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Jack O. Kalmink

Of Counsel
fax +1 313.309.6931

Jack O. Kalmink represents clients in the insurance, retail, and hospitality industries in litigation and environmental matters. He assists with class action and commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and product liability matters.

He practices primarily in the area of litigation, where he has experience in bench and jury trials in both state and federal courts. His responsibilities cover class action, antitrust, copyright, and tobacco litigation. His experience includes such diverse areas as aircraft accidents, product liability, personal injury, environmental contamination, industrial accidents, chemical exposure, commercial warranties, transportation litigation including freight loss and damage claims, shareholder disputes, and real estate controversies. He is primarily responsible for the defense of product liability claims made against major national and international food producers and processors. The claims are usually for personal injuries resulting from serious food contamination or container failures, such as exploding jars and bottles.


J.D., cum laude, Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1974
B.A., Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1969


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Federal Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section

Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

Oakland County Bar Association, Employment Relations Section

State Bar of Michigan, Sections on Family Law, Labor Relations Law, Legal Economics, Negligence Law

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U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan
Supreme Court of Michigan
Michigan Court of Appeals