B.A., University of Michigan, Dearborn, 1982
J.D., University of Detroit School of Law, 1985
Eastern District of Michigan, 1985
Northern District of Ohio, 1989
State Bar of Michigan
Washtenaw County Bar Association
Mr. Whitman has practiced Insurance defense law for over thirty years. He has Tried more than 125 cases to verdict. His significant cases are listed below.
Mr. Whitman serves as a neutral mediator for private facilitation, in cases through out Michigan and the mid-west. A facilitation can be scheduled by contacting his office at (734) 930-5600.
Mr. Whitman is a frequent speaker for ICLE, and runs the Garan, Lucow, Miller, Deposition and Trial Boot Camp training series.
He has been invited to speak at The Brain Injury Legal Conference as well as numerous insurance company training programs.
Mr. Whitman serves on the Washtenaw County Case Evaluation Committee and also serves as a Case Evaluator in Washtenaw and Lenawee Counties.
Estate of Vincent Jones v Detroit Public Schools
Farhat v USAA
Heikkila v Sevegny
People v Abdul-Aziz
People v Gervel
People v O’Banner
Conely v Adrian Police Department
Garges v Todd
Livingston v Farm Bureau
Bamm v Farm Bureau
Masinda v Farm Bureau
Sauter v Farm Bureau
Walker v Farm Bureau
Township of Salem v Allied Waste
Ypsilanti Township v Washtenaw County
Cebreco v Worldwide Insurance
Lagos v Maple Storage
Clark v Progressive
Vitale v State Auto
Anderson v Knowlton
Ilicin v Citizens
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