Hon. John E. Dewane

Hon. John E. Dewane: Attorney with Kotz Sangster Wysocki P.C. AV stamp icon
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Delta Theta Phi. The Honorable John E. Dewane, recently retired Berrien County Circuit Court Judge, leads Kotz Sangster's office in St. Joseph, Michigan. He has an extensive background in public sector work, commercial litigation, and labor and employment law. Prior to taking the Bench in 2008, he had a successful private practice in St. Joseph spanning nearly 40 years.John has a sterling reputation both in the legal community and the community at large, due in part to his depth of experience and dedication to client services. He is an active member of numerous professional, civic and community organizations. John's specialized legal skills complement the expanding range of services offered to clients throughout Southwest and West Michigan.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Master Lawyers Section

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
313-334-7023  Phone
269.287.2000  Phone
269.281.7964  Fax
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.S., 1966
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan, J.D., 1969
Year of First Admission:
1969, Texas; 1970, Michigan
Berrien County (President, 1989-1990) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Michigan (Representative Assembly, 2002-2003); State Bar of Texas; Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel; Association of Insurance Attorneys.

Peer Reviews

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St. Joseph, Michigan