Joe Wloszek is a Senior Attorney at Hirzel Law, PLC where he focuses his practice on residential and commercial real estate disputes, condominium and homeowner’s association law, commercial litigation, large contractual disputes, and related real estate matters.
Mr. Wloszek has extensive litigation and trial experience in state and federal courts involving commercial litigation issues and real estate matters. He frequently represents community associations, co-owners, builders, developers, landlords, mortgage brokers and private individuals throughout Michigan. He is a Certified Real Estate Continuing Education Instructor through the State of Michigan and he is the past Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association’s Real Estate Committee.
Mr. Wloszek has authored numerous articles and served as a speaker for various groups including the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, the Building Owners and Managers Association, the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, CAI-Michigan Chapter, and Wayne State University. Mr. Wloszek has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in Real Estate Law from 2013-2021, 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 also a Certified Real Estate Continuing Education Instructor through the State of Michigan and the former Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association Real Estate Committee.
Mr. Wloszek graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law where he was a member of Moot Court Board of Advocates and participated in the national Dean Jerome Prince Evidence Competition in Brooklyn, New York. Also during law school, Mr. Wloszek interned with Justice Markman of the Michigan Supreme Court, he was Student Chapter President of the Federalist Society, he was selected as a Member of the prestigious American Inns of Court and he received the Book Award for Property law.
If you are in need of legal representation, please e-mail or call (248) 478-1800 to schedule a consultation with Joe Wloszek.
Prohibiting and Handling “Dangerous Animals” in an Association, Community Association News, Spring 2018
Seven Instances When a Michigan Condominium Association Requires Mortgagee Approval to Amend its Condominium Documents, Community Association News, Spring 2016
Joe Wloszek & Brandan Hallaq, Major Revisions to the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act: Why Michigan Condominium Associations Should Take Note, 42 Mich. Real Prop. Rev. 41-46 (Summer 2015)
Construction Law: A Survey of Michigan Law June 1, 2012 – May 31, 2013, Wayne Law Review, 58 Wayne L. Rev. 958 (2013)
“Home Based Business Restrictions”, State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section Summer Conference, July, 2022.
“Common Bylaw Violations and How to Handle Them: 2020 Update,” Hirzel Law Seminar, October 22, 2020
“Reopening Your Community Association After Coronavirus,” Hirzel Law Seminar, June 4, 2020
“Common Bylaw Violations and How to Handle Them,” Hirzel Law Seminar, September 26, 2019
“Modifications of the Future – Electric Vehicles, Solar Power and Drones,” CAI-Michigan Seminar, September 25, 2019
“Short Term Rentals: History, Recent Case Law and Creative Solutions,” Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, July 12, 2019
“Condominium & Homeowners Association Insurance 101,” Co-presentation with Maris Brown Insurance Group, May 15, 2019
“Dissolution of Protective Orders and an Attorneys Duties at the End of a Case,” presentation for the OCBA Inns of Court “Protective Orders” seminar, Bloomfield Hills, MI, March 14, 2018
“Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law,” presentation for Sterling Education Services “Landlord-Tenant Law: How to Prosper in the New Market” seminar, Troy, MI, December 9, 2014
“Common and Developing Issues for Michigan Commercial Landlords: A Legal Perspective,” presentation for the Building Owners and Management Association, Detroit, MI, June 19, 2014
“The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Current Trends and Issues,” presentation for the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel “Business Law: Learning from the Past, Navigating the Future,” Detroit, MI, May 14, 2014
Wayne State University Law School Moot Court Firm Visit, panel discussion, Detroit, MI, August 19, 2013
“Obtaining a Job Without Fall OCI: Practical Tips,” Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, MI, October 11, 2012
“Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing,” presentation for the Building Owners and Management Association, Southfield, MI, April 19, 2012
Wayne State University Law School Career Services Office “Spring is in the Air” presenter, Detroit, MI, March 22, 2012
2022 Super Lawyer, Michigan Super Lawyers
2021 Rising Star, Michigan Super Lawyers
2020 Rising Star, Michigan Super Lawyers
2019 Rising Star, Michigan Super Lawyers
2018 Rising Star, Michigan Super Lawyers
2017 Rising Star, Michigan Super Lawyers
2016 Michigan Top Lawyer, Real Estate, Michigan Top Lawyers
2016 Rising Star, Michigan Super Lawyers
2015 Rising Star, Michigan Super Lawyers
2014 Pro Bono Volunteer Attorney of the Year, Michigan Community Resources
2014 Top Lawyer, Commercial Law and Litigation, DBusiness Magazine