Dean R. Michel, J.D.

Dean R. Michel, J.D.

Assistant Director, Office of Career and Professional Development


Suite 1265
(313) 577-8039
(313) 577-9800 (fax)

Dean R. Michel, J.D.

  • Biography


    Dean Michel is an assistant director with the office of career and professional development at Wayne Law. Dean works to facilitate student engagement with the office while ensuring students have access to valuable career resources for their preferred area of practice. He also works to ensure accurate and timely reporting of all ABA required employment disclosures.

    Dean graduated magna cum laude from Oakland University, earning his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. Afterward, Dean earned his J.D. from Wayne Law and became admitted to the State Bar of Michigan. During his time at Wayne, he competed with national moot court teams, and acted on the executive boards for both the Journal of Law in Society and the moot court program.

    Before joining the Law School, Dean had the pleasure of engaging numerous positions in the legal field - all very different from one another. During law school, he externed with the U.S. District Court with the Honorable Bernard Friedman’s chambers, acted as law clerk to a boutique Rochester Hills firm, and worked as a summer associate with a prominent Sterling Heights firm.

    After law school, Dean entered private practice where he primarily practiced personal injury, catastrophic injury, and class action litigation before joining the university.


  • Degrees and Certifications

    J.D., Wayne State University Law School
    B.A., Oakland University

    Admitted to the State Bar of Michigan