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Alumni Accomplishments

  • Phillip EricksonPhillip Erickson, '84, was nominated by his peers to the inaugural list of "Leading Lawyers" in Michigan for Leading Lawyers magazine. He is with Plunkett Cooney.
    December 16, 2014

  • Michael SheehyMichael Sheehy, '85, was nominated by his peers to the inaugural list of "Leading Lawyers" in Michigan for Leading Lawyers magazine. He is with Plunkett Cooney.
    December 16, 2014

  • Mary MassaronMary Massaron, '90, was nominated by her peers to the inaugural list of "Leading Lawyers" in Michigan for Leading Lawyers magazine. She is with Plunkett Cooney.
    December 16, 2014

  • Stanley ProkopStanley Prokop, '68, was nominated by his peers to the inaugural list of "Leading Lawyers" in Michigan for Leading Lawyers magazine. He is with Plunkett Cooney.
    December 16, 2014

  • Scott SirichScott Sirich, '92, was nominated by his peers to the inaugural list of "Leading Lawyers" in Michigan for Leading Lawyers magazine. He is with Plunkett Cooney.
    December 16, 2014

  • Paul DelacourtPaul Delacourt, '93, was named special agent in charge of the FBI's Honolulu Division.
    December 15, 2014

  • Holli TarganHolli Targan, '85, a partner at Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC, was recognized as a leading lawyer in her field by The Best Lawyers in America for 2014.
    December 11, 2014

  • Michael GadolaMichael Gadola, '90, was appointed to the Michigan Court of Appeals by Gov. Rick Snyder. He fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge William Whitbeck.
    December 10, 2014

  • Tanzania JaysuraTanzania Jaysura, '14, had a unique swearing-in to the practice of law. Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack administered the oath to Jaysura via video conference, so Jaysura wouldn't have to leave her military post in California. D'lorah Hughes, Wayne Law's associate director of clinical education, served as Jaysura's sponsor. Jaysura is a judge advocate with the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton.
    December 8, 2014

  • Suzanne SutherlandSuzanne Sutherland, '14, joined Hilger Hammond PC as an associate attorney.
    December 8, 2014

  • Charles Filice, '68, who at 70 is the longest-serving district judge in the state among those currently on the bench, will officially step down Jan. 1 when his term ends. He is judge of Lansing's 54A District Court. 
    December 8, 2014

  • Susan Grant, '81, will retire from her post as judge of 77th District Court in Big Rapids at the end of the year. She has served the court as judge since 1996.
    December 8, 2014

  • Emily MayerEmily Mayer, '14, joined Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss PC as an associate in the firm's litigation practice group. 
    December 8, 2014

  • Jessica WollJessica Woll, '93, was profiled in the Detroit Legal News for helping families weather divorce trauma through her law practice.
    December 8, 2014

  • Scott WestonScott Weston, '03, has been elected to partner at Cooley LLP in California. He is a member of the firm's patent counseling and prosecution practice.
    December 5, 2014

  • Erick HosnerErick Hosner, '14, has joined Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC in Royal Oak. He concentrates his practice in tax, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions.
    December 5, 2014

  • M. Richard Knoblock, '74, is retiring as judge of 52nd Circuit Court in Huron County. He has held the seat for 36 years.
    December 5, 2014

  • Craig Scheuern, '04, has become a shareholder in Quinn Law Group PLLC based in Novi. He joined the firm in 2005. Scheuern concentrates his practice on the preparation and prosecution of domestic, international and foreign patent applications in a variety of technical areas, including the electrical, software and mechanical arts, as well as IP-related client counseling.  
    December 3, 2014

  • Michael TaylorMichael Taylor, '08, was confirmed as mayor of Sterling Heights to serve out the term of RIchard Notte, who died in October. Taylor was first elected to the council at 2009 when he was 26 -- the youngest person to be elected to the council in the city's history. He was re-elected in 2011 and 2013 with the highest number of votes, earning him the mayor pro-tem position. Taylor is a senior attorney with the Mount Clemens-based law firm of Davis Burket Savage Listman Brennan, where he represents individuals and businesses on a wide range of civil matters, focusing on civil litigation, corporate law, estate planning and property tax appeals.
    December 3, 2014

  • Kathy Browne, '87, is expanding her conservation education and beautification efforts for 2015 in the downtown Plymouth area through her landscape design firm, Divine Redesigns LLC. Her demonstration planter can be seen on Forest Avenue in front of the Open Dohr shop from May through October.
    December 1, 2014