Donald Studt

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“I am proud to be associated with the firm. The level of professionalism, cooperation and expertise is beyond any that I have experienced. Communication and dedication to the client is paramount.”
- Donald A. Studt

Don joins Beier Howlett as an attorney after 42 years with the Birmingham Police Department. He started his law enforcement career in 1974 and was promoted from within the department until he became Chief in 2010. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Oakland University and his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School. He passed the bar in 1983.

On June 1, 2016, Don joined Beier Howlett where he practices municipal and educational law.


  • Police Chief- City of Birmingham
  • Detective, Police Officer- City of Birmingham
  • Professor, Management, Oakland Community College
  • Professor, Eastern Michigan University

Bar Activities

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Donald Studt

Of Counsel
Beier Howlett, P.C.

3001 Big Beaver Road
Suite 200
Troy, MI 48084

T: (248) 282-1071
F: (248) 645-9400

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Wayne State University Law School J.D., 1983
Oakland University, B.A., 1980

Admitted to Practice

Michigan, 1983

Practice Areas

Criminal Law
Municipal Law
School Law