Mr. Lovernick graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor in General Studies from the University of Michigan. He received his J.D. degree in 1979 from the Detroit College of Law (Michigan State University College of Law.)
Prior to his current position, Mr. Lovernick had been practicing in the field of workers’ compensation. Most recently he was a senior partner in a law firm specializing in workers' compensation defense litigation. Mr. Lovernick has considerable experience in the field of workers’ compensation both at the trial and appellate levels. He has also appeared as a speaker in multiple seminars and workshops over the years.
In addition to his practice, for nearly 20 years Mr. Lovernick has also been a panelist and chair for the Attorney Discipline Board. In this capacity he has sat in on and conducted multiple hearings on issues of ethics and professional misconduct.
Mr. Lovernick is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and has previously been admitted to the State Bar of Ohio (currently inactive). Since 1979 he has also been admitted to the United States Federal District Court, Eastern Division of the State of Michigan. He is also a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is active in the Workers’ Compensation Section of that organization. He is also a member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association and the Washtenaw County Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Michigan Self-Insurers Association (MSIA). Mr. Lovernick also received a rating of AV from Martindale Hubbell (very high to preeminent) which is the highest rank given by them.