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Carol R. Shepherd

Carol R. Shepherd

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Commercial, Internet, Corporate & Incorporation, Licensing, Entertainment

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Commercial: 25%
    30 years, 350 cases
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    30 years, 200 cases
  3. Internet: 20%
    21 years, 75 cases
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%
    30 years, 125 cases
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



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Contact Info

Arborlaw PLC

PO Box 8403
Ann Arbor, MI, 48107-8403



MIActive And In Good Standing198509/02/2015

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
High Distinction, High HonorsHonors College, University of Michigan1982

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant General CounselNSK Corporation / NSK Americas, Inc.2008 - Present
Information Technology Procurement - Contracts ManagerKmart Management Corporation2003 - 2004
Principal AttorneyArborlaw PLC1990 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Growing HopeBoard Member2008 - 2008
State Bar of Michigan, Arts, Communications, Entertainment and Sports SectionChair1999 - 2000
State Bar of Michigan, Information Technology SectionChair1998 - 1999


Publication NameTitleDate
The Litigation Newsletter, State Bar of Michigan, Litigation SectionEnforcing Rights Against Online Infringers: Brandishing The Double Edged Sword of the DMCA2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of MichiganEnglish Language and Literature, Honors CollegeBA - Bachelor of Arts High Distinction (magna cum laude)1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
State Bar Annual MeetingLecturer, “Legal Issues in Putting Content on the Internet”1995
BRAVE NEW WORLD(tm) BUSINESS LAW SERIES“Creativity for Sale: A Guide toIndependent Contractor Law, Part I – Tax, Labor and Agency Law, Part II – Ownership Issues,” “Law of the Digital Image,” and “CYBERLAW: Online Protection and Liability”1995
Computer Commuter SeriesLecturer, “Copyrights in Computer Database Programs”1993
State Bar Annual Meetingecturer, “Negotiating Software Development Terms”1990
Michigan Computer Law InstituteLecturer, “Contracting for Software Development”1990