Brian D. Einhorn sworn in as State Bar president

Brian D. Einhorn of Southfield has been sworn in as the 79th president of the State Bar of Michigan.

Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young Jr. officiated at the Sept. 19 ceremony. The swearing-in took place in conjunction with the SBM Annual Meeting at the Lansing Center.

Einhorn is a founding partner of Collins Einhorn Farrell where he focuses his practice on insurance coverage and professional liability.

Also sworn in as officers for 2013-2014 were President-Elect Thomas C. Rombach, of New Baltimore; Vice-President Lori A. Buiteweg, of Ann Arbor; Secretary Lawrence P. Nolan, of Eaton Rapids; and Treasurer Donald G. Rockwell, of Flint.

Einhorn will lead an organization of over 43,000 members that works to improve the administration of justice, promotes the legal profession, and builds public understanding of our legal system. He has been involved in State Bar work for almost a decade and has served on many of its committees and groups. He was elected to the SBM Board of Commissioners in 2004 and has served as treasurer, secretary, vice president, and president-elect. He has also a served as president of the Association of Defense Trial Counsel, vice president of the Mediation Tribunal Association, and as a board member of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association.

Einhorn plans to stress the importance of transparency in judicial campaign funding.

The Washtenaw County Inn of Court Kickoff Event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Ann Arbor campus, 3475 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor.

The evening is a chance to meet and greet your new team members, receive the dates for the team presentations and hear more about the honorable traditions of the American Inns of Court.

The Inns of Court is designed to be both informative and fun; a social get-together precedes each program.

For information, contact Kyeena G. Slater at