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Real Estate, Estates, Employment,

Finance, Governmental, Municipal, Criminal,

Administration, Litigation
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  1. Business: 20%
    39 years
  2. Real Estate: 15%
    39 years
  3. Employment: 10%
    39 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    39 years
  5. Other: 45%
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Hourly ($235-250/hour)

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770 Pear Tree Lane
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, 48236


23100 Jefferson Avenue, Lower Level
St. Clair Shores, MI, 48080


41700 6 Mile Rd Ste 101
Northville, MI, 48168

Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Adjunct Professor of Law
Corporate & Finance LL.M. Graduate Law Program
Auburn Hills, MI



MIActive And In Good Standing197701/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Lawyers in MichigandBusiness2010
Peer Review Rated: AVMartindale-Hubbell1985
Who's Who in American LawN/AN/A
Who's Who in Emerging Leaders in AmericaN/AN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCMDA, plc1993 - 2011
Attorney: Acting Assoc. State Court AdministratorMichigan Supreme Court1983 - 1983
Attorney: Court AdministrationMichigan Supreme Court1978 - 1993
Deputy County Court ClerkWayne County Clerk: Michigan1976 - 1977
Law Clerk to Chief JudgeChief Judge: 3rd Judicial Circuit, Michgan1975 - 1976
Association namePosition nameDuration
Grosse Pointe Library Board of TrusteesTrustee2015 - Present
ABA Legal Assistance to Military Personnel CommitteeMember2014 - Present
University of Detroit MercyNational Alumni Board2014 - Present
State Bar of MIchigan: Master Lawyers SectionChairperson2011 - 2012
University of Detroit School of Law Alumni Board of DirectorsSecretary2010 - Present
State Bar of Michigan: Bar Leadership Advisory CommitteeMember2010 - 2012
State Bar of MichiganDistrict I Character & Fitness Panel2007 - Present
Michigan State Bar, Finance and HR CommitteeMember2003 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Information Technology Law SectionCouncil Member2000 - 2005
Michigan State Bar, Computer Law SectionCouncilmember2000 - 2003
Michigan State Bar, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionCouncilmember1991 - 1997
State Bar of Michigan, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionCouncil Member1991 - 1997
State Bar of MichganTrial Courts Committee1990 - 1999
Micigan State Bar, Representative AssemblyChairperson1990 - 1991
State Bar Race and Gender Task ForceMember1990 - 1992
State Bar of MichiganClerk1989 - 1990
Board of Commissioners, State Bar of MichiganCommissioner1986 - Present
Michigan State Bar, Young Lawyers SectionChairperson1986 - 1987
State Bar of MichiganMember1986 - 1992
American Bar AssociationMember, House of Delegates1984 - 2015
American Bar Association, House of DelegatesMember1984 - 1994
Michigan State Bar, Representative AssemblyMember1980 - 2001
University of Detroit Alumni Assoc. Board of DirectorsNational Vice-President1978 - 1989
New Detroit, Inc.Vice-Chair: Public Safety & Justice Committee1978 - 1990
State Bar of MichiganMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
M & D, Inc. v McConkey et alTrial setting silent fraud standard in MI
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Publication nameTitleDate
NewsletterPreventive Measures for Business Owners2011
MMRMAElectronic Mail Policy, Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority1998
63 Michigan Bar JournalPlain English in Judicial Administration: Michigan's Standardized Court Forms1984
Small Claims HandbookSmall Claims1981
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of DetroitEnglish-Philosophy dual major, Business-Psychology minorsAB, magna cum laude1974
University of DetroitPhilosophyAB1974
University of DetroitPre-LawAB1974
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Detroit-Mercy School of LawProfessionalism2011
Bar Leadership ConferenceEffective Meetings for Bar Leaders2011
Panel DiscussionLegal Career Trends2010
Michigan Supreme Court Region OneCourt Collections2009
Annual MeetingHot Topics2007
State Bar of Michigan Annual MeetingThe Law Practice Supermarket1998
Alternative Law Practice SeminarThere's More to Law than Law1982