Victor Balta

Senior appellate attorney at Moss & Colella, P.C.

At Moss & Colella, one of the firm's core beliefs is that “it’s your case, you should understand it.” Moss & Colella doesn’t believe in legalese or industry jargon; you shouldn’t have to go to law school just to understand your lawyer. Clients can trust that when they come with a complex legal problem to our firm that Victor Balta will make things clear and explain all the options available.

As a graduate of Georgia State University, Class of 2009, with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration summa cum laude (with highest honors) and a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law, Class of 2013, summa cum laude, Victor is most known by our clients for his intelligent, thoughtful, and straightforward legal analysis. Victor is a firm believer in the Einstein quote that “genius is making complex ideas simple, not making simple ideas complex.”

During his eight years of experience at Moss & Colella, Victor has guided clients through complex civil claims in various areas of the law. These have included: gross negligence, statutory immunity, employment discrimination, and police misconduct claims. Victor has successfully briefed and argued involving recreational waivers, the Michigan Governmental Tort Liability Act, the Michigan Ski Area Safety Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Elliot Larsen Civil Rights Act, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Victor has represented minors, students, parents, adults, inmates, and victims from all walks of life across a broad spectrum of claims.

Victor has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 and Super Lawyers – Rising Stars for his prowess in the law. Clients can trust that when Victor is handling their case that everything will be explained, as simply as possible and in a manner that is easy to understand, and that he will strive to obtain the best possible result using all options that the law provides.

Former clients have reviewed Victor on as

“excellent about following up as each detail unfolded pertaining to my case. He is definitely my number one choice to call, if myself, or anyone I know needs representation.”

Other reviews on report

“Victor Balta is a great lawyer . . . my experience with him was an absolute success with life changing results.”


Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Michigan


  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2013; Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Charles H. King Scholarship, Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute Certificate
  • Georgia State University, Bachelor of Business Administration, 2009; Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Special Recognitions



Medical Malpractice

An oral surgeon failed to properly diagnose a vascular lesion prior to surgery. The surgeon proceeded to remove it in a negligent fashion, causing life-threatening consequences.




The rescue devices at an apartment complex swimming pool were not up to code, leading to the drowning of an eight-year-old girl.



Police Brutality

An unarmed woman was wrongfully shot multiple times inside of her vehicle by the Dearborn Police Department, causing her death.

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Meet Our Award-Winning Team

A. Vince Colella

Founding partner of Moss & Colella, P.C.

David Moss

Senior partner and co-founder of Moss & Colella, P.C.

Melanie Duda

Trial attorney at Moss & Colella, P.C.

Victor Balta

Senior appellate attorney at Moss & Colella, P.C.

Ryan Piekarski

Senior litigation attorney at Moss & Colella, P.C.

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About the Firm

The attorneys of Moss & Colella have carefully chosen their career paths to fight for those that have suffered from injury and wrongful death. We believe every citizen should have the right to hire the best lawyer who will actively advocate for their case.

David Moss and Vince Colella have over 60 collective years of personal injury trial experience that provides you a level of legal services and success unmatched by other firms. By working together, we have the ability to find creative, effective, and efficient solutions to even the most complex cases. No matter what situation you face, we will help you get through it.

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