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SBM Announces 2010 Award Recipients


The State Bar of Michigan announces that the following individuals are the recipients of the 2010 SBM Awards, which will be presented at a banquet on September 29 at this year's Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids.

2010 State Bar of Michigan Award Recipients

Roberts P. Hudson Award: James C. Cotant
Frank J. Kelley Award: Hon. Donald A. Scheer, Edward M. Zelenak
Champion of Justice Award: Charles W. Borgsdorf, John J. Conway, and Gerard Mantese (shared), John R. Nussbaumer, James M. Olson, Hon. Wendy L. Potts
Kimberly M. Cahill Bar Leadership Award: Ingham County Bar Association
John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award: Eric I. Frankie
Liberty Bell Award: Audrey Gray

The following individuals are the recipients of the State Bar Representative Assembly Awards, which will be presented at the Assembly's September 30 meeting in Grand Rapids.

2010 State Bar Representative Assembly Award Recipients

Michael Franck: Sheldon J. Stark, John Van Bolt
Unsung Hero: Kevin Moody

2010 Michigan State Bar Foundation Founders Award Recipient

The Michigan State Bar Foundation Board of Trustees has named John W. Cummiskey (posthumously) as the recipient of its 2010 Founders Award. MSBF provides leadership and grants to improve access for all to the justice system, including support for civil legal aid to the poor, law-related education, and conflict resolution. For more information about MSBF, visit




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