In Memoriam


The following represents those members of the State Bar of Michigan whose death has been communicated to us. To notify us of the passing of a loved one or colleague, please email barjournal@michbar.org.


From the May Bar Journal

Timothy J. Bott, P11036, of Muskegon, died March 29, 2021. He was born in 1944, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Stephen A. Bromberg, P11235, of Bloomfield, died September 3, 2020. He was born in 1930, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1954.

William M. Clos, P65113, of Grand Blanc, died March 3, 2021. He was born in 1977, graduated from Michigan State University College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 2004.

John A. Ferroli, P35869, of Grand Rapids, died February 17, 2021. He was born in 1958 and was admitted to the Bar in 1983.

Adele Maire Gagliardi, P62750, of Washington, D.C., died February 3, 2021. She was born in 1975, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2001.

James N. Gramenos, P14264, of Grosse Pointe Park, died January 4, 2021. He was born in 1932, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

Elbert L. Hatchett, P14735, of Pontiac, died April 8, 2021. He was born in 1936 and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

Earsula Johnson, P44643, of Eden Prairie, Minn., died January 6, 2021. She was born in 1951, graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1991.

Norman J. LeVasseur, P16593, of Southfield, died March 21, 2021. He was born in 1925, graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

Nicholas E. Manikas, P34698, of Farmington Hills, died September 22, 2020. He was born in 1956, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Albert E. Moehlman, P17856, of Farmington Hills, died January 29, 2021. He was born in 1931, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Bruce A. Rodwan, P19550, of Pleasant Ridge, died February 8, 2021. He was born in 1946, graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1971.

February 2021

Elden W. Butzbaugh, Jr., P11494, of Saint Joseph, died February 17, 2021. He was born in 1937, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Dan A. Darnell, P12507, of Farmington Hills, died February 9, 2021. He was born in 1945, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1970.

Donald R. Epstein, P13206, of Southfield, died February 19, 2021. He was born in 1945, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Roman Halanski, P14531, of Warren, died February 8, 2021. He was born in 1925, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

Charles J. Hurbis, P15289, of Ann Arbor, died February 9, 2021. He was born in 1933, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Barry F. Keller, P15806, of Bloomfield Hills, died February 21, 2021. He was born in 1943, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Robert R. Maxwell, P23790, of Shelby Township, died February 3, 2021. He was born in 1943, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

Cameron C. McComb, P33842, of Bingham Farms, died February 14, 2021. He was born in 1956, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

T. Lynne Petersen, P36508, of Sault Sainte Marie, died February 3, 2021. She was born in 1955, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1984.

January 2021

Darryl G. Bressack, P67820, of Bloomfield Hills, died January 25, 2021. He was born in 1977, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2004.

Robert W. Brott, P11253, of Acme, died January 13, 2021. He was born in 1945, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Thomas J. Condon, P29309, of Allen Park, died January 31, 2021. He was born in 1940, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Charles C. Conklin, P12110, of Birmingham, died January 6, 2021. He was born in 1931, graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Daniel H. French, P13701, of Watervliet, died January 13, 2021. He was born in 1938, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

John R. Greene, P32431, of Grand Blanc, died January 21, 2021. He was born in 1941, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1981.

Joshua David Hammons, P78510, of Ann Arbor, MI died January 10, 2021. He was born in 1979, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2014.

James D. Lark, P16423, of West Bloomfield, died January 21, 2021. He was born in 1930 and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Charles J. LaSata, P16437, of Niles, died January 1, 2021. He was born in 1922 and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

Theodore A. Lughezzani, P16845, of Henderson, Nev., died January 28, 2021. He was born in 1934, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

Richard L. MacArthur, P16909, of Rochester Hills, died January 19, 2021. He was born in 1933, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1963.

Alphonsus C. Murphy, P18088, of Moraga, Calif., died January 16, 2021. He was born in 1928 and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Jon R. Muth, P18138, of Belmont, died January 29, 2021. He was born in 1945, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1971.

Thomas H. Purcell, P57461, of Swartz Creek, died January 3, 2021. He was born in 1948, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1999.

Jonathan E. Raven, P25390, of Lansing, died January 26, 2021. He was born in 1951, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1975.

