Attorney David Puskar's practice focuses on civil litigation, with an emphasis on commercial/business litigation, municipal litigation and insurance defense. Dave regularly represents corporate, municipal and individual clients in Courts throughout the State of Michigan, on matters which include business tort claims, commercial transactions, tax, municipal law, ordinance and development disputes, and real estate litigation. Dave has handled numerous matters through trial (both jury and bench), as well as alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as facilitation and case evaluation. In addition to his admission to practice in the Courts of the State of Michigan, Dave is admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. Dave also advises and represents creditors in, primarily, Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings.
While in law school, Dave completed externships with Ohio's Sixth District Court of Appeals and the Toledo Bar Association's Pro Bono Program. Dave was also a two year competition member of the University of Toledo's Trial Advocacy Team, earning the Most Outstanding Advocate award each year. Through his participation in UT's Trial Advocacy Program, Dave was selected to be a National Member of the Order of Barristers.