Walsh College

Faculty Details

Steven Harms

Steven A. Harms J.D.

  • Title
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Education
  • Phone
  • (248) 645-2440
  • Secondary Phone
  • (248) 823-1635
  • Fax
  • (248) 645-5478
  • Brief Description
  • Steven Harms is a frequent lecturer and an author in addition to being a full time attorney and partner in his firm, Muller, Muller, Richmond, Harms & Myers based in Birmingham and Grand Rapids, Michigan. He also teaches in the MBA program at Walsh College; live and online (winning an outstanding instructor award for online). 

    His publications include many articles and seminar materials plus chapters of books including Attorney Fee Agreements in Michigan, Michigan Basic Practice Handbook and Michigan Business Formbook. Recent seminar presentations included those before the International Association of Commercial Collectors, The American Bankruptcy Institute and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

    Mr. Harms co-authored International Commercial Secured Transactions with David Franklin, which was published in 2010 by Thomson Reuters Publishing. This publication looks at secured transactions around the world, with each country's requirements included.

    He is also sole author of the following books:
    Handling the Collection Case in Michigan, ICLE, revised, 4th Edition 2013, a 700 page comprehensive book covering all aspects of creditor's rights, all rules, cases and statutes cited.
    Credit and Collections Kit for Dummies (Dummies Series), Wiley Publishing, 2009. a 360 page collector's or credit manager's guide to all aspects of extending credit and collecting past due obligations, with how-to check lists and hundreds of forms.
    A Credit Manager's Guide to Collection Law in Michigan, ICLE, Ann Arbor, 2003.

    He is also listed in "Who's Who in American Law" (since 1985) and Michigan Super Lawyers in Creditor's Rights (since 2008) by the publishers of "Law and Politics."


    Last Updated: December 2013