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  1. Litigation: 50%
    31 years, 500 cases
  2. Administrative Law: 30%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Mediation: 20%
    25 years, 200 cases



Hourly ($125-200/hour)

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214 W Division St
Dowagiac, MI, 49047


MIVoluntary Inactive200911/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bar Registry of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2011
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Visiting Associate Professor of LawCase Law School2003 - 2004
PresidentJane P. Wilson & Associates Co., L.P.A.1996 - 2007
FacultyNational Institute for Trial Advocacy1994 - 1997
Adjunct ProfessorCleveland State University College of Law1990 - 2001
Shareholder - Head of Practice GroupDuvin, Cahn, Barnard & Messerman1988 - 1995
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State, ex rel. Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. v. Morse, 72 Ohio St.3d 210Favorable
Job v. Cleveland Dance Center, 62 Ohio App.3d 678Favorable
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Michigan State UniversityN/AB.S. Magna Cum Laude - Honors College1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
“Averting Disaster: Employee Documentation, Discipline and Termination”Pretrial Skills-Thinking On Your Feet2006
“Averting Disaster: Employee Documentation, Discipline and Termination”“Averting Disaster: Employee Documentation, Discipline and Termination”2005
“Fundamental Issues in Ohio Human Resource Law”“Fundamental Issues in Ohio Human Resource Law”2003
“Ohio Labor and Employment Law"“Ohio Labor and Employment Law"2002
“Workers’ Compensation Update 1994”“Workers’ Compensation Update 1994”1994
Duvin, Cahn, Barnard & Messerman Employment and Labor Law Seminar“Workers’ Compensation Fraud”1994
“Workers’ Compensation Update 1993”“Workers’ Compensation Update 1993”1993
The Americans With Disabilities Act“The Americans With Disabilities Act”1992
Duvin, Cahn, Barnard & Messerman Employment and Labor Law Seminar"Scope of Immunity Under Workers' Compensation Law1991
Duvin, Cahn, Barnard & Messerman Employment and Labor Law SeminarWorkers' Compensation and Intentional Torts1988