Wayne State University

Alumni Accomplishments

Harold Hood
Harold Hood '59, will receive the Michigan State Bar Foundation's 2015 Founders Award, which recognizes lawyers who exemplify professional excellence and outstanding community contributions. He is receiving the award posthumously.

October 5, 2015
Mort Collins
Mort Collins '58, is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Collins Einhorn Farrell PC, the law firm he founded in Southfield in 1971. Collins earned his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University in 1953.

April 25, 2016
Mort Collins
Mort Collins '58, has been selected to receive the Oakland County Bar Association's Distinguished Career Achievement Award. Collins, the founding member of Collins Einhorn Farrell PC, earned his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University in 1953.

May 23, 2016
Carroll Little '57, was the focus of a Detroit News column, Berman: The state's most tenacious judge. He is a state administrative judge and the state's longest serving public employee.

May 21, 2015
Douglas Metz
Douglas Metz '57, was reappointed to the California Boating and Waterways Commission, where he has served since 2006. He is senior counsel to The King Law Group.

February 29, 2016
Damon J. Keith
Damon J. Keith '56, was awarded the Wolverine Bar Association's Living Legacy Award at the organization's April 12 Barristers' Ball in Detroit.

April 18, 2014
Damon J. Keith
Damon J. Keith '56, (LL.M.) will receive an honorary degree from University of Detroit Mercy on May 9. The university will award him an honorary degree of doctor of humane letters during its undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony. Keith, a famed civil rights leader, has served as a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals judge since 1977.  

April 23, 2015
Damon J. Keith
Damon J. Keith '56, (LL.M.) was honored at a dinner during a conference at Duke Law School. The conference was entitled, "Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America."

November 20, 2015
George Lubienski
George Lubienski '56, will celebrate 60 years of practicing law. His office is in Dearborn.

May 31, 2016
Damon J. Keith, LL.M.
Damon J. Keith, LL.M. '56, was featured in The Washington Post. Read the story here. He visited Washington, D.C., to screen a documentary about his life in one of Howard University's moot courtrooms, which will be named for him. He also joined luminaries from across the country to celebrate the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.

October 7, 2016
Bruce Miller
Bruce Miller '54, of Miller Cohen PLC was named to the Top 100 list by Michigan Super Lawyers magazine.

September 19, 2014
Richard Kitch
Richard Kitch '54, of Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook, was named one of 30 Leaders in the Law for 2016 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

March 30, 2016
Gilbert M. Frimet
Gilbert M. Frimet '54, senior attorney at Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC in Southfield, was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2017 for health care law. He earned his bachelor's degree from Wayne State University.

October 4, 2016

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