Michael S. Wolsh, P33653, of Parrish, Fla., died January 31, 2020. He was born in 1950, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

December 2020

Anita L. Comorski, P56703, of Livonia, died December 12, 2020. She was born in 1969, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1997.

David C. Hakim, P14529, of Rochester, died December 9, 2020. He was born in 1935, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1967.

Janet A. Haynes, P33411, of Grand Rapids, MI died December 16, 2020. She was born in 1945, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1981.

Robert J. Hribar, P15195, of Clinton Township, died December 2, 2020. He was born in 1941, graduated from University of Detroit Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

David H. Key, Jr., P15929, of Bloomfield Hills, MI died December 16, 2020. He was born in 1928, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1954.

Donald B. Mouchet, P18036, of Allen Park, died December 28, 2020. He was born in 1942, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Michael F. Murphy, P29213, of Wyandotte, died December 23, 2020. He was born in 1951, graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Benny N. Napoleon, P40680, of Detroit, MI died December 17, 2020. He was born in 1955, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

J. Michael O'Hara, P18436, of Fort Wayne, IN died December 2, 2018. He was born in 1928, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1954.

J. David Whyte, P37712, of Sault Sainte Marie, died December 2, 2020. He was born in 1940, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1985.

November 2020

Kathleen A. Foster, P39166, of Traverse City, died November 6, 2020. She was born in 1947, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1986.

Charles L. Levin, P16600, of Detroit, died November 19, 2020. He was born in 1926, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1947.

John A. Macleod, P16950, of Grosse Pointe Farms, MI died November 12, 2020. He was born in 1936, and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

Paul E. Pedersen, P24355, of Commerce Township, died November 16, 2020. He was born in 1947, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

Robert E. Toohey, P21500 of Troy, died November 13, 2019. He was born in 1928, graduated from University of Detroit Mercy Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Patrick F. Trese, P67352, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., died November 4, 2020. He was born in 1970, graduated from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 2004.

Joseph Wasche Jr., P23712, of Oscoda, died November 1, 2020. He was born in 1947, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

October 2020

Penny R. Beardslee, P44363, of Detroit, died July 9, 2020. She was born in 1964, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1991.

George W. Beeby, P10620, of Traverse City, died September 15, 2020. He was born in 1947, graduated from the Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Lamont C. BeGole, P10628, of Morrice, died February 29, 2020. He was born in 1921, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1952.

Lisa H. Blanchard, P34923, of Onancock, Va., died October 17, 2020. She was born in 1951, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Thomas J. Brady, P11112, of Pikeville, TN died July 20. 2020. He was born in 1936, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1963.

Robert E. Bright, P11202, of Saginaw, died July 31, 2020. He was born in 1923, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

Patricia B. Campbell, P25351, of Grosse Pointe Woods, died August 12, 2020. She was born in 1932, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1975.

William J. Caprathe, P11596, of Bay City, died August 15, 2020. He was born in 1939, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Therese P. Carolan, P33972, of Bloomfield, MI died October 22, 2020. She was born in 1944, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Carol J. Chase, P31977, of Grand Rapids, died September 1, 2020. She was born in 1953, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

David B. Celello, P37192, of Iron Mountain, MI died December 4, 2020. He was born in 1956, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1984.

Kevin G. Dougherty, P44207, of Grand Rapids, died October 3, 2020. He was born in 1965 and was admitted to the Bar in 1990.

Kimberly A. Gibbs, P55942, of Royal Oak, died August 20, 2020. She was born in 1972, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1998.

Deborah E. Green, P41876, of Ann Arbor, died August 17, 2020. She was born in 1948, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1988.

David C. Grier, P14373, of South Haven, MI died October 22, 2020. He was born in 1928, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Joseph L. Hardig Jr., P14634, of Birmingham, died May 14, 2020. He was born in 1927, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

Richard D. Haskins, P14724, of Clinton Township, died October 15, 2020. He was born in 1938, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

David O. Haughey, P14752, of Grand Rapids, MI died October 19, 2020. He was born in 1918, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1948.

Edward L. Keller, P15808, of Bruce Township, MI died October 10, 2018. He was born in 1931, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1959.

Steven C. Kirschner, P29592, of Waterford, died July 10, 2020. He was born in 1953, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1979.

