Michigan HOA Attorneys

E. Joseph Wloszek, Member

Joseph Wloszek

E. Joseph Wloszek

Position: Senior Attorney
Location: 37085 Grand River Ave., Ste 200
Farmington, MI 48335
E-Mail: jwloszek@hirzellaw.com
Tel: (248) 397-6596

E. Joseph Wloszek is a Senior Attorney at Hirzel Law, PLC. where he focuses his practice on community association law, condominium law, homeowners association law, commercial litigation, commercial real estate and general real estate matters. Mr. Wloszek has extensive litigation and trial experience in state and federal courts involving commercial litigation issues and real estate matters. He frequently represents community associations, corporate entities and private individuals throughout Michigan. He is a Certified Real Estate Continuing Education Instructor through the State of Michigan and the immediate past Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association’s Real Estate Committee.

  • Michigan “Rising Star” in real estate law by Super Lawyers Magazine (2013–2019). Designation given to no more than 2.5% of the attorneys in Michigan each year.
  • Michigan Top Lawyer.com – Top Lawyer in Real Estate Law (2016). Designation given to no more than 1.25% of the lawyers in the State of Michigan.
  • Top Lawyer, Commercial Law and Litigation, DBusiness Magazine (2014).
  • “10 Best” 2018 Client Satisfaction award from the American Institute of Legal Counsel TM. A significant achievement recognized by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. The AIOLC looks for attorneys who have achieved unparalleled success in their field but mostly have done so for the benefit of their clients.
  • Common Bylaw Violations & How to Handle Them, Webinar, October 2020
  • Reopening your Community Association after Coronavirus, Webinar, July 2020
  • Issues Facing the Residential Real Estate Practitioner During and After Covid 19, Webinar , May 2020
  • Common Bylaw Violations and How to Handle Them,” Hirzel Law Seminar, September 26, 2019
  • Modifications of the Future – Electric Vehicles, Solar Power and Drones,” CAI-Michigan Seminar, September 25, 2019
  • Short Term Rentals: History, Recent Case Law and Creative Solutions,” Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, July 12, 2019
  • Condominium & Homeowners Association Insurance 101,” Co-presentation with Maris Brown Insurance Group,  May 15, 2019
  • Navigating Michigan’s Changing Real Estate Environment, Boyne Falls, MI July 2019 
  • Director Boot Camp – Condo 101, Ypsilanti MI, May 2019
  • Dissolution of Protective Orders and an Attorneys Duties at the End of a Case,” presentation for the OCBA Inns of Court “Protective Orders” seminar, Bloomfield Hills, MI, March 14, 2018
  • “Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law,” presentation for Sterling Education Services “Landlord-Tenant Law: How to Prosper in the New Market” seminar, Troy, MI, December 9, 2014
  • Common and Developing Issues for Michigan Commercial Landlords: A Legal Perspective,” presentation for the Building Owners and Management Association, Detroit, MI, June 19, 2014
  • The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Current Trends and Issues,” presentation for the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel “Business Law: Learning from the Past, Navigating the Future,” Detroit, MI, May 14, 2014
  • Wayne State University Law School Moot Court Firm Visit, panel discussion, Detroit, MI, August 19, 2013
  • Obtaining a Job Without Fall OCI: Practical Tips,” Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, MI, October 11, 2012
  • Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing,” presentation for the Building Owners and Management Association, Southfield, MI, April 19, 2012
  • Wayne State University Law School Career Services Office “Spring is in the Air” presenter, Detroit, MI, March 22, 2012
  • Residential Use v. Non-Residential Use in Michigan Condominiums, http://micondolaw.com, July 2, 2019
  • Is your Association Protected Against Theft, Embezzlement and Fraud?, http://micondolaw.com, September 24, 2018
  • Mailboxes in Michigan Condominiums and HOAs, http://micondolaw.com, March 28, 2018
  • Prohibiting and Handling “Dangerous Animals” in an Association, Community Association News, Spring 2018
  • Case Law Update: Nottingham Village Condo Ass’n v. Pensom: Litigation Evaluation Meetings, http://micondolaw.com, December 15, 2017
