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Joel H. Serlin

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Assistant - Nanette Hall - nhall@seyburn.com

Joel H. Serlin was admitted to practice in the State of Michigan in 1969, is a senior partner in the law firm of Seyburn Kahn, P.C., a member of the Firm's Executive Committee, and chairs its litigation department.
 
During the past 47 years, Mr. Serlin has been involved in all facets of the law, from complex commercial litigation to consulting on business-related matters.  As part of his diversified commercial corporate practice, he has been recognized as an expert in alternative dispute resolution and has been called upon by numerous courts, both federal and state, to serve as a receiver, arbitrator and facilitator and was named the first ombudsman for Michigan’s Oakland County Circuit Court and remains in this position today.   Mr. Serlin also has extensive experience in representing large medical groups, and is knowledgeable in the area of both Medicare and Medicaid regulations, including the survey process.

Mr. Serlin has on a number of occasions been invited to be a presenter at the Oakland County Bench Bar Conferences and a guest lecturer at ICLE and The John Marshall Law School, Chicago.

Memberships/ Associations

Legal
  • American Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • American Inn of Court
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Civic / Community
  • Lecturer, Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Guest Lecturer, John Marshall School of Law
  • Guest Speaker, Oakland County Bench/Bar Conference
  • Oakland County Bar Association Civility-Mentor Facilitation Program
Awards
  • Super Lawyer®” in “Michigan Super Lawyers®” edition of Law & Politics Magazine, 2006-2010
  • Super Lawyer®” in Corporate Counsel Edition of “Michigan Super Lawyers®” edition of Law & Politics Magazine, 2008-2010
  • Michigan Super Lawyers® 2012-2018
  • Recognized by DBusiness as a Top Lawyer in Michigan, 2016
Publications
  • Seyburn Kahn Attorneys named amongst the
    2016 Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit (December 1, 2015). Read more.
  • Seyburn Kahn Lawyers Selected as
    2015 Michigan Super Lawyers (September 1, 2015). Read more.
  • Joel H. Serlin selected as the recipient of the
    2015 Oakland County Bar Association's
    Professionalism Award Joel H. Serlin selected as the recipient of the
    2015 Oakland County Bar Association's Professionalism Award (June 4, 2015). Read more.
  • Seyburn Kahn Lawyers Selected as
    2014 Michigan Super Lawyers (September 10, 2014). Read more.
  • Six Seyburn Kahn Lawyers Selected as
    2013 Michigan Super Lawyers® (September 5, 2013). Read more.
  • Seyburn Kahn Lawyers named to
    Detroit's Best Lawyers List for 2013 (August 14, 2013). Read more.
  • Joel Serlin is reappointed for a second year as the first ombudsman for Oakland County Circuit Court Joel Serlin is reappointed for a second year as the first ombudsman for Oakland County Circuit Court (July 15, 2013). Read more.
  • Six Seyburn Kahn Attorneys Selected as
    2012 Michigan Super Lawyers® (September 6, 2012). Read more.
  • Joel H. Serlin Appointed
    Oakland County Circuit Courts First Ombudsman.
    Legal Liaison - Oakland County Legal News Interview. (November 1, 2011). Read more.