2019 SUPER LAWYERS RISING STARS AWARD RECIPIENTS JOHN CALVIN , BRANDAN HALLAQ, KEVIN HIRZEL AND JOE WLOSZEK
Congratulations to John Calvin, Brandan Hallaq, Kevin Hirzel and Joe Wloszek of Hirzel Law, PLC on being selected as Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2019. Being named a “Rising Star” is a significant honor as no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state are awarded this designation each year. Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Michigan via a patented multi-phase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. This prestigious award is reserved for attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger, or attorneys who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Recognition and appreciation go a long way in creating and maintaining a successful career in the law. Kudos to these esteemed attorneys on being acknowledged as Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
John F. Calvin is an attorney with Hirzel Law, PLC where he focuses his practice on community association law, condominium law, litigation and real estate law. Mr. Calvin represents condominium associations and homeowners associations in collecting unpaid assessments, enforcing bylaws and restrictive covenants, and in matters relating to probate issues, creditors’ rights in bankruptcy, civil rights violations, foreclosure issues, and other real estate and corporate matters. In addition to being an experienced litigator, Mr. Calvin routinely attends community association meetings and has a great deal of experience navigating corporate governance issues. He has been recognized as a Michigan “Rising Star” by SuperLawyers in 2016, 2017, and 2018. This prestigious award is given to no more than 2.5% of the attorneys in Michigan each year. He can be reached at (248) 478-1800 or [email protected].
Brandan A. Hallaq is an attorney with Hirzel Law, PLC where he dedicates the majority of his practice to representing condominium and homeowner’s associations. He frequently litigates cases involving contract disputes, shareholder/member disputes, quiet title actions to determine interests in property, enforcement of restrictive covenants, real estate foreclosure actions, and bankruptcy matters representing creditors. He also has experience preparing documents for business and real estate transactions including purchase agreements, franchise agreements, loan/financing documents and commercial and residential leases and mortgages. In 2018, he was recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a designation that is given to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the State of Michigan. Mr. Hallaq obtained his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School where he served as an editor on the Wayne Law Review. He can be reached at (248) 478-1800 or at [email protected].
Kevin Hirzel is the Managing Member of Hirzel Law, PLC and concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, community association law, condominium law, Fair Housing Act compliance, homeowners association and real estate law. Mr. Hirzel is a fellow in the College of Community Association Lawyers, a prestigious designation given to less than 175 attorneys in the country. He has been a Michigan Super Lawyer’s Rising Star in Real Estate Law from 2013-2019, an award given to only 2.5% of the attorneys in Michigan each year. Mr. Hirzel has been named a Leading Lawyer in Condominium & HOA law by Leading Lawyers Magazine in 2018 and 2019, an award given to less than 5% of the attorneys in Michigan each year. He represents community associations, condominium associations, cooperatives, homeowners associations, property owners and property managers throughout Michigan. He may be reached at (248) 478-1800 or [email protected].
Joe Wloszek is a Member of Hirzel Law, PLC where he focuses his practice on condominium and homeowner’s association law, commercial litigation, commercial real estate, large contractual disputes, and related real estate matters. Mr. Wloszek has been a Super Lawyers Rising Star in Real Estate Law from 2013-2018, an award given to only 2.5% of the attorneys in Michigan each year. He was also named a Top Lawyer in commercial law by DBusiness Magazine in 2014, a Michigan Top Lawyer in real estate law by Michigan Top Lawyers in 2016 and the Pro Bono Volunteer Attorney of the Year in 2014 by Michigan Community Resources. He is a Certified Real Estate Continuing Education Instructor through the State of Michigan and the past Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association Real Estate Committee. He can be reached at (248) 478-1800 or [email protected].