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Paul J. Palgut

Paul J. Palgut ~ Of-Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation


Paul Palgut is an of-counsel associate with J. Timothy Esper & Associates since 2010. Paul Palgut brings 35 years of workers' compensation experience to the firm and is available to respond to your inquiries regarding any workers’ compensation claim.


  • Born Cleveland, Ohio 1945
  • Grew up in Detroit Cork Town area
  • Sacred Heart Seminary and College: BA in English (1967)
  • University of Detroit: MA in Theology (1970)
  • Office manager for Metropolitan Life handling the GM Disability Benefits Account for U.S. and Canada (1972 – 1978)
  • Detroit College of Law: Juris Doctor (1978)
  • Amerisure and Travelers Insurance Companies: handled workers' compensation cases (1978 – 2007)
  • Retired from full-time practice 12/2007, but continued to practice workers' compensation by handling medical depositions, mediations and facilitations for various attorneys representing injured workers
  • J. Timothy Esper & Associates: of-counsel specializing in MI workers' compensation litigation (2010)
  • President Emeritus Catholic Lawyers Society
  • Former member of Sacred Heart Seminary Alumni Association
  • Member of MI Bar Association since 1978
  • Member of Workers' Compensation Section