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As a student of law, Jim Kolosowsky received the highest student honors in Family Law and Interviewing and Counseling. His academic achievements earned him a position as the Senior Associate Editor of the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review; several honors scholarships; and a graduate ranking in the top 12% of his law school class.


As a trial attorney, Jim has tried cases at the highest level, receiving acquittals in capital cases ranging from Armed Robbery to Murder.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    4 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 5%
    4 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 5%
    4 years
  4. Child Support: 5%
    4 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



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Contact info

JK Law

221 Oak St.
Paw Paw, MI, 49079


MIActive And In Good Standing201205/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of merit Family LawThomas M. Cooley Law SchoolN/A
Certificate of merit Interviewing and CounselingThomas M. Cooley Law SchoolN/A
Honors ScholarshipThomas M. Cooley Law SchoolN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerJK LAW P.C.2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Appellate Defenders Orgmember2013 - Present
Michigan Assigned AppellateAttorney2013 - Present
Criminal Defense Attorneys of MichiganMember2012 - 2014
Thomas M. Cooley Law ReviewSenior Associate Editor2008 - 2009
Federal Student Bar AssociationVice President2008 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
MurderDefendant found not guilty by jury
Armed RobberyDefendant found not guilty by jury
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Publication nameTitleDate
Michigan Bar JournalFunding Expert Witnesses for Indigent Defendants: A Model for Unequal Protection2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Grand Valley State UniversityCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1990