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Wayne State University Law School Alumni Appointed to Boards

July 26, 2007

BerdenDETROIT (July 26, 2007) – Wayne State University alumni and attorneys at Miller Canfield, Robert E.L. Wright and Pamela Enslen, were recently appointed to Bar Association boards.

Wright, a 1980 Law School alumnus and an attorney-mediator in Miller Canfield’s Grand Rapids office, was appointed to a one-year term as co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution Standing Committee on ADR Practice Management, Business, and Skills Development.

BerdenEnslen, a 1981 Law School alumna and a principal in the Kalamazoo office of Miller Canfield, was appointed to the board of directors of the Kalamazoo County Bar Association.

“Wayne State University Law School congratulates both Robert and Pamela on their recent appointments,” said Law School Dean Frank H. Wu. “They are tremendous leaders and visionaries and will greatly benefit the boards on which they serve.”

According to a Miller Canfield release, Wright is a Harvard-trained facilitative mediator and neutral arbitrator with more than 25 years’ experience in litigation for plaintiffs and defendants and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Michigan Super Lawyers 2006. Enslen’s practice includes litigation and dispute resolution, labor and employment law, and criminal defense. She is a member of the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates where she sits on several committees.

Founded in 1927 as Detroit City Law School, Wayne State University Law School is the only public law school in the Detroit metropolitan area.  The Law School is accredited by the ABA and is a member of AALS; has five live-client clinics; the Arthur Neef Law Library with a collection of over 620,000 volumes in a variety of formats; and a state-of-the-art building with lecture and court facilities, multi-media and distance learning classrooms, and offices for student groups.  The Law School currently has 800 students and approximately 11,000 living alumni working in 48 states and 15 foreign countries.

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