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News & Moves for March 3, 2014
Ronald D. Bassey has joined the Bloomfield Hills office of Butzel Long as counsel.
Jonathan S. Berg, with Bodman PLC, has become a member.
Jonathan P. Burleigh, with Bodman PLC, has become a member.
Kelly M. Burnell, with Bodman PLC, has become a member.
Brian Catrinar has joined the Farmington Hills office of Kaufman, Payton & Chapa PC as an associate.
Jessica A. Engerer has joined Kerr Russell.
Elisabeth A. Gusfa has joined Sterling Attorneys at Law PC as an associate.
Changgang (Charlie) Lou has joined the Kalamazoo office of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP.
Brandy L. Mathie has joined Kerr Russell.
Lisa Rycus Mikalonis has joined the Bloomfield Hills office of Rader, Fishman & Grauer as a partner.
K.J. Miller has joined the Ann Arbor office of Dickinson Wright PLLC as a member.
Lisa M. Okasinsk, with Demorest Law Firm PLLC, has become an associate.
Paul M. Ratzmann, with Bloomfield Hills office of Rader, Fishman & Grauer, has been named a partner.
Noel J. Ravenscroft has joined the Rochester Hills office of Potestivo & Associates PC as an associate.
John D. Selesko has joined the Bloomfield Hills office of Butzel Long as counsel.
Timothy F. Sheridan was named as the managing partner of the Grand Rapids office of Plunkett Cooney.
Michael M. Skoczylas has joined Kerr Russell.
Angela Alvarez Sujek, with Bodman PLC, has become a member.
Anna Valk has joined Kerr Russell.
Jessica VanWert, with Bodman PLC, has become a member.
Maya K. Watson, with Bodman PLC, has become a member.
Robert C. Zack has joined the Bloomfield Hills office of Butzel Long as counsel.
G. Christopher Bernard, with the Ann Arbor office Bodman PLC, has been nominated by BTI Consulting as a BTI Client Service All-Star for 2014.
James R. Brown, a member with Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones PLC, was listed in Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a 2014 Leader in the Law.
John J. Bursch, a partner with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been listed in Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of its 2014 Leaders in the Law.
Edward D. Gold, with Butzel Long, has been listed in Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2014 Leaders in the Law.
Michael T. Raymond, with Dickinson Wright PLLC, has been listed as a 2014 Leader in the Law by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
Margaret A. Scott, with the Troy office of Secrest Wardle, has been awarded the William V. Liddane Award by the H.E.A.T. Organization.
Sharon M. Woods, with Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker PLLC, has been listed as a Detroit Professional Malpractice Defense Lawyer of the Year for 2014 by Best Lawyers.
Charles W. Browning, Audrey J. Forbush, and Scott K. Lites were elected to the board of directors of Plunkett Cooney.
James Cleland, with the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Intellectual Property Owners Association Trade Secret Committee.
Wayne State University Law School is launching a new master of laws degree this fall. More Information
The Journal of Law in Society, in partnership with the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, will present its 2014 symposium, Forgotten from the Start: The Law’s Failing of the Urban Mentally Ill. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Wayne Law’s Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium. More Infomation
Two constitutional law professors will face off Thursday, March 27, at Wayne State University Law School to debate Originalism v. Living Constitutionalism. More Information
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