Joseph Kuzmiak

Joseph Kuzmiak is an Associate practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office (pending bar approval).  Mr. Kuzmiak concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of business and commercial litigation.

Mr. Kuzmiak graduated top of his class receiving his law degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.  While in law school, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, was a member of the Moot Court Board of Advocates, and participated in the school’s Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic.  He also externed for Michigan Supreme Court Justice Brian K. Zahra.

Prior to law school, Mr. Kuzmiak gained business analytical experience by holding cost accounting and analytical roles in multiple industries in the Metro Detroit area.  He received his Master of Science in Finance and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Education

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, JD, 2021 (Summa Cum Laude)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business, MSF, 2015
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business, BBA, 2013 (With High Distinction)

Recognitions

Frank Murphy Honor Society

Book Awards for Excellence in Contracts, Civil Procedure, Applied Legal Theory & Analysis, Advanced Advocacy, and Business Planning Law Firm Practice

First Place in Drafting for the Jaffe Transactional Law Invitational

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