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Bar Associations Encourage Pro Bono Work


The Hispanic Bar of Michigan and Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association joined forces on Oct. 7 to host a Pro Bono Law Day at the Detroit Hispanic Development Corp. in Detroit.

From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. members of the public could attend the event and discuss any legal issues they may have had with a participating attorney for 20 to 30 minutes.

The event was coordinated by Dennis Donahue, of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, and Lawrence Garcia, president of Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan.

Twenty-one attorneys participated in the pro bono event:

Mayra Rodriguez, Law Offices of Mayra A. Rodriguez, Grosse Pointe
Caterina Amaro, Law Offices of Garmo & Associates, Sterling Heights
Manuela Policicchio, MDP Immigration Law, Brownstown
John Runyan, Sachs Waldman, PC, Detroit
Jeff Kopp, Foley & Lardner, LLP, Detroit
Ken Essad, Corbet Shaw Essad & Tucciarone PLLC, Detroit
Jeniece Parent, Berkley
Mayra Lorenzana Miles, D'Luge Miles Miles & Cameron PLC, Mount Clemens
Lisa Tehlirian, Lisa Tehlirian PLLC, Troy
Moisés Bermudez, Moise J. Bermudez PC, Detroit
Julie Wietzman, Paralegal Coordinator at Plunkett Cooney, Bloomfield
Stephani Judd, Law Office of Philip J. Thomas, Grosse Pointe Park
Antoinette Gilbert, The Kienbaum Law Group, Detroit
Paul C. Youngs, Paul C. Youngs PC, Dearborn
Tim Dinan, Dinan & Associates, Grosse Pointe Park
David Maquera, DTE Energy, Detroit
Phil Jonson, Findling Law Firm PLC, Royal Oak
Julianne Cassin Sharp, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC, Southfield
Ari Kresch, Kresch Legal Services, Southfield
Alyson Oliver, Kresch Legal Services, Southfield
Nelson Rosario, Royal Oak




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