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Alan M. Kanter

Practice areas:

Arbitration, Business, Contracts & Agreements, Commercial, Employment & Labor, Mediation

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Arbitration: 30%
    31 years, 700 cases
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    36 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Business: 20%
    36 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Mediation: 10%
    31 years, 950 cases
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($280-450/hour)

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Contact Info

6905 Telegraph Rd Ste 300
Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48301

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing197908/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyersdbusiness2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2011
ListedMarquis Who's Who in American Law2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top Lawyersdbusiness2011
Best LawyersCrain's Detroit Business2011
SelectedNational Academy of Distinguished Neutrals2010
Best LawyersCrain's Detroit Business2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2010
Top Lawyersdbusiness2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Top Lawyersdbusiness2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Best LawyersCrain's Detroit Business2009
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Best LawyerDBusiness2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Top Lawyersdbusiness2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Michigan Super LawyerMichigan Super Lawyers2008
Top Lawyersdbusiness2007
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2006
Top Lawyersdbusiness2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
Distinushed FellowInternational Academy of Mediators2001
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
Disciplinary PanelstAttorney Grievence Commission1997
Life MemberMichigan State Bar Foundation1996
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
ListedWhose Who In The World1994
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1994
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1993
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1992
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1991
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1990
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1989
ListedMarquis Who's Who in American Law1983
ListedWhose Who In America1983
MemberPhi Beta Kappa1976

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyVestevich, Mallender, DuBois & Dritsas, PC2008 - Present
ShareholderStrobl & Sharp, PC2001 - 2008
ShareholderShapack, McCullough & Kanter, PC (and predecessors)1980 - 2001
AttorneyWick, Minnet, Otlewski & Kanter, PC1979 - 1980

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2010 - Present
National Academy of Distinguished NeutralsMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section, Medical Legal CommitteeMember2009 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section, Substantive Law CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Oakland County Circuit CourtDiscovery Master2008 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law SectionMember2008 - Present
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2007 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionChairperson2005 - 2006
Oaklan County Circuit CourtEIN Facilitator2005 - Present
Oakland County Bar Association, Circuit Court CommitteeMember2002 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2001 - Present
Oakland County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution CommitteeMember2001 - Present
Oakland County Bar Association, Circuit Court Case Evaluation CommitteeChairperson2001 - 2002
American Health Lawyers Association ADR PanelistADR Panelist2001 - Present
American Bar Association, Health Law SectionMember2001 - 2007
American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution SectionMember2001 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionCouncil Member2001 - 2007
International Academy of MediatorsDistinguished Fellow2000 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Computer Law SectionCouncil Member1995 - 2001
American Arbitration AssociationPanelist1989 - Present
Oakland County Circuit CourtCase Evaluator1984 - Present
State Bar of MichiganAttorney1979 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember1979 - Present
American Bar Association Franchise ForumMember1979 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1979 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE)"Vacatur-Bulletproffing Your Arbitration Award"2011
ICLE"Cost Effectiveness and Efficiency in Arbitration Awards"2011
Michigan Lawyers Weekly; Kentucky Lawyers Weekly"Minimizing Discovery Abuses in Arbitration..."2008
Michigan State Bar Annual Meeting Publications"The State of ADR Law in the State of Michigan2006
American Arbitration Association Neutral Retreat"The Art of Writing An Effective Award"1998
The ADR Newsletter" Vol 3, no. 3"A Wake-Up Call for Employers"1996
THE URBAN LAWYER, vol 28 no. 1"The Family and Medical Leave Act-The Final Regulations"1996

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Wayne State UniversityHistoryBA with High Distinction1976

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
American Arbitration Association CoursesNumerous Arbitration and Mediation Topics1989