Ron Weiner considers it a privilege to represent individuals against large corporations and insurance companies. Ron is a devoted advocate who zealously, yet respectfully, assures that his clients are on a level playing field.
Ron received his B.A. from University of Michigan in 1983 and his law degree from Syracuse University College of Law in 1987. He began his career as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Macomb County and has represented plaintiffs in a myriad of personal injury matters for over two decades. Ron primarily handles cases involving nursing home neglect, medical malpractice and automobile/no-fault. He has also litigated matters including defective products, dog bites, food contamination, worksite injuries and defamation.
Ron’s professional experience also includes authoring articles and presenting seminars. In three publications, he wrote the Wayne State University Law Review Annual Survey of Michigan Law – Torts. Annually he co-moderates the Michigan Association for Justice’s Seminar in the Snow in Bellaire, MI. Additionally Ron has guest lectured at area law schools on health care law and trial advocacy. He is a case evaluator in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties and serves as an arbitrator for various attorneys in southeastern Michigan.
Ron is a long-time board member of the Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ) and currently serves as President-Elect of the organization. He has been inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates. To gain membership in this selective organization, one must have extensive experience trying cases to a jury, as well as demonstrate civility and integrity in law practice.
He is also a member of the United States District Court Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Oakland County Bar Association, Macomb County Bar Association and American Association for Justice. He is a member and past chair of the Circuit Court Committee and Case Evaluation Committee in Oakland County. Ron serves as a hearing panelist for the Attorney Discipline Board.
Outside of the courtroom and legal life, Ron is a board member and the immediate past president for Gilda’s Club of Metro Detroit, an organization very dear to him, having lost several family members to cancer. Gilda’s Club provides programs, education and a warm venue for cancer patients and their families to ensure that no one has to face cancer alone.
Ron is married to Amy and they have two daughters, Hannah and Abigail.
Areas of Practice
- Nursing Home Neglect
- Medical Malpractice
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
- Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York
- J.D. - 1987
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
- B.A. - 1983
- Author, Wayne State University Law Review - Annual Survey of Michigan Law – Torts (2009, 2010, 2011)
- Author, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, Spring 1987, The Arab Boycott of Israel, a Private Right of Action Under the Export Administration Act
- Michigan Association for Justice: Annual Seminar in the Snow, Co-Moderator , 2005 to Present
- Michigan Association for Justice: 2017 Convention Seminar, Moderator - Advocacy Track
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Michigan Association for Justice, President-Elect
- American Board of Trial Advocates
- American Association for Justice
- Oakland County Circuit Court Committee, Past Chair
- Oakland County Case Evaluation Committee, Past Chair
- Oakland County Bar Association, Member
- Macomb County Bar Association, Member
Past Employment Positions
- Macomb County, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
- Zamplas, Nystrom, Johnson, Walker & Cavanaugh, Associate
- Lakin, Worsham & Victor, Associate
- Zamler, Mellen & Shiffman, Partner
Pro Bono Activities
- Gilda’s Club of Metro Detroit – Board Member, Past President