James Candler focuses his practice on Real Estate, including Acquisitions and Dispositions, Land Use & Development, Leasing, and Real Estate Finance. He has a depth of experience partnering with clients to document, negotiate and close real estate transactions and assist in all aspects of even the most complex financing transactions. Mr. Candler also has expertise in Corporate law, Gaming & Hospitality, Nonprofit Organizations and Property Tax Appeals.
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)