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Martin C. Weisman was born in Newark, New Jersey, on July 2, 1945. He was admitted to the Bar for the State of Michigan in 1970. Mr. Weisman received his education at Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A. Cum Laude in 1967); University of Michigan (J.D. in 1970).
Mr. Weisman is a member of the Detroit (Chairman Young Lawyers Section, 1974-75), Oakland County and American Bar Associations; the State Bar of Michigan (member of Young Lawyers Executive Counsel, 1973-76); Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Judicature Society, a former member of the Advisory Counsel of Real Estate and Money Magazine, a publication of the Banking Law Institute, member of Banking Law Institute, member of ABA Real Property Litigation Committee as well as the ABA ADR Committee, member of Real Property Law Section of State Bar Association of Michigan, Co-Chairman and founder of the ADR Committee of the Real Property Law Section, Chairman Oakland County Bar Association Circuit Court Committee (1987-88), charter member of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys, a Fellow of the Michigan State and Oakland County Bar Foundations, and is a partner in the law firm of Weisman, Young & Ruemenapp, P.C., 30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 428, Bingham Farms, Michigan 48025, (248) 258-2700, mweisman@wyrpc.com.

Mr. Weisman has specialized in commercial litigation for over 42 years, particularly in the areas of partnership, shareholder and banking disputes, has prepared materials for and lectured in numerous continuing legal education programs, has represented shareholders, partners, borrowers, lenders, buyers and sellers, has testified as an expert witness on various aspects of banking, lending, corporate/partnership and real estate practices, as well as in profession negligence matters, and has an active practice as a court appointed special master, arbitrator, mediator, and facilitator in commercial disputes.

Mr. Weisman's publications include "Constructing the Construction Loan@, MONEY & REAL ESTATE, November, 1985; "The Emerging Liability of Travel Agents and Tour Operators", LATCHES, November, 1995; "Liability of Travel Agents and Tour Operators for Personal Injuries of Travelers@, MICHIGAN BAR JOURNAL, March, 1995; "Resolution of Real Estate Partnership and Membership Disputes", Homeward Bound Seminars Real Property Law Section State Bar of Michigan, February, 2000; National Business Institute, Admissibility of Evidence & Expert Testimony in Michigan, November, 2004."Non-Neutral Parties Add Layer of Expense, A Neutral Arbitrator's View of Party Appointed Arbitrations", LAWYERS WEEKLY, April 6, 2009; "Mediators Should be Facilitators and Evaluators", LAWYERS WEEKLY, February 15, 2010; “Med/Arb:A Time and Cost-Effective Combination For Dispute Resolution”, LAWYERS WEEKLY, October 10, 2011; “Managing The Arbitration Process-Combining Carrots and Spurts to Determine Desired Process”; ICLE 10th Annual Advanced Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Institute, March 17, 2011. Mr. Weisman has written, lectured and has been a trainer on topics such as shareholder/partnership disputes and breakups, real estate, banking, professional negligence matters, expert testimony, and various alternative dispute resolution topics for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, American Arbitration Association University, Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan, Cooley Law School, Michigan State College of Law, and Wayne State University and has been one of the moving forces behind the adoption of the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act in Michigan.

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