The Downriver Bar Association is a nonprofit organization consisting of attorneys, law students, and professionals that work in the legal field. Most of our members reside, have offices, or frequently work Downriver. In general, Downriver encompasses everything south of Detroit and north of Monroe County. Our goal is to provide social, networking, educational, and charitable opportunities for our members.
While we provide a member list and an attorney referral list, please note that by providing this information the Association makes no guarantees, promises, or endorsements. If you are unable to locate an attorney in our member directory, or you are looking for a specific area of practice not listed, the Michigan Lawyer Referral Service can assist you in finding the right attorney to handle your particular legal matter, (800) 968-0738.
The Downriver Bar Association meets once a month, usually on the first Wednesday of the month, from September through May. Annual dues are $50 or you can drop in on a meeting and pay a $10 fee.
To join, please fill out the application and return to the Treasurer with your $50 dues payment. Checks should be made out to Downriver Bar Association.
Please feel free to contact any member of the Executive Board with questions.
2014-2015 Executive Board:
Cassandra L. Booms, President
Angela Ghannam-Shields, Vice President
John Knappmann, Secretary
Jeff Fanto, Treasurer
2015-2016 Executive Board
Angela J. Ghannam, President (313) 945-9050
John Knappmann, Vice President (734) 941-0440
Jeff Fanto, Secretary (313) 610-6047
Kimberly Grover, Treasurer (313) 386-7705