Attorney James E. Lozier Receives Excellence in Defense Award from Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

Attorney James E. Lozier Receives Excellence in Defense Award from Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

3/17/2009
The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) has announced that Dickinson Wright attorney James E. Lozier has been selected to receive the Seventeenth Annual "Excellence in Defense" award. Mr. Lozier practices in the firm's Lansing, Michigan office and focuses his practice in alternative dispute resolution and commercial and business litigation. Mr. Lozier will be honored Saturday, June 13, 2009 at MDTC's Annual Meeting and Conference at Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs, Michigan. The "Excellence in Defense" award was established by MDTC to honor the most prominent of civil defense counsel who have throughout their careers demonstrated superior professionalism and advocacy skills, and have contributed significantly to his or her communities and the defense trial bar. MDTC President Robert H S. Schaffer reflected on Mr. Lozier's selection by saying, "The fact that Jim Lozier has been an outstanding volunteer for our organization is well known to our leadership and largely recognized to the members. The fact that he is an outstanding lawyer deserves independent recognition. Jim Lozier truly deserves the distinction of excellence in his craft." Mr. Lozier has been a member of MDTC since the time of its inception. He has served as its President, a member of its Officer's Executive Committee, Board Member and Regional Chairperson. He also is a longtime member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), where he served as a Board Member, Michigan State Representative and ADR Committee Chairperson. Mr. Lozier has been a member of the Michigan State Bar Association's Ethics Committee, and is a long time member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC), International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC). Mr. Lozier is a recipient of MDTC's Past President Award, DRI's Outstanding State Representative Award and multiple DRI leadership awards. For more information, visit www.dickinsonwright.com.
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