Beyond Boundaries


Detroit and Toledo law schools held a joint meeting of their American Inns of Court at the Toledo Club on November 13.  The teams simulated a corporate counsel’s interview of law firms from both cities to handle cross-border litigation. Participants in the program included: (back row, l-r) Dan Bernard (Vercruysse, Murray & Calzone), Lee Khachaturian (Dickinson Wright), Judy Susskind (The Thurswell Law Firm), the Hon. Mary Ann Whipple (U.S. Bankruptcy Court), Hon. Daphne Means Curtis (Wayne County Circuit Court), John Siciliano (Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick in Toledo), and Gary Maveal (Professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law); (front row) Idara Akpan (student), Linde Webb (Lyde & Moan in Toledo), and Ivonne Soler (student).