 10 star well educated business.

    Very understanding of your problems. I'm learning things about my rights that I never knew. I really appreciate and thank Lyngklip & Associates for their help and services and welcoming me to the family rate. Lyngklip & Associates is a 10 star well educated business.”
  • I highly recommend this law group!

    Mr. Lyngklip and Ms. Petrick are knowledgeable attorneys and work relentlessly to get results for you. I am very pleased with their hard work and communication during my case. I highly recommend this law group!”
  • Would definitely recommend them to anyone.

    Michigan Consumer Law helped me when I was having issues with the purchase of a vehicle. What happened to me was very unsettling. However, when I met with Ian and his team, they explained everything to me in layman's terms and my anxiety was relieved knowing that I wasn't going to be completely r...
  • Ian and his team were very personable

    Ian and his team were very personable and I felt like they were on my side the entire time. I was dealing with a consumer issue and they were available to answer any questions that I had whenever I called. The end result was fair and exactly what I expected. I really liked how they took care of t...
  • Top notch all the way!

    Lyngklip & Associates Consumer Law Group, PLC has been a long time coming. I have been dealing with identity theft from multiple sources for at least three decades. I couldn't find a lawyer that would even listen to me or even would know how to approach the subject matter of identity theft and ho...

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