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James William Low

James William Low

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Appeals

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James W. Low is an attorney who concentrates his practice in professional liability litigation including the defense of doctors and lawyers, and general civil litigation including personal injury cases.



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James W. Low concentrates his practice in professional liability litigation including the defense of doctors and lawyers. He also handles fire and explosion cases, and general civil litigation. While the majority of Mr. Low’s practice is devoted to trial-level litigation in state and federal courts, he has considerable experience in the appellate courts as well.

Mr. Low is involved in numerous bar association leadership activities including serving as the Secretary-Treasurerl for the State Bar of Michigan – Young Lawyers Section, serving as Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association – New Lawyer Committee, serving on the Steering Committee for the DRI Professional Responsibility Section, serving as Michigan's District Representative to the American Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division, and serving as a Barrister for the American Inns of Court. He is also a member of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation and Section of International Law, the Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel.

Mr. Low has published numerous articles on professional liability and technology for the Defense Research Institute, has lectured on professional liability issues for the State Bar of Michigan – Young Lawyers Section, and has lectured on privacy law for the Law Society of London in London, England.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
  3. Appeals: 10%
  4. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Sarah Atkinson

    Excellent professional attorney with great experience and a winning track record handling medical malpractice and personal injury cases.

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    Sarah Atkinson Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Vincent R. Lorelli

    I endorse this very competent and knowledgeable lawyer

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    Vincent Lorelli Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

The Dollar Law Firm, PLLC

4000 Town Center.
Suite 480
Southfield, MI, 48075

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200103/27/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Top Lawyers in MichiganDBusiness2012
Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in America2011
Who's Who in the WorldMarquis Who's Who in the World2011
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Who's Who in AmericaWho's Who in America - Marquis2010
Top Lawyers in MichiganDBusiness2010
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2010
Who's Who in the WorldWho's Who in the World - Marquis2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Who's Who in AmericaWho's Who in America - Marquis2009
Who's Who in the WorldWho's Who in the World - Marquis2009
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2009
Top 20 Up and Coming Lawyers in MichiganLawyers Weekly2009
Who's Who in the WorldWho's Who in the World -Marquis2008
Who's Who in AmericaWho's Who in America - Marquis2008
Who's Who in AmericaWho's Who in America - Marquis2007
New Lawyer of the MonthOakland County Bar Association2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing AttorneyThe Dollar Law Firm PLLC2012 - Present
AttorneyMagdich & Associates, P.C.2011 - 2012
AttorneySullivan, Ward, Asher & Patton, P.C.2008 - 2011
AttorneyCollins, Einhorn, Farrell & Ulanoff, P.C.2004 - 2008
AttorneyKnot, Nichols & Meade, LLP2001 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oakland County Bar Association, New Lawyers CommitteeChair2011 - 2012
Oakland County Bar Association, New Lawyers CommitteeChair Elect2010 - 2011
State Bar of Michigan, Young Lawyers SectionSecretary/Treasurer2010 - 2011
Oakland County Bar Association, New Lawyers CommitteeVice-Chair of Programs2009 - 2010
American Bar AssociationMichigan District Representative2009 - 2011
Oakland County Bar Association, New Lawyers CommitteeVice-Chair of Public Relations2008 - 2009
Oakland County Bar Association, New Lawyers CommitteeVice-Chair of Membership2007 - 2008
American Mensa, Ltd.Mensa Member2006 - Present
Michigan Defense Trial CounselMember2005 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Young Lawyers SectionExecutive Committee2005 - 2010
Oakland County Bar Association, New Lawyers CommitteeDirector2005 - 2007
Defense Research InstituteMember2004 - Present
American Inns of CourtBarrister2004 - Present
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Association of Defense Trial CounselEducation Chair2004 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Young Lawyer (ABA)Five Reasons Why Every Young Lawyer Should Attend an ABA YLD Meeting2012
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Accrual of a legal malpractice claim in the absence of an attorney's dismissal by the Court or client2006
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Applicability of the "four-corners" rule in malpractice claims against estate planning attorneys2006
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Desktop Search Software - Is the Paper Brief Bank Obsolete?2006

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Michigan State UniversityHealth StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science1997
Michigan State UniversityPhysiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
European Young Bar Association Annual Meeting - London, EnglandPrivacy Law2011
Young Lawyers Summit 2010Bar Association Leadership2010