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SBM Professional Standards Division Announces Two Hirings


The State Bar of Michigan Professional Standards Division announces the arrivals of Nkrumah Johnson-Wynn as service counsel and Danon Goodrum-Garland as professional standards investigative counsel.

Johnson-Wynn, who comes to the State Bar from the Detroit City Council's Research and Analysis Division, administers the Lawyer Referral Service and Practice Management Resource Center and also serves as a contact for the SBM Ethics Helpline. A former chair of the SBM Representative Assembly, she previously worked with the State Bar of Michigan as an associate executive director for the Open Justice System Program, practiced law with Plunkett & Cooney, PC, in Detroit for eight years, and served as director of the Office of the Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court under Chief Justices Conrad Mallett and Elizabeth Weaver. She has been a member of the Wolverine Bar Association since 1989, served on the organization's Board of Directors from 1996 to 1998.

Danon Goodrum-Garland, who joins the State Bar of Michigan after more than nine years as an attorney for Clark Hill in Detroit, administers the Unauthorized Practice of Law and the Client Protection Fund department in addition to assisting with the SBM ethics helpline. She also served as 2007-08 chair of the State Bar of Michigan Committee on Membership Services, and is a former member of the District H Character and Fitness Committee. A former deputy chief of staff for the National Bar Association, Goodrum-Garland is a former president of the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association and is a member of the Genesee County Bar Association, the Wolverine Bar Association, and the National Bar Association.




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