Bodman Attorney Erica Shell Named Barrister of the Year
Bodman attorney Erica J. Shell received the “Barrister of the Year” Award from the Detroit Bar Association Barristers at the annual Summer Breeze Gala held at the Detroit Shipping Company on July 24.
The Barrister of the Year Award recognizes a Barristers board member who has exhibited an unusual commitment to service through his or her work with the Barristers. Shell has served on the Barristers’ Board of Directors since 2018 and is the 2019-20 board treasurer. She also served as co-chair of the Education Subcommittee and was a primary planner of the 2019 Law Day activities.
Shell is a senior associate and a member of Bodman’s Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group. She practices in the firm’s Detroit office.
The Barristers is the young lawyers section of the Detroit Bar Association. Its members are active and service-oriented, with a focus on service to the community and service to the bar. The organization provides new lawyers with opportunities to expand their leadership skills, participate in community service projects, attend educational seminars, and network with other young lawyers.