Dickinson Wright Attorney James E. Lozier Elected Board Member of the Defense Research Institute

Dickinson Wright Attorney James E. Lozier Elected Board Member of the Defense Research Institute

10/3/2005
LANSING, Mich.—James E. Lozier, a Member in the Lansing office of Dickinson Wright was recently elected to a three-year term as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Defense Research Institute. His term will commence on October 23, 2005. The Defense Research Institute is widely recognized as the largest and most active national association of lawyers and others concerned with the defense of civil actions. Its membership includes more than 22,000 individuals, in addition to corporations, insurance companies and other groups. Mr. Lozier has been an integral member of the Defense Research Institute for 23 years. He is the current DRI State Representative for Michigan, a former Chairperson of the ADR Committee; a former Product Liability Steering Committee member; a former member of the ADR Steering Committee; Chairperson of the ADR National Conference in 2002; and a Chairperson of the DRI Annual Meeting ADR Seminar in 2003. An attorney for more than 30 years, Mr. Lozier is a trial lawyer and litigator in the areas of insurance coverage, commercial and business litigation, toxic tort, schools and educational institutions, environmental, gaming, labor and employment relations, railroads and transportation, and banking and financial institutions. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the International Association of Defense Counsel, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Michigan Association of School Boards, Ingham County and Clinton County Tort Evaluation Panel, and the State Bar of Michigan's Sections on Negligence Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Recently, Mr. Lozier was elected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America. He is also a past president and a former member of the Board of Directors for the American Businessman's Club, the past president and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, and a former member of the State Bar of Michigan's Ethics Committee. He has a B.S. (magna cum laude) from Boston College, a J.D., from Fordham University Law School and attended the Harvard Law School Facilitated Mediation Program. About Dickinson Wright PLLC Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 200 attorneys in offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. For more information, visit www.dickinsonwright.com.
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