Thomas I. Klein, P16043, of Bloomfield Hills, died July 3, 2020. He was born in 1935, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

Robert F. Kurtycz, P71637, of Kalamazoo, died October 1, 2020. He was born in 1969, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2008.

Quentin A. Lawson, P31390, of Washington, D.C., died October 7, 2020. He was born in 1947, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

John M. Lysz, P53353, of Dearborn Heights, died October 18, 2020. He was born in 1956, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1997.

Daniel P. Marsh, P45304, of Shelby Township, died March 31, 2020. He was born in 1963, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1991.

Joseph J. McDonnell, P32056, of Detroit, MI died October 9, 2020. He was born in 1954, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

F. William McKee Sr., P17462, of Petosky, died August 15, 2020. He was born in 1931, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Charles J. Moceri, P17852, of Troy, died October 9, 2020. He was born in 1938, graduated from University of Detroit Mercy Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

William S. Morrison, P32799, of Troy, died October 17, 2020. He was born in 1944 and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

Richard L. Nahhat, P29516, of Troy, died October 3, 2020. He was born in 1951, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Allen J. Nelson, P18224, of Harbor Springs, MI died October 29, 2020. He was born in 1938, and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

Bruce F. Nelson, P18225, of Bloomfield Hills, died April 10, 2020. He was born in 1927 and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Terrance J. Odom, P18416, of Rochester Hills, died October 16, 2020. He was born in 1942, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

Michael E. Paddon, P25909, of Bloomfielid Hills, died June 1, 2020. He was born in 1949, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

Gerald P. Peplowski, P18776, of Grosse Pointe, died March 17, 2020. He was born in 1940, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Thomas F. Quinn Jr., P19163, of Colleyville, died April 8, 2020. He was born in 1931, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Stuart J. Rice, P19409, of Farmington Hills, MI died October 18, 2020. He was born in 1941, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Philip J. Rosewarne, P19651, of Ann Arbor, MI died October 25, 2020. He was born in 1935, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Morden P. Schuur, P20118, of Kalamazoo, died May 4, 2020. He was born in 1920 and was admitted to the Bar in 1949.

Donald E. Shely, P20341, of Peoria, AZ died October 5, 2020. He was born in 1928, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

Mark A. Sokoloff, P27395, of Port Huron, died May 24, 2020. He was born in 1945, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

David C. Stone, P26908, of Detroit, died October 13, 2020. He was born in 1947, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

Robert A. W. Strong, P27724, of Birmingham, died October 6, 2020. He was born in 1949, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Martin M. Summer, P21160, of Clarkston, died September 16, 2020. He was born in 1937, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

William E. Taylor, P55402, of Addison, TX died March 1, 2020. He was born in 1967 and was admitted to the Bar in 1996.

John J. Timmer, P21462, of Grand Rapids, died October 22, 2020. He was born in 1925 and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

John D. Tully, P21617, of Grand Rapids, died August 29, 2020. He was born in 1939, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

Donald Waldron Jr., P34223, of Lansing, died October 17, 2020. He was born in 1952, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Ralph O. Wilbur, P22310, of Merritt, died April 1, 2020. He was born in 1938, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

James W. Williams, P22352, of Birmingham, died October 2, 2020. He was born in 1942, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

September 2020

Gary A. Daugherty, P32819, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL died September 20, 2020. He was born in 1954, and was admitted to the Bar in 1981.

Joseph Impastato, P15333, of Grosse Pointe Shores, died September 22, 2020. He was born in 1930, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

James H. Mulcahy, P18054, of Plymouth, MI died September 6, 2020. He was born in 1928, graduated from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

Joanee L. Schreves, P42426, of Grand Rapids, died September 1, 2020. She was born in 1953, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1989.

G. Alan Wallace, P69333, of Lansing, MI died September 26, 2020. He was born in 1980, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2006.

August 2020

Jack R. Clary, P11952, of Cedar Springs, died August 25, 2020. He was born in 1932, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1960.

Charles L. Dutchess, P13047, of Grand Rapids, MI died August 12, 2020. He was born in 1928, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

Charles M. Forster, P13577 of Williamsburg, died August 28, 2020. He was born in 1934, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

Mark A. Hartman, P68522, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died August 17, 2020. He was born in 1966 and was admitted to the Bar in 2005.

