Jules B. Olsman is President of Olsman, Mueller, Wallace & MacKenzie. He has practiced personal injury law in Michigan for 36 years, representing clients in cases involving nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, assisted living claims, group home injuries, truck, car and vehicle accidents, and police misconduct. He has also represented family members in wrongful death cases. During his legal career he has helped clients obtain tens of millions of dollars for their injuries.
Mr. Olsman was named in the Best Lawyers in America from 2007 through 2016 and was named Lawyer of the Year by Michigan Lawyers Weekly in 2002. He was also named the 2016 Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” in Troy by Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Olsman has been listed as a Super Lawyer from 2007 through 2015. Additionally, he was named to the Michigan Top 50 Consumer Super Lawyers list in 2013-2015 and the Michigan Top 100 Super Lawyers list in 2009-2015. Mr. Olsman has been ranked at the highest level of professional excellence by Martindale-Hubbell, was recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Michigan from 2014-2015, and was selected as a 2015 Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Leader in Law”.
Mr. Olsman is a past president of the Michigan Association for Justice (2000-2001), and has served as an adjunct professor at Michigan State University College of Law where he taught medical malpractice litigation. He was appointed by Governor Jennifer Granholm to serve on the Governor’s Task Force on Elder Abuse, and has testified many times before the Michigan legislature on long-term care issues. He also served as legislative counsel and as a member of the Executive Board of Citizens for Better Care.
He is a past chair of the State Bar Negligence Law Section and a founding member of the American Association for Justice Nursing Home Litigation Group.