Meet Our Attorneys


Joseph Lobb

Founder, Senior Partner & Trial Lawyer

Joseph R. Lobb is the founding attorney of previously named Joseph R. Lobb, P.C., which is now known as The Lobb Law Firm in Southfield, MI. Mr. Lobb practices personal injuryautomobile accidents, wrongful death, product liability, and workers’ compensation. He has significant litigation experience in state and federal courts. He has successfully tried numerous cases to juries in his career and has successfully argued appeals.


Cherie Lobb

Managing Partner, Trial Lawyer

As a young girl, Cherie loved to go to her dad’s office with him any chance she could get. Even at only six years old, she loved being around the family business.  She loved watching her dad work as an advocate for those who have been injured and their families, and as she grew, Cherie’s passion did too.  She set her mind to working hard, and growing up to be a plaintiff lawyer, just like her dad.


Shannon Reighard


Shannon Reighard joined The Lobb Law Firm in 2016 as a legal writer and stayed as an attorney after passing the bar exam in 2017. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Political Science and Nonprofit Organization Administration. Following undergrad, Shannon attended Wayne State University on a full merit scholarship.


Patrycja A. Klein


Patrycja A. Klein graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan-Dearborn before earning her Juris Doctor from Florida’s Ave Maria School of Law in 2010. Patrycja is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.


Melissa C. Galang


Ms. Melissa Galang has over 10 years’ experience and has spent the majority of her legal career fighting for Plaintiff’s rights. Melissa earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2003. Melissa then earned her Juris Doctor Degree from Washington and Lee School of Law in 2006. Melissa Galang specializes in all areas of Personal Injury including No-Fault law, automobile and trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, distracted driving accidents, general negligence, dog bites, medical malpractice, slip and falls, nursing home neglect, and all injury claims. As a passionate litigator, she believes in personal client communication and achieving desired results on behalf of our clients.


Lauren Marshall


Lauren is an associate attorney at The Lobb Law Firm. She attended Baylor University where she obtained a Bachelor’s in Sociology before attending Michigan State University College of Law where she received her Juris Doctor. Prior to joining the Firm, Lauren worked in criminal defense helping clients with driver’s license restorations, drunk driving offenses, and assault charges. Lauren has also worked in the Department of Health and Human Services at the Attorney General office conducting research and writing.

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Steve Knox


Steve Knox has worked as a legal executive for over 20 years. He has worked on domestic and  international transactions in the fields of technology, manufacturing, and retail sales.  He has experience handling probate and estate planning matters, prenuptial agreements, and entertainment law.  Steve possesses his LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center and is licensed in Michigan.  

Steve entered the cannabis industry in 2010 when he started working with clients in anticipation of the favorable changes in the State laws.  Since he started working in this emerging industry, he has studied the changing political landscapes and various mandatory regulatory schemes.  He has helped clients acquire real estate, comply with local ordinances, protect and monetize proprietary products such as nutrient blends, and implement tax efficient entity structures.