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Michael Jay Leizerman

Michael Jay Leizerman

Practice areas:

Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Car Accidents

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Trucking Accident: 70%
  2. Car Accidents: 10%
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Allison Margaret Lawrence

    Michael is a master of his craft. He is widely known for being one of the most skilled trucking accident attorneys in the country. On a personal note, he is a genuine, empathetic soul. You will never feel like a number with Michael as your attorney. He truly cares.


    Allison Lawrence Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Troy L. Atkinson

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Troy Atkinson Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

E J Leizerman & Associates

717 Madison Avenue
Toledo, OH, 43604

E.J. Leizerman & Associates

24750 Lahser Road
Southfield, MI, 48033-6044

E.J. Leizerman & Associates

One Church Street1
Nashville, TN, 37201




MIActive And In Good Standing199508/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2008
SuperlawyerSuper Lawyers2007
SuperlawyerSuper Lawyers2006
SuperlawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Lawyer of the YearLawyers Weekly2005
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerEj Leizerman & Associates1987 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers Collegegraduate2008 - Present
National Board of Trial AdvocacyBoard Certified Civil Trial Advocate2007 - Present
Toledo Area Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2005 - 2007
Michigan Bar Associationmember1995 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Toledo Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1994 - Present
Lucas County Bar Associationmember1994 - Present
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMember1994 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lauffer v. SelridgeSettlement for $2.5 million
Stebbins et al. v. E.S. WagnerPlaintiff verdict - $6.1 million
jane doe v. xyz corporationsettlement of $5.4 million

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Publication NameTitleDate
Trial MagazineFinding Insurance in Truck Crash Cases2008
Litigating Truck Accident CasesBook2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of MichiganPhilosophyA.B.1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
New Orleans seminarDealing with Standard Defenses in a Trucking Case2010
West teleseminarFinding Insurance in Truck Litigation2009
Premier LitigationCognitive Science in Truck Litigation2009
LItigating Truck Collision Cases CollegeSafeStat/CSA2009
Litigating Truck Collision Cases CollegeTrucking Discovery2009
New Orleans Trucking SeminarStatutory Violations in Truck Litigation2008
AAJ summer conventionFinding Insurance in Truck Litigation2008
Trucking Litigation National Seminardiscovering truck information/trucking insurance issues2007
Tennessee Truck Accident Litigation SeminarPunitive damages/maximizing value2007
Interstate Trucking Litigation Groupdiscovering truck company info/insurance issues2007
Trucking Litigation TeleseminarMaximizing value in truck cases/insurance issues2006
Trucking Litigation National SeminarDiscovering truck information on the web/moderator2005
Interstate Trucking Litigation GroupTruck/train collisions2004
Interstate Trucking Litigation GroupTruck accident litigation2003