John D. Gwyn

  • Attorney
  • Livonia, Michigan Office

John D. Gwyn is an attorney in our Livonia office where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation, real estate and community association law. He has broad and extensive experience of over 25 years in matters involving commercial and consumer litigation primarily focused on the representation of community associations and financial institutions.

Overview

John D. Gwyn is an attorney in our Livonia office where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation, real estate law, and community association law. He has broad and extensive experience of over 25 years in matters involving commercial and consumer litigation primarily focused on the representation of community associations and financial institutions. Mr. Gwyn currently represents developers, condominium and HOA associations regarding matters involving real estate, contract, and construction issues. He has handled all facets of litigation in matters related to bylaw violations enforcement, collections, corporate civil rights defense and creditor bankruptcy matters. Mr. Gwyn has also spent a significant part of his legal career representing banks and credit unions in proceedings related to compliance, negotiable instruments, construction lien foreclosures, receiverships, fraud litigation, probate and collections.

He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of Michigan in 1986 and earned a Juris Doctorate Degree from the former Detroit College of Law, now known as the Michigan State University College of Law, in 1990. After attending Kings College in London, England, he became a graduate of the Institute for International Legal Studies.

Mr. Gwyn’s affiliations include the State Bar of Michigan (SBM), with membership in the Consumer and Bankruptcy Sections; the Oakland County Bar Association; the Detroit chapter of the Consumer Bankruptcy Association (CBA); the Community Associations Institute (CAI); the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI); the United Condominium Owners of Michigan (UCOM); and the Commercial Law League of America (CLLA). As a former Young Lawyers Section Chairman of the Macomb County Bar Association, Mr. Gwyn received the Association’s Special Service Award. He also served as a member of the Pro Bono Division of the Macomb County Legal Aid Bureau and has contributed to various legal publications throughout his career.

Education

Michigan State University College of Law (Detroit College of Law), J.D., 1990
University of San Diego Law School, graduate of Institute for International Studies (Kings College-London, England), 1987
University of Michigan, B.A., Communications, 1986

Memberships and Associations

State Bar of Michigan
– Consumer Section
– Bankruptcy Section
The United Condominium Owners of Michigan (UCOM)
Community Associations Institute (CAI)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Association (CBA)
Commercial Law League of America (CLLA)
Macomb County Bar Association (MCBA), Former Young Lawyers Section Chairperson
Pro Bono Division staff attorney for Macomb County Legal Aid Bureau (MCLAB)

Presentations & Articles

Mr. Gwyn frequently provides educational and training seminars on community association topics.

Published Articles

Attorneys Participate in CAI Conference and Expo

Attorneys from the Firm’s Community Association and Real Estate Law practice group are at the Community Associations Institute (CAI) Annual Conference and Expo today, Friday, March 6.  If you are…

Jurisdiction and Court Admissions

Michigan State Courts

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Education

Michigan State University College of Law (Detroit College of Law), J.D., 1990
University of San Diego Law School, graduate of Institute for International Studies (Kings College-London, England), 1987
University of Michigan, B.A., Communications, 1986