John P. Charters

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Troy, MI

Charters Tyler Zack & Shearer, P.C.
 | 820 Kirts Boulevard, Suite 400
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: 248-362-4700
Fax: 248-362-1030
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney John P. Charters is a partner at The Law Offices of Charters, Tyler, Zack & Shearer, P.C., in Troy, Michigan. Mr. Charters focuses his practice exclusively on workers’ compensation law. He is qualified to practice in the state and federal courts of Michigan and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Mr. Charters has more than 45 years of experience. He is dedicated to his clients and helps them achieve successful resolutions in a variety of workers’ compensation matters. In addition to his practice, he served on the Military Appeals Tribunal for the State of Michigan in 2009 and 2010.

    As a result of his success, Mr. Charters has been listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” publication for more than 20 years. He is an AV Preeminent* peer review-rated attorney from Martindale-Hubbell and listed among the “top lawyers” by DBusiness magazine. He is also a fellow in The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers and a member of the Michigan Workers’ Compensation Hall of Fame.

    An active member of the Michigan legal community, Mr. Charters is an executive board member of the Michigan Association for Justice. He regularly lectures on workers’ compensation topics to various groups throughout Michigan and previously served on the State Bar of Michigan’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section council.

    Mr. Charters attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and following graduation, served his country in Vietnam.  He then earned his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and became a member of the State Bar of Michigan in 1974.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Workers' Compensation: Claimant


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    Admitted: 1974, Michigan

    Professional Webpage:


    • Fellow, College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, March, 2009
    • Michigan Workers’ Compensation Hall of Fame, June, 2014
    • One of the Outstanding Attorneys in the United States by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Michigan Super Lawyer
    • The Best Lawyers in America, since 1995
    • Named a Top Lawyer by dbusiness

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Michigan Association for Justice (formerly known as the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association), Executive Board Member
    • United States Supreme Court
    • State and Federal Courts of Michigan
    • State Bar of Michigan, Workers’ Compensation Law Section Council, Former Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Union Leaders and Labor Organizations throughout Southeastern Michigan, Speaker, Workers’ Compensation Rights
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    820 Kirts Boulevard
    Suite 400
    Troy, MI 48084

    Phone: 248-362-4700

    Fax: 248-362-1030

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