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Bodman PLC and 31 Firm Attorneys Honored by State Bar of Michigan for Pro Bono Service

By: Bodman PLC


Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that the firm, and 31 current Bodman attorneys, have been included in the State Bar of Michigan’s 2021 A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll.

The Honor Roll recognizes individual attorneys, law firms, and corporations that support access to justice efforts by providing pro bono legal services to low-income individuals and families throughout Michigan.

Bodman was recognized for achieving a per-attorney average of between 30 and 49 hours of pro bono service during 2020. Bodman also placed second in total firm pro bono hours out of the twelve firms appearing on the 2021 Honor Roll. 

Individual attorneys are recognized for having devoted at least 30, 50, or 100 hours to pro bono service during 2020.  The following 31 current Bodman attorneys are included in the 2021 A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll.

100+ Hours of Service

  • Alexandra C. Markel (Detroit Office)

50 to 99 Hours of Service

  • Jaron M. Bentley (Ann Arbor office)
  • Mary E. Cebula (Ann Arbor office)
  • Michelle Thurber Czapski (Troy office)
  • Gordon J. Kangas (Ann Arbor office)
  • John J. Kelly (Detroit office)
  • Susan M. Kornfield (Ann Arbor office)
  • Tyler D. Schofield (Detroit office)
  • Joseph J. Shannon (Detroit office)
  • Erica J. Shell (Detroit office)
  • Jacob J. Simon (Troy office)
  • Thomas J. Tallerico (Troy office)
  • Melissa M. Tetreau (Troy office)
  • Samantha Van Sumeren (Detroit office)
  • Glen M. Zatz (Troy office)
  • Christopher J. Zdarsky (Grand Rapids office)

30 to 49 Hours of Service

  • Justin P. Bagdady (Ann Arbor office)
  • Jack Carver (Ann Arbor office)
  • Christopher J. Dine (Detroit office)
  • Rebecca El Badaoui (Detroit office)
  • Gregory J. Gamalski (Troy office)
  • John David Gardiner (Grand Rapids office)
  • Erin M. Haney (Grand Rapids office)
  • Frederick J. Hoops, III (Detroit office)
  • Michelle L. Kolkmeyer (Detroit office)
  • Annalise A. Lekas (Detroit office)
  • Kelly M. Lockman (Detroit office)
  • Jay B. Long (Detroit office)
  • Kelsey M. Lutz (Ann Arbor office)
  • Karolina M. Powalka (Troy office)
  • Rebecca Seguin-Skrabucha (Detroit office)

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