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Dalton & Tomich, PLC expands church land use and zoning practice with addition of attorney Alexander Reuter

Written by Admin on May 6, 2019 Category: RLUIPA

Litigation specialist Alexander Reuter joins team that has successfully represented congregations across the country in cases under Religious Land Use & Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA)

Alexander Reuter

DETROIT (May 6, 2019) – Dalton & Tomich, PLC today announced attorney Alexander Reuter has joined the firm’s practice specializing in defending the religious freedoms of churches and other religious institutions in land use and zoning discrimination cases. The firm has particular expertise in cases involving violations of RLUIPA, the Religious Land Use & Institutionalized Persons Act.

A passionate and experienced litigator, Reuter was named a “Rising Star” by Michigan Super Lawyers for 2019. He is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he earned Book Awards in the areas of Contract Law, Trial Practice and First Amendment Seminar. Prior to law school, Reuter attended the University of Concordia, Ann Arbor, where he graduated with honors, earned the Distinguished Scholar Award and was named an Academic All-American while playing for the Concordia Cardinals baseball team.

In Dalton & Tomich, Reuter joins the team that created the free resource “Leveling the Playing Field: A Guide for Churches Navigating the Religious Land Use and Zoning Process.” The free guide outlines the options available to churches and other religious organizations that find themselves in the unfortunate situation of not being able to use a recently purchased land parcel or a building.

About Dalton & Tomich, PLC

Located in the heart of the City of Detroit’s Financial District, and with a new office in Illinois to serve the Chicago area, the law firm of Dalton & Tomich, PLC features specialized practices for religious land use and zoning law and church property disputes resulting from denominational departures. The firm supports churches, mosques and other religious institutions across the country. For more information, or to request a consultation, visit attorneysforlanduse.com or call 313.859.6000.

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Dalton & Tomich, PLC is the national leader in successfully helping churches, other religious institutions and their insurers defend their rights in land use and zoning matters under RLUIPA, the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. We have helped clients win cases against municipalities and other local government bodies from coast to coast, with experience serving both as general counsel and special litigation counsel.