James R. Austin

James R. Austin

Corcoran Austin, PC
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Construction Law ...
  • Michigan
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Summary

For nearly 30 years Jim Austin has been providing quality legal services, counseling and care to individual and business clients throughout Michigan with business, general civil, domestic and traffic matters.

Jim practices regularly in courts throughout the State of Michigan. With Corcoran Austin, PC, he has offices in Alden, Traverse City and Charlevoix. He has argued cases before the Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Court of Appeals, Federal District Courts and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He represents wrecker and towing companies throughout Michigan and sits on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Towing Association. He has represented truckers and trucking companies on traffic matters in District Courts throughout the State of Michigan.

Jim is a trained general civil and domestic relations mediator. He previously served as a neutral for American Settlement Centers in Farmington Hills. He has mediated a variety of matters and has served as a volunteer mediator for the Wayne Mediation Center and the Wayne County Friend of the Court.

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Motor Carrier Law
  • Overweight Truck Violations
  • Towing and Abandoned Vehicles
  • Traffic Violations
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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6th Circuit
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Corcoran Austin, PC
- Current
President
Law Offices of James R. Austin, PC
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Partner
Law Offices of Jerome & Austin, PC
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Education
University of Detroit Mercy
J.D. | Law
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University of Western Ontario
B.A. | Social Science
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Professional Associations
Michigan Towing Association
Board Member
- Current
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Move Over Michigan
Vice President
- Current
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Alden District Library
Board Member/President
- Current
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Michigan Towing Association
Legislative Committee Member
- Current
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Oakland County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Michigan State Bar  # 43400
Member
- Current
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State YMCA of Michigan
Trustee-Secretary
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YMCA Camp Hayo Went Ha
Boys Camp Program Committee Chair
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Ann Arbor Academy
Trustee/Chair
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World Professional Squash Association
Member
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Certifications
Domestic Relations Mediator
Mediation Training & Consultation Institute
General Civil Case Mediator
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Corcoran Austin, PC
800 Cottageview Dr.
Suite 1080A
Traverse City, MI 49684
Cell: (248) 909-4752
Fax: (877) 441-8891
Corcoran Austin, PC
201 State Street
Suite 10
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Telephone: (248) 909-4752
Fax: (877) 441-8891