Sommers Schwartz's Lisa Esser-Weidenfeller appointed to State Bar of Michigan District I Character and Fitness Committee

Noted Detroit personal injury lawyer accepts key role in reviewing applicants’ suitability for admission to practice in Michigan. 

It is a privilege to serve on the Character & Fitness Committee and give back to the legal profession. 

Sommers Schwartz’ shareholder Lisa Esser-Weiden­feller has been appointed by the State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners to serve on the District I Character & Fitness Commi­ttee for a two-year term beginning on January 1, 2014. 

Ms. Esser-Weidenfeller is a member of Sommers Schwartz’ personal injury and medical malpractice groups and is dedicated to representing people harmed as a result of professional negligence, premises liability, product liability, and automobile accidents. She has been recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star each year since 2011 and currently serves as the Awards & Subgrants Chief Judge for the American Bar Assoc­iation’s Young Lawyers Division.

“I am honored to have been appointed and to work with this group of outstanding professionals,” said Ms. Esser-Weidenfeller. “It is a privilege to serve on the Character & Fitness Committee and give back to the legal profession.”

The Standing Committee on Character & Fitness is charged with investigating and determining applicants’ suitability for admission to the State Bar of Michigan, and to provide recommendations to the State Board of Law Examiners. District Character & Fitness committees are comprised of lawyers and judges in each of the State Bar Commissioner districts with superior practice experience and knowledge. 

About Sommers Schwartz, P.C.:  Sommers Schwartz, P.C., a law firm located in South­field, Michigan, represents individuals in Michigan and across the country who have been harmed as a result of medical errors, defective products, loss of employment, and other forms of negligence or intentional injury, as well as businesses involved in complex litigation matters that jeopardize their existence. Additional information about Sommers Schwartz can be found on its website: