Attorney Ronald K. Weiner is 69th president of the Michigan Association for Justice


LANSING—On June 1, Attorney Ronald K. Weiner began his tenure as the 69th President of the Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ). Weiner’s one-year term runs from June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022. Steve Pontoni, MAJ Executive Director, made the announcement.

“I am incredibly honored that my fellow trial lawyers have entrusted me with the task of guiding MAJ as the 69th president of our organization,” Weiner stated. “This is the proudest moment of my legal career.” 

Weiner continued, “I am especially grateful to immediate Past President Donna MacKenzie for her tireless dedication and advocacy on behalf of our clients.” 

Weiner, a partner at Lipton Law Center, PC, in Southfield, handles cases involving medical malpractice, nursing home neglect and automobile/no-fault.

He joined MAJ in 1996 and has served as an officer in the association for the past four years. Weiner also co-moderates MAJ’s annual Seminar in the Snow in Bellaire.

“MAJ is a unique organization. Despite the industry’s constant competition for clients and sometimes opposing interests, our trial lawyers all want the best for one another,” Weiner said. “Our organization stands together in the face of adversity, and we come out stronger on the other side of it all. I couldn’t be more proud to work with the talented professionals that make up our organization.”

Weiner received his B.A. from University of Michigan and his law degree from Syracuse University College of Law. He is a case evaluator in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne Counties and serves as an arbitrator for various attorneys in southeast Michigan.

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. Weiner also serves as a hearing panelist for the Attorney Discipline Board and is a board member and past president for Gilda’s Club of Metro Detroit.

Along with Weiner, new MAJ officers for 2021-22 are:

President-Elect – Stuart A. Sklar, Fabian, Sklar, King & Liss, PC, Farmington Hills;

Vice President – Jennifer L. McManus, Fagan McManus, PC, Royal Oak;

Secretary – Eric Steinberg, Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, PC, Southfield; 

Treasurer – Nicholas Andrews, Liss, Seder & Andrews, PC, Bloomfield Hills;

Immediate Past President – Donna M. MacKenzie, Olsman MacKenzie Peacock & Wallace, PC, Berkley

The Michigan Association for Justice, formerly the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association (MTLA), is a trade association of over 1,300 attorneys who represent individuals in injury, employment, civil rights and criminal matters. The organization’s staff has offices

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