James M. "Jim" Dworman

James M. "Jim" Dworman

Dean and Fulkerson

Recognized since 2013

Troy, Michigan

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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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


  • 100 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 650
    Troy, MI 48084

Dean and Fulkerson
Headquarters: Troy, Michigan

3 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation

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