Kim J. Sveska

Kim J. Sveska: Attorney with Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC
  • Principal at Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC (25 Attorneys)
  • Cambridge Center, 38777 Six Mile Road, Suite 300, Livonia, MI 48152
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Biography

Kim is a Principal with Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip and began his legal career in 1993 after practicing pharmacy for approximately 15 years. He represents business in the defense of products liability and toxic tort litigation and defends pharmacists, physicians and other health care providers against malpractice claims. He has considerable experience handling complex litigation, managing science and medical issues, experts and related components of national litigation as well as the preparation of Daubert challenges to plaintiff experts.

Kim has successfully tried a number of cases to jury or directed verdict. Kim also represents physicians, pharmacists and pharmacies in business “start-up” activities including: buy-sell transactions, contracts, licensing agreements and other legal issues that arise for healthcare providers. Kim is routinely involved in health care related regulatory matters including compliance audits, licensing, and health care law issues.

Prior to his legal career, Kim practiced pharmacy in hospital, chain, and community pharmacy settings. Before leaving to practice law, he was a Director of Pharmacy in a hospital setting. Kim is active in and has held executive board and officer positions in a number of pharmacy organizations, including the American Society for Pharmacy Law (ASPL) and the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA). He is also a member in the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management (MSHRM) and the Negligence Section of the State Bar of Michigan.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Appeals
  • Business Issues
  • Environmental Law
  • Healthcare Issues
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Product Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Mass Torts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Pharmacy Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
734-742-1815  Phone
248-875-6220  Cell Phone
734-521-2379  Fax
www.fbmjlaw.com
University Attended:
Ferris State University, B.S., highest distinction, 1976; Wayne State University, M.S., highest distinction, 1984
Law School Attended:
Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992
Admission:
1992, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
Memberships:
State Bar of Michigan, Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA), Michigan Society of Hospital Pharmacists (MSHP), Oakland County Pharmacists Association, sits on the Education Committee of the American Society of Pharmacy Law (ASPL) and Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Managers (MSHRM).
ISLN:
900911611
Hobbies & interests:
Kim has been athletically inclined for most of his adult life, and when he is not in trial or getting ready for trial, he works out six days a week.He was an avid runner for many years, and then decided to take up karate with his son, “just for the exercise.” Fast forwarding to the present, Mr. Sveska and his son love karate, are 5th degree black belts and teach part-time in their dojo, Simply Isshinryu Karate & Fitness in Wixom, MI. Another favorite pastime for Kim is wine making. He and his wife Barb, and law partner, Rich Baron and his wife Nancy, spend their free time developing high-quality and oftentimes award-winning varieties of wine.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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