Aaron V. Burrell Sworn in as SBM Representative Assembly Chair
September 26, 2019
Aaron V. Burrell of Detroit has been sworn in as the chair of the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly for 2019-2020.
The 150-member Representative Assembly is the final policy-making body of the State Bar. The Michigan Supreme Court created it in 1971 at the request of the SBM Board of Commissioners in order to increase geographical representation and member participation in State Bar policy. Burrell represents the Third Judicial Circuit in the Assembly.
Burrell practices with Dickinson Wright LLC and focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, labor and employment litigation, appellate litigation, and minority business enterprises. He is a member of the Board of Commissioners of the State Bar of Michigan, as well as an officer on its Representative Assembly; is a member of the Board of Directors of the Oakland County Bar Association; is a past-president of the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association and vice president of the D. Augustus Straker Bar Foundation; was named a foundation fellow of both the American Bar Foundation and the Oakland County Bar Foundation; served as affiliate representative of the National Bar Association; and he previously co-chaired the State Bar of Michigan Equal Access Initiative.