James N. Candler , Jr. - Dickinson Wright PLLC

James N. Candler , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

D.O.B., January 25, 1943, Detroit, Michigan
Commissioned Officer U.S. Navy (1965-67)
Dickinson Wright PLLC, Detroit, Michigan  (associate 1970-77, partner 1977-present)
Adjunct Professor, Real Estate Planning, University of Detroit Law School (1975-80)
State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section Council (Chairman 1998-99)
Fellow, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, 1999-present)
Chairman of the Board, Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (1993-2012)

Princeton UniversityAB 1965University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. 1970
American College of Real Estate LawyersInternational Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real EstateState Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section

Case History

Chrysler World Headquarters, Auburn Hills, Michigan — Site acquisition and construction financing
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Detroit, Michigan — Development agreement, site acquisition, zoning ,permitting, financing
Marygrove College, Detroit, Michigan — Sale and seller financing of entire campus
Northrip v. Federal National Mortgage Association, 527 F.2d 23 (6th Cir. 1975) — Successfully defended the constitutionality of mortgage foreclosure by power of sale

Office Location

500 Woodward Avenue, Suite 4000
Detroit, MI 48226-3425
United States

Practice Areas

Gaming Law
Real Estate Law

Other Information

Gender: Male