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Jason R. Canvasser

Member
Office

Detroit

500 Woodward Ave
Suite 3500
Detroit, MI 48226
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Fax: 313.309.6857
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Education
J.D., Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 2006
B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2003
State Bar Licenses
Michigan
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan

Jason R. Canvasser

Member

Jason R. Canvasser is a Member in Clark Hill's Detroit office where he practices in the Litigation Practice Group. Jason’s practice focuses on advising clients on best practices for managing and avoiding potential risks and liabilities.  Jason has broad experience representing clients in general litigation matters that include complex commercial cases, contractual disputes, defense of premise liability and auto negligence claims, landlord-tenant matters, and issues relating bankruptcy/creditor’s rights.  Jason has significant experience in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts and has been admitted pro hac vice in multiple out of state matters. 

As part of his practice, Jason also routinely represents national clients on a number of issues relating to the sale of alcohol, both on-site and off-site.  These clients include restaurants, bars, pharmacies, grocery stores, manufactures, distributors, hotels, and convenience stores.  As part of that representation, Jason regularly advises clients, among other things, on issues relating to alcohol promotions, tasting events, sampling promotions, charity events, and zoning issues.  As a result of Jason’s vast experience, he is in frequent contact with the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) and works closely with the MLCC commissioners to achieve his client’s desired goals.

Additionally, Jason handles all aspects of cannabis related licensing, land use and litigation in Michigan.

Jason received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, where he was a member of the Wayne State Law Review. He is admitted to practice in Michigan and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. He is also a frequent lecturer for Lorman Education Services on the Enforcement of Judgments.

Memberships
State Bar of Michigan
International Council of Shopping Centers
Detroit Symphony Orchestra's NextGen Committee
City of Birmingham Board of Zoning Appeals
News
Clark Hill Attorneys Jason R. Canvasser, Ronald M. Stern and Paul S. Magy to Present at the International Council of Shopping Centers Michigan Continuing Education Program for Real Estate Professionals, February 14, 2019Clark Hill Announces the Election of 16 Senior Attorneys & Senior Counsel as Members, and the Promotion of 18 Associates to Senior AttorneyClark Hill Attorneys Mike Walsh and Jason Canvasser to Speak at MSU Food Law Program in Lansing, MIClark Hill Attorney Jason R. Canvasser Presented “Enforcements of Judgments” Webinar for Lorman Education Services May 23, 2017Clark Hill Attorney Jason R. Canvasser Re-Appointed to City of Birmingham’s Board of Zoning AppealsClark Hill Attorney Jason R. Canvasser Presented “Enforcements of Judgments” Webinar for Lorman Education Services November 11, 2016Sixty Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2016 Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising StarsClark Hill Attorneys to Present at International Council of Shopping Centers Michigan Continuing Education Program for Real Estate Professionals February 11, 2016 in Novi, MI Clark Hill Attorney Jason Canvasser Appointed to City of Birmingham’s Board of Zoning AppealsClark Hill Attorney Jason R. Canvasser to Present “Enforcements of Judgments” Webinar for Lorman Education Services November 24, 2015Clark Hill Attorneys Kevin Hendrick, Jay Berger and Jason Canvasser to Present at BOMA Premises Liability Brown Bag Series Seminar October 6, 2015Sixty-Five Clark Hill Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers 2015 ListClark Hill Attorneys Jason R. Canvasser and Serene K. Zeni Present Webinar to Michigan Association of Neuropathic Physicians June 15, 2015Clark Hill Announces Attorneys Elected to Membership, Promotions to Senior Attorney