Daniel G. Beyer

Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC

Attorney, Mediator & Arbitrator
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103


Commercial, Contract, Creditor's Rights, Healthcare, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Wrongful Death


Bachelor of Arts, Albion College, 1976, cum laude.

Juris Doctor, Washington and Lee University School of Law, 1979.



Associate, Kerr, Russell and Weber, 1979 - 1986

Partner and Member, Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC 1987 - Present

Licensed to practice in Michigan, 1979

Licensed to practice in Ohio, 1998



Case Evaluator, Wayne County Circuit Court

Case Evaluator, Oakland County Circuit Court

Certified Mediator, 2001


American Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Ohio State Bar Association

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Oakland County Bar Association

Negligence Committee, Chairman 1996-1997

Membership Advisory Council, 1997

Medical Legal Committee, Chairman 2004-2005

Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Michigan Defense Trial Counsel

Negligence, Real Estate and Health Care Law sections of Michigan Bar

Michigan Land Title Association – Member 2011

Rated AV by American Bar Association

American Board of Trial Advocates - 2013



PRACTICE AREAS:                        

Medical Malpractice, Real Estate litigation and title insurance claims,
Health Care Provider Licensing, Commercial Litigation, Motor Vehicle
Liability Law, Employment Law



City of Birmingham Board of Canvassers, 2003-2013

City of Birmingham Hearing Officer, 2006-2010

City of Birmingham Presidents’ Council of Neighborhood Associations, member and President, 2008 - 2012

Birmingham Estates Homeowners Association, Board Member 20003-2004; President 2004-2012





"When Does a Wrongful Death Claim Die of Old Age?"      Michigan Medicine, February 1985.


"The Significance of Charting in the Defense of Dentists," Journal of the Michigan Dental Association, February 1987.


“Medical Malpractice Reform - One Year Later,” Oakland County Bar Association publication Laches, No. 354, July 1995


“The Use of Learned Treatises under Michigan Rule of Evidence 707,” Oakland County Bar Association publication Laches, March 1998 (co-author)


"A Trial Lawyer's Perspective on Presenting the Litigated Real Property Case" Michigan Real Property Review, Spring 2013.



Speaker of Michigan State Medical Society program "Starting Your Practice," 1990 and 1992.


Moderator, Oakland County Bar Association Negligence Committee presentation on Medical Malpractice Reform - April 1994


Speaker, National Business Institute seminar on Medical Malpractice Reform Statute, 1994


Speaker at Medical Malpractice Seminar sponsored by National Business Institute, 1995, 2001, 2002


Who’s Who in American Law, listed starting in 1998


Presenter, Annapolis Hospital Risk Management Symposium, February 2004


Presenter, Oakland County Bar Association State of the Law Day, October 29, 2004


Presenter, Special Focus Group Radiological Society of North America Conference, Pros and Cons of Expert Testimony, November 29, 2004, Chicago, IL


Presenter, Michigan State Medical Society Risk Management Seminar, Troy, Michigan, March 23, 2005;

Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 5, 2006.


Presenter, Residential Property Tax Appeals, City of Birmingham, 2007 to 2010 (annual presentations).


“Malpractice in the Real World” presentation to Wayne State University School of Physical Therapy, April 9, 2010.


Webinar Presenter, “Avoiding Medical Malpractice-Basics for Doctors," Exec Sense, Inc. August 20, 2010.

Daniel G. Beyer is a Member of Kerr Russell. Mr. Beyer’s practice involves litigation and trial work in personal injury matters, including medical malpractice, motor vehicle claims, and general negligence, lenders and owners title claims, insurance coverage, commercial matters and consumer claims.  Mr. Beyer has tried over 50 cases in the Circuit and Federal Courts in Michigan. He has appeared before the Michigan Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit and the Michigan Supreme Court. He is also a Certified Mediator and represents physicians and other health care providers in licensing and regulatory matters.

Mr. Beyer is licensed in Michigan and Ohio and is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Ohio State Bar Association, Oakland County Bar Association, Association of Defense Trial Counsel Michigan Defense, Trial Counsel and Michigan Land Title Association. He has authored articles and given presentations on health care issues, property taxation and other civil litigation matters. He is listed in “Who’s Who in American Law.”

Mr. Beyer is a graduate, cum laude, of Albion College and the Washington and Lee University School of Law.

Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC

Detroit Center Suite 2500

500 Woodward Avenue

Detroit, Michigan 48226-3427

Phone: (313) 961-0200

Fax:    (313) 961-0388

Email:  [email protected]  

Kerr Russell Oakland County Office

Columbia Center Suite 260

201 West Big Beaver Road

Troy, Michigan 48084

Phone: (248) 740-9820

Fax: (248) 740-9840


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