Timothy J. Lozen

Email Contact- tlozen@lozenlaw.com

AVVO Rating:  10.0

Michigan Super Lawyer Rating:  2006 – 2012

Martindale Hubbel Peer Review Rating: Distinguished

 

Professional Experience

Tim is the founder of Lozen, Kovar & Lozen P.C. and has been practicing law since 1985.  His practice focuses on real estate and business law, municipal aw, environmental law, litigation, and assisting area businesses, municipalities, non-profits, and individuals with their legal needs.

Professional Memberships/Associations

  • Past Chairman, Real Estate Committee of Environmental Law Section of State Bar of Michigan
  • Member, Superfund Committee of Environmental Law Section of State Bar of Michigan
  • Past Chairman, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Statewide Public Advisory Council for Persistent Toxic Areas of Concern Program
  • Former United States Chairman, Bi-National Public Advisory Council to International Joint Commission’s St. Clair River Remedial Action Plan Team
  • Admitted to practice in all Michigan Courts, United States District Courts for Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court
  • Former Member, Governing Council of Environmental Law Section of State Bar of Michigan
  • Named a Michigan “Super Lawyer” seven years in a row
  • Director, St. Clair County Bar Association

Education

  • BS Alma College
  • MS in Resource Planning & Conservation, University of Michigan
  • Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, Detroit College of Law

Community Involvement

  • Former Mayor and City Council Member- City of Port Huron
  • Former Chairman- Friends of St. Clair River, Inc.
  • Former Director- Blue Water Land Conservancy
  • Chair – Francis J. Robinson Memorial Foundation
  • Past Chair- Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Board of Directors- Community Foundation of St. Clair County’s Blue Water Land Fund
  • Former Board Member- MainStreet Port Huron

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Litigation
  • Condemnation
  • Municipal Law
  • Water and Drain
  • Environmental Law

Published Works

  • New BEA and Due Care Rules, Environmental Management Association Commentary, Vol. 1, Issue 32, April, 1999
  • Environmental Assessments: Which Type Should You Use, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, January 20, 1997
  • Phase Is and BEAs: An Environmental Law Odyssey, Macomb County Bar Briefs, August, 1996
  • New Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate: Brownfield Development, Port Huron Chamber of Commerce, April, 1996
  • New Lead Paint Regulations Affect Housing Sales and Leases, Macomb County Bar Briefs, February, 1997
  • State Revamps Underground Storage Tank Regulatory Program, Macomb County Bar Briefs, June, 1994
  • Chapter, Toxic Substances, Michigan Environmental Law Deskbook, The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, August, 1992
  • Personal Liability of Corporate Officers, Directors and Shareholders under Environmental Laws, Detroit Legal News, March 6, 1991
  • New Toxicity Rule to Subject Many Businesses to Hazardous Waste Regulation, Michigan Environmental Law Letter, May, 1990

Classes / Seminars Taught

  • Environmental Law Update ’97, International Management Association, Port Huron, Michigan, January 14, 1997
  • Making Lemons into Lemonade, Creating Goodwill from Enforcement Actions, The Liquid and Solid Industrial Control Association, September 7, 1994
  • Remedial Action Plans in Michigan, Detroit College of Law Environmental Law Society Symposium on Biodiversity, March 25, 1994
  • Sustaining the Momentum of the RAP Process, International Joint Commission Biennial Meeting, October 21, 1993
  • Alphabet Soup of Environmental Law Affecting Real Estate Transactions, Macomb County Bar Association, June 7, 1993
  • Regulation of Wetlands in Michigan – Don’t Get Bogged Down, St. Clair County Board of Realtors, November 21, 1991
  • Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedures – Deadline Approaching or Small Quantity Generators, Michigan Manufacturers Association, March 26, 1991
  • TCLP – Environmental Trip Wire for Trouble, Michigan Manufacturers Association, September 17, 1990
  • Shutting Up Tight – Closure Under Michigan’s Act 641 Rules, Liquid Industrial Control Association – Gen Sem ’89’, September 15, 1989
  • Business Law – St. Clair County Community College, 1985-1987