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2022 A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll

The State Bar of Michigan is pleased to publish the 2022 A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll. The 2022 Honor Roll recognizes individual attorneys, law firms, and corporations that support access-to-justice efforts by providing pro bono legal services to low-income individuals and families throughout Michigan.

Law firms and corporations that submitted an Honor Roll application and achieved a per-attorney average of 30, 50, or 100+ hours pro bono legal services in 2021, as well as firms and corporations that provided at least 100 cumulative hours of pro bono legal services in 2021, were eligible for recognition on the 2022 Honor Roll.

Individual attorneys who submitted an Honor Roll application and provided 30, 50, or 100+ hours of qualifying pro bono legal services in 2021 were also eligible for recognition on the 2022 Honor Roll.

For the 2022 Honor Roll, more than 39,000 pro bono service hours provided by more than 1,100 Michigan-licensed attorneys in the 2021 calendar year were submitted to the State Bar. While most eligible attorneys wanted to be publicly recognized for their qualifying pro bono service, many attorneys did not wish to be included on the published version of the Honor Roll and submitted their 2021 pro bono service hours for reporting purposes only.

The individual and firm applications for the 2023 Pro Bono Honor Roll, recognizing eligible pro bono service hours provided in the 2022 calendar year, will be available in early January 2023. Please visit  www.alawyerhelps.org for more information about the Honor Roll and to find pro bono opportunities in your area.

Individual Attorneys & Solo Practitioners

Pro Bono Tier 1

100+ Hours of Service

John W. Allen
Justin A. Allen
Chad L. Antuma
Brad B. Arbuckle
Sabrina Balgamwalla
Laura C. Baucus
Megan Baxter-Labut
Barbara Bowman
Erika Lorraine Bryant
Charles E. Burpee
Shane Callahan
Christopher Capoccia
Ahmad A. Chehab
Debra Chopp
Ponce D. Clay
Angela Cole
Jason P. Colvin
Maura Corrigan
Thomas W. Cranmer
Jeffrey A. Crapko
Erik R. Daly
Rian C. Dawson
Norman Dotson
Keith Driscoll
Zhiguo Du
Shannon C. Duggan
Mira Edmonds
Rebecca El Badaoui
Daniel S. Elkus
Joanne Faycurry
Patricia Klavon Felix
Conor T. Fitzpatrick
Lauren E. Fitzsimons
Christopher Gartman
Alan Gocha
Leo P. Goddeyne
Erin Haney
Nazneen S. Hasan
Sarah S. Hazimi
Alise S. Hildreth
Steven H. Hilfinger
Jamie Hochman Herz
Ronald E. Hodess
Erica L. Jilek
Kenneth A Johnson
John Kelly
Rebecca Kerr
Rochelle E. Lento
Marla Linderman Richelew
Thomas W. Linn
Evgeny Magidenko
Donald G. McGuigan II
Lucy J. McManaman
Heidi A. Naasko
John R. Nachazel Jr.
Melissa L. Neckers
Loren M. Opper
Jon Paasch
Andrew M. Pauwels
Nashara A. Peart
Richard L. Perez
Harold D. Pope
Paul D. Reingold
Wendolyn W. Richards
Joseph E. Richotte
James Rinck
Bill Rohn
Hillary J. Scholten
Erin A. Sedmak
Theodore W. Seitz
Teresa Sharp
Robert C. Shrosbree
John Sier
Eileen J. Slank 
Khalilah V. Spencer
Stanley Stek
Guy Sweet
Christopher Tracy
Hannah E. Treppa
Keith D. Underkoffler
Sam J. Vitale
Sara E. Weskalnies
Shoran R. Williams
Anne Yantus
Elise Yu
Mahja D. Zeon

 

Pro Bono Tier 2

50–99 Hours of Service

Gerald L. Aben
Jonathan N. Ajlouny
Daniel P. Aleksynas
Mark Allard
Caterina Amaro-Luedtke
Jeffrey S. Ammon
Celeste Arduino
Kyle M. Asher
Chelsea M. Austin
Elizabeth B. Baker
Keith M. Banka 
Jennifer Z. Belveal
Jaron Bentley
Laura E. Biery
Andrew T. Blum
Christopher R. Boll
Sharon K. Brady
Russell J. Bucher
Lori A. Buiteweg 
Alex Burridge
James A. Buster
Elizabeth Campbell
Valerie Canter
Mary Chartier
Roger Cotner
Megan S. Cottington-Heath
Meredith Curless
Daljit S. Doogal
Conor B. Dugan
Monique S. Eubanks
Nicole Evans
Bobby Ficklin
Michael B. Fisher
Olivia R. C. A. Flower
Anthony J. Frasca
Robert K. Gaecke Jr.
Greg Gamalski
Yevgeniya Gazman
Robert Fair Gillett
Caroline B. Giordano
Erika L. Giroux
Denise M. Glassmeyer
Saul A. Green
Clay A. Guise
Jacqueline Hayduk
Mark E. Hills
Nhan T. Ho
Patrick J. Hurford
Leah R. Imbrogno
Neil Jansen
Sandra Jasinski
Emily Jenks
Laura E. Johnson
Jonathan Kama
Lara L. Kapalla-Bondi
Tyler J. Kemper
Matthew Keuten
Samuel R. Kilberg
Eric Klein
Kyle Konwinski
Peter Kulas-Dominguez
Christopher M. LeClair
Mark R. Lezotte
Dennis W. Loughlin
James Mauro
John T. McFarland
Michael P. McGee
Patti McKenney
Raymond J. McVeigh
Mitchell Meisner
Nicholas Missad
Paul J. Mooney
Michael J. Morse
Shalini Nangia
Gregory S. Narsh
Gary Neal
Beverley Nettles
Sara A. Nicholson
Evangeline Nketia
Ann Nowak
Felicia S. O’Connor
Robert C. Okonowski
Tyler Osburn
Stephen J. Ott
Rick Pacynski
David R. Padalino
Albert Pak
Stephen G. Palms
Samuel L. Parks
Leslie A. Pinney
Eric S. Polan
Victoria E. Remus
Laci V. Resendiz
Andrew M. Reside
Thomas P. Riley
Robert M. Riley
Steven A. Roach
E. Carolina Rodriguez-Hatt
Michael J. Roth
Miriam Saffo 
Erika Salerno
Reshma M. Sambare
Erika Shadowens
Dave Skidmore
Kathaleen M. Smith
Alexis Smith-Scott
Ronald A. Spinner
Thomas Tallerico
Melissa Tetreau
William L. Thompson
Christina Thompson
Veronica Thronson
John R. Trentacosta
Jarrod H. Trombley
Samantha Van Sumeren
Ryan J. Vanover
Stephen J. Van Stempvoort
Marisa Vinsky
Sarah K. Willey
David S. Willoughby
Katelyn Young
Glen Zatz

