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You've Been Served! The Podcast

As an attorney, I have sued a lot of people. And, from time to time, I have gone out and served those people with legal process. Yes: Rip someone off in Michigan and we might meet when I hand you your lawsuit personally.

What can I say? I’m a full-service attorney.

To sue someone, you file a lawsuit and then you serve the lawsuit and a summons on that person to let them know they are being sued. (Line #1 of the summons says: “1. You are being sued.” I kid you not.) Normally, one does this via a process server. But, sometimes it works out to where you just have to do these things yourself.


I’ve never been beaten up but I’ve had a few interesting transactions with those being served. On a front porch, in a parking lot, on the showroom floor of a car dealer or the hallway of the Pontiac Police Department.

Hey, if I didn’t do this, some of these people might not have gotten served at all. And my job would be just a little bit less exciting. So here you go: You’ve been served! The audio:


And (with a new backdrop!) the video:

And the pic at the top is just a scene I saw by the side of the road. Gotta love a nice old truck in front of an abandoned gas station.


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Steve Lehto has been practicing law for 24 years, almost exclusively in consumer protection and Michigan lemon law. He wrote The Lemon Law Bible and Chrysler’s Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit’s Coolest Creation.


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