Philip J. Weipert

Philip J. Weipert

​​​​​Oakland County Commissioner Philip J. Weipert

Philip J. Weipert (R)
Commissioner, District 8

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Boundaries: Includes the Cities of South Lyon and Wixom, and the Village of Milford. He also represents the Charter Township of Lyon and Milford Township.

First elected: November 2010
Current term: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018

Contact information:
Oakland County Board of Commissioners
1200 North Telegraph Road
Pontiac, Michigan, USA, 48341-0421

Phone: 248-858-0100 (County)
Fax: 248-858-1572 (County)


  • Planning & Building: Chair
  • Human Resources: Member

BOC Sub Committees:

  • Personnel Appeal Board
  • Claims Review Committee
  • Classification Appeal Board

Special Appointments: 

  • BOC Delegate to SEMCOG
  • SEMCOG Budget and Finance Committee - Member
  • Wixom's Local Development Finance Authority - Board of Directors
  • Tax Increment Finance Authority


  • 2016 Citizen of the Year - South Lyon Chamber of Commerce
  • 2015 Best Lawyer People's Choice Award
  • 2005 Paul Baker/South Lyon Citizen of the Year

In the Community:

  • South Lyon Zoning Board of Appeals - Chairperson
  • South Lyon Compensation Commission; Historical Commission; Building Authority and Beautification Committee - Member
  • Attorney in Good Standing with the State Bar of Michigan 
  • Oakland County Bar - Member
  • Livingston County Bar Association - Member
  • South Lyon Kiwanis Club - Secretary and Distinguished past-President; current Member
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish - Finance Council
  • Knights of Columbus #7586 - Grand Knight
  • NRA - Member
  • Center for Active Adults - Volunteer Legal Counselor
  • The National World War II Museum - Charter Member
  • Knights of Columbus #3099 - Secretary
  • Boy Scouts of America - Charter Organization Representative (Pack 336)
  • Operation Injured Soldiers - Advisor/Volunteer
  • Michigan War Dog Memorial - Advisor/Member
  • South Lyon Area Chamber of Commerce - Member
  • Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce - Member
  • Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce - Member
  • Milford Historical Society - Life Member
  • Wixom Historical Society - Member
  • South Lyon Historical Society - Life Member
  • Pumpkinfest - Committee Member
  • Lyon Events Organization (LEO) - Advisor/Member
  • Kitefest Committee
  • Winterfest Committee
  • Huron River Watershed Council
  • Clinton River Watershed Council


Commissioner Weipert is married to Pam. He has resided in South Lyon for more than 20 years. He owns the Law Office of Philip J. Weipert of South Lyon. He is a graduate of  Thomas M. Cooley Law School 1988 with a J.D. He graduated in 1983 from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a B.A., and he is a 1978 graduate of Detroit Catholic High School.