 

Pro Bono Tier 3

30–49 Hours of Service

Mark A. Aiello
Moriam Aigoro
Elizabeth Allen
Robert Alvarez
Nicole Appleberry
Robin W. Asher
Kimberly A. Baber
Kent Bieberich
Melissa Bridges
Adam Brody
Ka'Nea K. Brooks
Mark A. Burton
Alison L. Carruthers
Matthew R. Cassar
Robert Chessman
Kathleen Conklin
Victoria Convertino
William R. Cowdry
Michael G. Cumming
Joseph W. Cunningham
Nardeen Dalli
Marva De Armas
Joseph R. Dehondt
Carey A. DeWitt
Christopher Dine
Arthur Dudley II
Matthew Anthony Dupree
David Ederer
Jailah D. Emerson
Sara Fazio
Lauren Fibel
Eric J. Flessland
Andrea Frailey
John Gardiner
Nina Gavrilovic
Regan A. Gibson
Manpreet Kaur Gill
Regina Gilmour
Gerald J. Gleeson
Arthur L. Griem
Paul W. Guenther
Vanessa Mercedes Guerra
Jewel M. Haji
Philip T. Haywood
Stephen Hessen
Kenneth G. Hofman
Kelly R. Houk
Paul W. Howarah
Holly Hubert
Noraline Issak
Gordon Kangas
Mara Kent
Rola Khanafer
Elizabeth Kitchen-Troop
Scott R. Kocienski
Jeffrey S. Kopp
Susan Kornfield
Stephen S. LaPlante
Madison S. Laskowski
Ronald C. Liscombe
Kelsey Lutz
Milo R. Madole
Mark J. Magyar
Giuliano D. Mancini
Anita C. Marinelli
Alexandra Markel
Audra McClure
Vanessa L. Miller
Serj Mooradian
Lynelle Morgan
Theresa A. Munaco
Robert E. Murkowski
Scott Murphy
Jennifer Muse
Samuel E. Nuxoll
Olayinka A. Ope
Matthew M. O'Rourke
Mark Pendery
Julia A. Perkins
Karolina Powalka
Jane Derse Quasarano
Rasul M. Raheem
Claudia Rast
Hunter J. Reams
Thomas Rheaume
Jeffrey G. Richardson
Mark J. Robison
Jenny Rosario
Henry Moris Rubinstein
Sean C. Rucker
Gabriel Sanchez
Kimberly Lynn Savage
Grant E. Schertzing
Kimberly L. Scott
Christyn M. Scott
Julianne C. Sharp
Timothy Sheridan
John A. Simon
Brian T. Smith
Melaqui Souraya
James E. Spurr
Robert P. Tiplady
Anna C. Transit
Bridget L. Underhill
Randall Velzen
Gary Veurink
Nick Vlachos
Ashleigh A. Wagner
Sarah E. Waidelich
Shaydon Weaver
Laura A. Weingartner
Adam M. Wenner
Jeanne M. Whalen
Boyd White III
Aaron Wiseley
Katrina Wright
Mitchell S. Zajac
Dennis Zamplas

Firms & Corporations

Per-Attorney Hours
Recognition Based on Firm's Per-Attorney Average Hours

Tier 1

50-99 Hours of Pro Bono Service per Attorney Average

Chartier & Nyamfukudza PLC
Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach, Buiteweg & Solomon, PC

Tier 2

30-49 Hours of Pro Bono Legal Services per Attorney Average

ArentFox Schiff LLP
Bodman PLC
Dykema
Foley & Lardner LLP
Kitchen Sharkey PLLC
Miller Canfield

 

Cumulative Hours
Recognition Based on Firm's Total Hours

Tier 1

4,000-5,999 Total Firm Hours

Bodman PLC
Miller Canfield

Tier 2

2,000-3,999 Total Firm Hours

Dykema
Miller Johnson

Tier 3

100-1,999 Total Firm Hours

ArentFox Schiff LLP
Butzel Long
Chartier & Nyamfukudza PLC
Foley & Lardner LLP
Kitchen Sharkey PLLC
The Mike Morse Law Firm
Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach, Buiteweg & Solomon PC
Varnum
Warner Norcross + Judd
Young Basile