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Alumni Accomplishments

  • Daniel KubiakDaniel Kubiak, '80, of Mika Meyers in Grand Rapids wrote How does a reverse mortgage work? published in the Grand Rapids Business Journal.
    September 2, 2015

  • Michael SkoczylasMichael Skoczylas, '13, has joined Jaffe, Raitt, Keuer & Weiss PC as an associate in the firm's Tax Practice Group. 
    September 2, 2015

  • Margaret ScottMargaret Scott, '88, was presented with a "Challenge Coin" for her service to the North Oakland County Veteran's Treatment Court. She is an executive partner at Secrest Wardle and a former prosecuting attorney.
    September 2, 2015

  • Donald DeNault Jr.Donald DeNault Jr., '96, will be the Macomb County Bar Association's 87th president. He is a shareholder with O'Reilly Rancilio in Sterling Heights. 
    September 2, 2015

  • William HamptonWilliam Hampton, '63, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2016. He is the immediate past-president of Secrest Wardle, and senior partner & immediate past managing partner of the firm's Municipal Law Practice Group. 
    September 2, 2015

  • Dan RingoDan Ringo, '12, has been named chief operating officer of Continuum Services, a building maintenance and facility services company based in Southfield. 
    September 2, 2015

  • Joel SerlinJoel Serlin, '68, received the Oakland County Bar Association's Professionalism Award. He is the first and only Oakland County Circuit Court Ombudsman and a senior partner with Seyburn Kahn in Southfield. 
    September 2, 2015

  • Daniel KellyDaniel Kelly, '74, a St. Clair County Circuit Court judge, was the subject of a feature story, "Judge Dan and Mary Kelly together in law," in The Times Herald.
    September 1, 2015

  • Richard MarekRichard Marek, '76, was elected president of the Vermont State Historical Society. He ended 12 years of service in the Vermont House of Representatives earlier this year, after retiring from practicing corporate law.
    September 1, 2015

  • Diane FearsDiane Fears, '89, wrote "Tipping the Scales: Courting Diverse Judicial Clerkship Applicants," published in the September edition of the NALP Bulletin. Fears is director of Career Services and the Student Voluntary Pro Bono Program at Wayne Law.
    September 1, 2015

  • James HarlanJames Harlan, '00, joined InterDigital Communications as its director of Standards and Competition Policy. His responsibilities include representing InterDigital across the globe before standards-setting organization IP policy committees and working groups regarding patent, standards-setting, competition and licensing policy matters.
    August 31, 2015

  • Daniel MatsonDaniel Matson, '68, retired after 45 years as city attorney for DeWitt. In private practice, Matson also has served as president of the Clinton County Bar Association, president of the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys, and president of the Michigan Municipal League Legal Defense Fund. He also has served as chairman on the public corporations law section and the arts, communications, entertainment and sports law section for the State Bar of Michigan.
    August 27, 2015

  • Robert RaittRobert Raitt, '92, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. Raitt was recognized in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation. He is a partner with Michigan Auto Law.
    August 25, 2015

  • Lindsay SchmidtLindsay Schmidt, '13, joined Garan Lucow Miller PC as an associate attorney.
    August 25, 2015

  • Paul IssoPaul Isso, '11, launched a law firm in Phoenix, Ariz. The Isso Law Firm focuses on legal ethics; criminal defense; civil litigation; and entertainment, media and sports law.
    August 25, 2015

  • Joseph DeVitoJoseph DeVito, '05, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. DeVito was recognized in the practice area of Corporate Law. He is with Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC.
    August 21, 2015

  • Kristopher HullibergerKristopher Hulliberger, '03, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. Hulliberger was recognized in the practice area of Patent Law. He is with Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC.
    August 21, 2015

  • Brad RayleBrad Rayle, '78, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. Rayle was recognized in the practice area of Labor Law-Management. He is with Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC.
    August 21, 2015

  • Danielle BullockDanielle Bullock, '08, joined law firm Colodny Fass as an associate. Bullock, a member of the Florida Bar, also is certified to practice law in all 15 member nations of CARICOM, also known as the Caribbean Community. During her tenure with another South Florida litigation firm, Bullock worked for the Office of the Attorney General for Jamaica, for which she provided counsel on complex commercial matters, governmental contracts and the inter-relationship of U.S. and Caribbean law.
    August 21, 2015

  • Steven Sonenberg, '79, was appointed as public defender in Pima County, Arizona.
    August 20, 2015