  • Security Cameras in Michigan Condominium Projects, http://micondolaw.com, June 26, 2017
  • Legal Update: Slip and Falls on the Condominium Premises and the Open and Obvious Doctrine, http://micondolaw.com, April 18, 2017
  • House Bill 4463: Proposed Law Would Allow LLC’s to Pursue Landlord/Tenant Evictions without an Attorney, https://michiganrelaw.com, April 6, 2017
  • What Happens When Condominium Documents Conflict?, http://micondolaw.com, March 8, 2017
  • Are Tenants Required to Strictly Adhere to “Option to Renew” Language in a Lease?”, https://michiganrelaw.com, March 7, 2017
  • How to Revive a Defunct Michigan Homeowners Association, http://micondolaw.com, January 31, 2017
  • Can Clearly Unenforceable Deed Restrictions Create Potential Liability for Your Association, http://micondolaw.com, October 19, 2016
  • Pet Size or Weight Restrictions in Michigan Condominiums, http://micondolaw.com, August 30, 2016
  • Architectural Control: Sculptures, Statues, Lawn Ornaments, Birdbaths and Other Items on the Common Elements or Lots, http://micondolaw.com, July 13, 2016
  • Quorum Issues in Michigan Condominium Associations, http://micondolaw.com, June 1, 2016
  • Potential Change in the Law: House Bill 5546 (2016): Adverse Possession Time Increased to 30 Years, http://micondolaw.com, April 28, 2016
  • Taxes in Your Michigan Condominium or Homeowners’ Association: Is Your Association Current with the IRS?, http://micondolaw.com, April 12, 2016
  • Seven Instances When a Michigan Condominium Association Requires Mortgagee Approval to Amend its Condominium Documents, Community Association News, Spring 2016
  • Hoarding in Your Condominium: What Every Association and Property Manager Should Know, http://micondolaw.com, March 11, 2016
  • Proposed Changes to FHA Condominium Project Approval Process, http://micondolaw.com, February 2, 2016
  • The Difference Between an Officer and a Director: Selection, Removal and Eligibility Restrictions, http://micondolaw.com, January 26, 2016
  • Water in Your Condominium Unit? What Every Co-owner and Association Should Know, http://micondolaw.com, December 15, 2015
  • Legal Update: Slip and Fall on the Condominium Premises: Does the Condominium Owe a Statutory Duty to its Co-owners, http://micondolaw.com, November 6, 2015
  • Legal Update: Michigan House Bill 4861: Only Resident Co-owners would be Eligible for the Board of Directors, http://micondolaw.com, September 14, 2015
  • What Happens When Someone Slips and Falls on Condominium Property?, Community Association News, Fall 2015
  • Joe Wloszek & Brandan Hallaq, Major Revisions to the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act: Why Michigan Condominium Associations Should Take Note, 42 Mich. Real Prop. Rev. 41-46 (2015)
  • When and How to Amend Your Michigan Condominium Documents (Part One: When to Amend),  http://micondolaw.com, August 11, 2015
  • When and How to Amend Your Michigan Condominium Documents (Part Two: How to Amend), http://micondolaw.com, August 17, 2015
  • Seven Instances When a Michigan Condominium Association Requires Mortgagee Approval to Amend its Condominium Documents, http://micondolaw.com, June 29, 2015
  • Legal Update: Michigan House Bill No. 4038 Would Allow Eviction Notices by E-mail, Facebook or Other Social Media, http://micondolaw.com, March 19, 2015
  • Six Major Revisions to the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act: Should your Condominium Association Revise its Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws?, http://micondolaw.com, February 18, 2015
  • Should Your Michigan Condominium Association Obtain FHA Certification?, http://micondolaw.com, January 26, 2015
  • Transitioning from Developer Control to Nondeveloper Co-Owner Control: Five Practical Steps Every Condominium Should Take, http://micondolaw.com, December 29, 2014
  • Why Property Managers are Not the Enemy: A Value Proposition, http://micondolaw.com, November 10, 2014
  • Construction Law: A Survey of Michigan Law June 1, 2012 – May 31, 2013, Wayne Law Review, 58 Wayne L. Rev. 958 (2013)


University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2007

Hillsdale College
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

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