Wayne State University

Alumni Accomplishments

Christopher Blount
Christopher Blount '06, was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the 36th District Court in Detroit. Blount earned his master's and bachelor's degrees from Wayne State University.

March 23, 2017
Tina Reynolds
Tina Reynolds '96, was chosen to serve a three-year term on Governor Rick Snyder's newly created Child Lead Exposure Elimination Commission. The purpose of the commission is to advise the governor on programs and policies to fight lead exposure in children. Reynolds is the health policy director for the Michigan Environmental Council. She earned her bachelor's degree in natural resources from the University of Michigan.

March 20, 2017
Phillip E. Seltzer
Phillip E. Seltzer '82, was selected by the Institute for Continuing Legal Education to be on a panel of experts for a webinar titled "Identify and Pursue Legal Malpractice Claims." He is a principal and shareholder of Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer Garin PC in Bloomfield Hills. Seltzer earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

March 15, 2017
Robert E. Thomas
Robert E. Thomas '13, was elected chairman of the Board of Zoning Appeals for the city of Detroit. He earned his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and his master's degree in science in industrial technology manufacturing systems from North Carolina A&T State University.

March 13, 2017
Ted Marshall
Ted Marshall '16, an associate with Willingham & Coté PC, in East Lansing, was featured in the Detroit Legal News. Read the article here. Marshall earned his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.

March 2, 2017
Henry Baskin
Henry Baskin '57, was inducted into the Gold Circle of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Michigan Chapter. Baskin, who owns the Baskin Law Firm in Birmingham, was featured in the Detroit Free Press. Read the full article here.

February 27, 2017
Lori Buiteweg
Lori Buiteweg '90, was named a 2017 "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She is a partner with Nichols Sacks Slank Sendelbach and Buiteweg PC. Buiteweg earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

February 27, 2017
Judy Calton
Judy Calton '86, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She is a partner with Honigman in Detroit. Calton earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois.    

February 27, 2017
Pamela Enslen
Pamela Enslen '81, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She is a partner with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP in Kalamazoo. She earned her master's and bachelor's degrees from the University of Michigan.

February 27, 2017
Diana Lee Khachaturian
Diana Lee Khachaturian '98, of the Law Office of Diana Lee Khachaturian in Troy, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

February 27, 2017
Donna M. MacKenzie
Donna M. MacKenzie '04, of Olsman MacKenzie & Wallace, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She earned her bachelor's degree from Alma College.

February 27, 2017
Michael W. Maddin
Michael W. Maddin '65, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He is president emeritus, a shareholder and a founder of Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller PC in Southfield. Maddin earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.

February 27, 2017
 Christopher M.  Mann
Christopher M. Mann '04, a member of Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler PLC in Bloomfield Hills, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.    

February 27, 2017
Robert Sickels
Robert Sickels '78, a senior shareholder with Sommers Schwartz in Southfield, was named a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. He earned his bachelor's degree from Michigan State University.

February 27, 2017
Lisa Todd
Lisa Todd '15, has been admitted to the Ph.D. program in political science at Wayne State University for fall 2017 semester. Todd earned her master's degree from Eastern Michigan University and her bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland.

February 25, 2017
Sophie Zhang
Sophie Zhang '15, has joined Bodman's Enterprise Procurement Group in Troy as a staff attorney. She earned her bachelor's degree from China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing.

February 25, 2017
Michael J. Thomas, LL.M.
Michael J. Thomas, LL.M. '10, wrote "The 401(k) as a Pivotal Point in the Movement Towards Defined Contribution Plans," for the February 2017 New Mexico Lawyer. Read the full article here. Thomas is currently obtaining his Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation and is a deputy general counsel at the New Mexico Corrections Department. He earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan and his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

February 25, 2017
Mike Kolasa, LL.M.
Mike Kolasa, LL.M. '94, made a donation to the members of the Ishpeming Ski Club in Ishpeming, Michigan to help fund the replacement of bindings on the skis the team uses for jumping. Kolasa is vice president and trust officer at The Stephenson National Bank & Trust. He earned his J.D. from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and his bachelor's degree from Northern Michigan University.

February 21, 2017
Joseph A. Richotte
Joseph A. Richotte '07, an attorney and shareholder with Butzel Long in Bloomfield Hills, has been appointed to the State Bar of Michigan's Appellate Practice Section Council. Richotte earned his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Wayne State University.

February 21, 2017
Nathan D. Dupes
Nathan D. Dupes '11, has been admitted as a member of Bodman in Detroit. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

February 21, 2017

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