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Mr. Pentiuk is a member of the American Bar Association where he is involved with the Litigation, State and Local Government Sections, the Forum for Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Forum. In the State Bar of Michigan, he is involved with the Business Law, Public Corporation Law, Consumer Law, and Elder Law Sections, and the Condominium, Community Association and Housing Cooperative Law Committee. He is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association and works on the Real Property Law Committee, Real Property Law Condominium and AIA Construction Contracts Subcommittees and the Civil Practice Committee. Mr. Pentiuk is an active member of the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, the International Municipal Law Officers Association Committee for Legislative Advocacy, the Michigan Creditors Bar Association, the Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association, United Condominium Owners of Michigan (UCOM), Michigan Alliance of Cooperatives, MAHC (Midwest Association of Housing Cooperatives), NAHC (National Association of Housing Cooperatives), The National Association of Parliamentarians, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, APCO, IMLA, SWCCC, DADBA, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the Downriver Bar Association, the Christian Legal Society, the Christian Leadership Alliance, and is also licensed to practice in the District of Columbia. Editor, Detroit Law Review, 1980-1981. Computer Programmer, Ford Motor Company. Research Attorney, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1981. City Attorney, City of Riverview, Michigan, 1995. Corporation Counsel, City of Melvindale, 1992—. Special Counsel, 2004 and General Counsel, 2006—, Charter Township of Royal Oak. Corporate Attorney, Downriver Community Conference; Downriver Mutual Aid. Represent, Housing Commissions for Melvindale; Taylor and Royal Oak Township; Taylor Act 179 Authority; South Huron Valley Utility Authority; Riverview Economic Development Corporation; Downtown Development Authorities, Garden City, Melvindale, Southgate and Royal Oak; Wayne County. Chairman, Board of Directors, Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries. Serve, Board of Directors, Volunteers of American in Michigan. Former Chairman, Trenton Planning Commission. Named in Michigan Super Lawyers of 2007. National Association of Parliamentarians, 2010.


Practice areas


  1. Landlord & Tenant: 30%
    34 years
  2. Real Estate: 25%
    34 years
  3. State & Local Law: 25%
    34 years
  4. Business: 20%
    34 years



Hourly ($120-275/hour)

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Contact info

Pentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, P.C.

2915 Biddle Avenue Suite 200
Wyandotte, MI, 48192

111 West Washington St.
Suite 1201
Chicago, IL, 60602



DCActive 198507/10/2016
MIActive And In Good Standing198105/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Michigan Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerPentiuk, Couvreur & Kobiljak, PC1989 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Michigan Creditors Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - Present
Christian Legal SocietyAttorney Member2000 - Present
National Association of Housing CooperativesBoard Member2000 - Present
Midwest Association of Housing CooperativesVice President - Michigan1995 - Present
District of Columbia BarAdmitted to Practice1984 - Present
Detroit Metropolitan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Michigan Association of Municipal AttorneysMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA)MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Detroit College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Wayne State UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1976