James M. Dworman - Dean and Fulkerson

James M. Dworman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 248-362-1300

Jim Dworman concentrates his practice on commercial and real estate litigation (including landlord/tenant and collections), appeals, business and entertainment law. He formerly was law clerk to the Honorable William R. Beasley of the Michigan Court of Appeals.

Representative Matters

  • Successful defense in jury trial of real estate fraud.
  • Successful defense in jury trial of fraudulent loan and investment claims.
  • Successful prosecution in jury trial of sale of industrial tooling/defense of breach of contract and warranty claims.
  • Numerous successful prosecutions of toolmaker and mold builder lien cases.
  • Represent landlords of thousands of rental properties (residential, commercial and industrial).
  • Represent numerous local and national sports, radio and television personalities.

Honors & Awards

  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 edition for Commercial Litigation.
  • 2012 Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation, American Lawyer Media.
  • AV-rated, Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. For over 100 years, Martindale Hubbell has published peer review ratings for attorneys.  An AV rating is a combination of the Legal Ability Rating (“A” from very high to preeminent) and the General Ethical Standards Rating (“V” very high)
  • Listed as one of the "Top Lawyers in 2010" by dbusiness Business Journal

Community & Social Activities

  • Official, High School Basketball and Football
  • Coach, Federation Baseball
  • Law Columnist, Referee, an international sports officiating magazine

Office Location

801 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 500
Troy, MI 48084
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation