Robert Dietzel graduated from Michigan State University (B.A., with honors, 2001) and the Michigan State University College of Law (J.D. summa cum laude, 2004) where he was a Dean King Scholar, a Senior Editor of the Law Review, and the recipient of several jurisprudence awards for high academic achievement. Mr. Dietzel has also participated in the Masters in Education Law program at Franklin Pierce Law Center.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Dietzel was an assistant attorney general with the Michigan Department of Attorney General, where he represented the Governor, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the State Board of Education, the Michigan Department of Education, the State Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules, and the Michigan School for the Deaf. In 2006, Attorney General Mike Cox awarded Mr. Dietzel the Attorney General award for Excellence in Opinion Draftsmanship. Mr. Dietzel has also served as an adjunct professor of legal research and writing at the Thomas Cooley Law School.
Mr. Dietzel is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Council of School Attorneys, and the American Inns of Court. His practice focuses on special education law, construction law, and general school law.