Duly Noted

State Bar of Michigan announces election results Board of Commissioners:

Four attorneys—Lawrence P. Nolan, representing Barry, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Livingston, Montcalm, and Shiawasee counties; the Hon. Michael J. Riordan, representing Lenawee, Monroe, and Wayne counties; Jules B. Olsman, and Maureen McGinnis, both representing Oakland County —won contested seats in this year’s SBM Board of Commissioners elections. The State Bar Board of Commissioners provides oversight to the various operations of the Bar, such as finance, public policy, and member services.

Thomas C. Rombach, representing Macomb and St. Clair counties, and Lori A. Buiteweg, representing Washtenaw and Jackson counties, won uncontested racs. They, along with the four attorneys above, will serve three-year terms expiring at the close of the 2015 Annual Meeting.

Representative Assembly

Twenty-six attorneys won contested races for the State Bar Representative Assembly:

Representing Wayne County, Elizabeth M. Johnson, John P. Mayer, Fred K. Herrmann, Marcy L. Rosen, John F. Clark, Daniel D. McLean, Eric S. Rosenthal, Vincent A. Romano, Douglas A. Kaye, Aaron V. Burrell, and James W. Heath.

Representing Oakland County, Samuel I. Bernstein, Michael D. Elkins, Kenneth B. Morgan, Michael J. Blau, Lauren A. Rousseau, Lawrence B. Shulman, Daniel D. Quick, Matthew B. Woodworth, Syeda F. Davidson, Barry D. Malone Ray H. Littleton II and James T. Weiner.

Representing Genesee County, Richard M. Barron.

Representing Ingham County, Joshua S. Smith, Michael J. Marutiak, and Michael Jankowski.

Matthew P. Smith won in an unopposed race as a representative of Kent County.

The 150-member Representative Assembly, created in 1972 to increase the proportion of members who actively participate in Bar policy, serves as the SBM final policy-making body.

Judicial Tenure Commission: Hon. Michael M. Hathaway won election for a three-year term on the Judicial Tenure Commission, a constitutionally created body that promotes the integrity of the judicial process and preserves public confidence in the courts.

Young Lawyers Section Executive Council: Andrea Irons, Mwanaisha A. Sims, Derek G. Russaw, Lori Smith, Jade J. Edwards, Bonnie R. Shaw, and Shenique A. Moss won terms on the council for the Young Lawyers Section, one of the State Bar's largest sections.