Peter Houk honored as 'Lawyer of the Year' in Arbitration in Lansing

Fraser Trebilcock attorney Peter D. Houk has been named the Best Lawyers in America 2020 Arbitration “Lawyer of the Year” in Lansing. He also has been recognized by Best Lawyers in the field of Mediation.

Houk, who has practiced law for 50 years, was City Attorney for Lansing, Prosecuting Attorney for Ingham County, and Assistant Attorney General for the state of Michigan before being appointed to the bench in 1986.

Since retiring from the bench, Houk has mediated hundreds of cases.

A graduate of Wayne State University Law School and the University of Michigan, Houk also has accrued many recognitions throughout his career, including being named twice by Lawyers Weekly as one of Michigan's most respected judges, being listed in Super Lawyers continuously since 2006, as well as Best Lawyers in America for Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Houk is past president of the American Inns of Court, Cooley Chapter, and was an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law at Cooley Law School for 20 years. He also has been elected as a Fellow of the State Bar of Michigan, is on the American Arbitration Association list of approved mediators and arbitrators for construction and commercial matters, and is a Western District of Michigan Court Approved Mediator.