Nathan J. Collison grew up in Saginaw Michigan, graduating from Saginaw Valley State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in 2007 moving on to earn his Juris Doctorate at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011. As the former Chief Appellate Attorney at the Saginaw County Prosecutor’s Office, Nathan J. Collison won every criminal and civil appeal he litigated. He also served as the Saginaw County Prosecutor’s personal attorney. He is the 4th generation of his family to practice law in the Great Lakes Bay region.
Nathan is a Past President of the Saginaw County Bar Association Past Chairman of the Saginaw Riverfront Development Commission, a Board member of several Saginaw area non-profit organizations, and sits on the Saginaw Valley State University Alumni Association Board of Directors. In 2017 he received the 1st State Bank RUBY Award for young professionals and the Saginaw County Bar Association Community Service Award. In December of 2017, the Michigan State Police awarded him the Third District Commendation for his unbeaten drug asset forfeiture record. Currently, Nathan J. Collier is the owner and founder of Great Lakes Bay Legal, PLLC since 2018 and is also an adjunct Professor of Law and Political Science at Saginaw Valley State University.
Nathan is the father of three children. In his spare time he likes to go camping, also enjoys singing and playing the guitar.