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State Bar of Michigan Staff Update


Marge Bossenbery is the new executive coordinator at the State Bar of Michigan where she works closely with Executive Director John Berry and the SBM Board of Commissioners. Prior to joining the Bar, Marge worked for the Michigan Supreme Court in the State Court Administrative Office for 20 years as the primary representative of the Michigan Sentencing Guidelines Program. After retiring in January 2003, she worked briefly at the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan and in March 2004, she served as a departmental specialist within the Policy and Strategic Planning Administration of the Michigan Department of Corrections. Marge was assigned to projects including the Sentencing Guidelines Work Group, the Governor's Task Force on Jail and Prison Overcrowding, and the Michigan Prisoner Reentry Initiative.

Mary Cassel is the State Bar's new human resource manager. She has worked in human resources for the past six years, most recently as HR supervisor at GKN Sinter. Mary has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Central Michigan University and is currently pursuing a master's degree in administration with a core concentration in human resources. Mary, who grew up in DeWitt, Mich., is the proud mother of a 13-year-old son.

Mike Eidelbes steps into the media coordinator role after spending six months as an electronic publications coordinator at the State Bar. A graduate of the University of St. Thomas (Minn.) with a bachelor's degree in journalism, Mike was assistant news director at KDAL Radio in Duluth, Minn., for three years before returning to school to obtain a master's degree in public relations at the University of Denver. After graduation, he spent two years in DU's athletic media relations department and assumed similar duties at Michigan State University for two years. Before coming to the State Bar, Mike worked primarily as a freelance writer, and as co-founder and co-editor of

Julie Turcotte hails from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. She joined the Bar as a Docutech operator in September 2000 and later worked as an administrative assistant in the communications department for two-and-a-half years. In her new position as an electronic publications coordinator, Julie assists in the creation of the e-Journal and updates the contents of the State Bar's website. She is a Lansing resident.

Hesta Waller-Randolph is an assistant program administrator for the Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program. Her job responsibilities include case management, assessments, interventions, and consultations. She will also work to educate SBM members about the help that is available to them. Hesta has 15 years of experience in the field of mental health and chemical dependency working with individuals as young as two years to seniors in their 90s. She is a trained clinical supervisor, counselor, therapist, educator, and lecturer.



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