In Memoriam


The following represents those members of the State Bar of Michigan whose death has been communicated to us. We sincerely apologize if we have omitted your deceased loved one or colleague.

Joseph H. Fields, P37899, of Okemos, died August 16, 2018. He was born in 1941 and was admitted to the Bar in 1985.

Kathryn Duhamel Gallagher, P40563, of Ann Arbor, died August 17, 2018. She was born in 1961, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1987.

From the November 2018 Bar Journal

Martin B. Alvin, P24312, of Pontiac, died August 7, 2018. He was born in 1948, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1974.

Thomas E. Brennan, P11172, of East Lansing, died September 29, 2018. He was born in 1929, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

Salvatore A. Ciaramitaro Jr., P11891, of Grosse Pointe Park, died September 3, 2018. He was born in 1922, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

Loren P. Goodman, P14164, of Carmel, IN, died September 13, 2018. He was born in 1930, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1955.

William P. Halloran, P28012, of Roseville, CA, died September 14, 2018. He was born in 1950, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Andrew P. Kolar, P78581, of Berkley, died May 2, 2018. He was born in 1983 and was admitted to the Bar in 2013.

Hon. David Laro, P16428, of Washington, DC, died October 1, 2018. He was born in 1942 and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Hon. Benjamin H. Logan II, P16765, of Grand Rapids, died September 24, 2018. He was born in 1943 and was admitted to the Bar in 1973.

Clarence M. Mikolajczak, P17716, of Fenton, died July 18, 2018. He was born in 1927, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1952.

Kenneth J. Myles, P18149, of Tawas City, died September 30, 2018. He was born in 1940, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

William C. Nill, P18304, of Grosse Pointe Woods, died July 4, 2018. He was born in 1938, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1963.

Terrence J. O’Hagan, P18431, of Frisco, CO, died July 9, 2018. He was born in 1936, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

John H. Schomer, P20051, of Jackson, died May 8, 2018. He was born in 1938, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Kenneth P. Walz, P21964, of Big Rapids, died September 22, 2018. He was born in 1939, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.