Ronald J. Kooistra, P24907, of Byron Center, died August 4, 2020. He was born in 1949 and was admitted to the Bar in 1975.

Thomas P. Lievois, P16669, of Clarkston, died August 18, 2020. He was born in 1934, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

James S. Lowrie, P68486, of Salt Lake City, Utah, died August 1, 2020. He was born in 1944, and was admitted to the Bar in 2005.

Bruce R. Maters, P28080, of Grosse Pointe, died August 21, 2020. He was born in 1952, graduated from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

H. Keith Miller, P17756, of Harbor Springs, died August 4, 2020. He was born in 1940, graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Donald L. Petrulis, P18845, of Troy, died August 10, 2020. He was born in 1944, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

George O. Walters, P21959, of Grand Rapids, died August 30, 2020. He was born in 1930 and was admitted to the Bar in 1955.

Peter M. Zaums, P23639, of Lambertville, died August 9, 2020. He was born in 1944 and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

July 2020

G. Thomas Aylsworth, P31105, of Glen Arbor, MI died July 24, 2020. He was born in 1949, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1980.

Richard B. Bailey, P10348, of Dexter, MI died July 25, 2020. He was born in 1935, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1962.

Gary R. Baldwin, P30150, of Ottawa Lake, died July 15, 2020. He was born in 1952, and was admitted to the Bar in 1979.

Thomas M. Brennan, P24386, of Clinton Township, died July 16, 2020. He was born in 1946, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

Howard D. Cline, P11980, of Holly, died July 21, 2020. He was born in 1933 and was admitted to the Bar in 1964.

Gordon R. Haan, P66660, of Grand Rapids, died July 13, 2020. He was born in 1956, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2004.

Michael J. Hainer, P37651, of Bingham Farms, MI died July 17, 2020. He was born in 1956, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1985.

Robert G. Liggett, P16672, of Grosse Pointe Shores, died July 12, 2019. He was born in 1943 and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Ronald S. Pichlik, P42422, of Kalamazoo, died August 24, 2020. He was born in 1962, graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1989.

June 2020

William S. Boyd, P78047, of Traverse City, died June 18, 2020. He was born in 1980, and was admitted to the Bar in 2014.

Jay E. Brant, P11134, of East Lansing, MI died June 25, 2020. He was born in 1937, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1972.

James P. Churchill, P11882 of Harbor Springs, died June 29, 2020. He was born in 1924, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1951.

Allan J. Claypool, P11957, of Lansing, died June 4, 2020. He was born in 1940, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Gerald A. Goray, P14186, of Ocean Ridge, Fla., died June 30, 2020. He was born in 1939, graduated from University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1966.

Michael E. Paddon, P25909, of Bloomfield Hills, MI died June 1, 2020. He was born in 1949, graduated from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1976.

Jon L. Sandler, P33700, of Ellicott City, Md., died June 12, 2020. He was born in 1951, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Sheldon Siegel, P20436, of Flint, MI died June 28, 2017. He was born in 1944, and was admitted to the Bar in 1971.

May 2020

Dennis J. Bagley, P36317, of Union Lake, died May 16, 2020. He was born in 1940, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1984.

Sidney Barthwell, Jr., P44450, of Detroit, died May 15, 2020. He was born in 1947, and was admitted to the Bar in 1991.

Arthur W. Buczkowski, P11350, of Rochester Hills, died May 27, 2020. He was born in 1930, graduated from University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1957.

Bill E. Citron, P11905, of Farmington Hills, died May 9, 2020. He was born in 1928, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.

Jerome E. Crawford, P33849, of Southfield, died May 6, 2020. He was born in 1954, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

Joseph A. Fink, P13428, of Lansing, died May 1, 2020. He was born in 1942, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

April 2020

Kirk C. Ellsworth, P39700, of Saginaw, died April 23, 2020. He was born in 1958, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1986.

Paul P. McComb, P28378, of Lansing, died April 23, 2020. He was born in 1951, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Leon E. Redman, P24968, of Bloomfield Hills, died April 15, 2020. He was born in 1946 and was admitted to the Bar in 1975.

William A. Sundquist, P21165 of Dewitt, died April 8, 2020. He was born in 1932, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Robert L. Ziolkowski, P22745, of Northville, died April 3, 2020. He was born in 1944, graduated from Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1970.