Robert Dzik is the new president of the American Prepaid Legal Services Institute (API).

Dzik is assistant general counsel at Hyatt Legal Plans, Cleveland, a unit of MetLife Inc., New York (NYSE:MET), that provides legal services to 2 million members through a network of about 5,550 law firms.

The API is an affiliate of the American Bar Association, Chicago.

Dzik has been the secretary, treasurer and president-elect of the API. He has a law degree from Cleveland State University and was an attorney in private practice before going to work for Hyatt Legal Plans in 1996.

- Allison Bell

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