Washtenaw County

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Welcome! The WCBA is essential for lawyers practicing law in Washtenaw County. Members value the local insight, recognition, and relationships. Immediate benefits also include the publicly accessible member directory (searchable by area of law) and the rotating “Meet a WCBA Attorney” feature found on most of our pages.

If you are a WCBA member, please add to your profile to make the most of these and other benefits. If you are a potential member, we hope you decide to join! If you are a member of the public, we hope this site is a useful tool for finding a Washtenaw County lawyer or other legal resources.

Our Upcoming Events

WCBA President’s Speakeasy

Join WCBA President, Jennifer Lawrence, at Mothfire Brewing Co. Stop by and say hello to your colleagues. This is a great time to network and socialize! We look forward to seeing you!

18th
Apr

LGBTQ Rights Section Meeting -Via Zoom

The Washtenaw County Bar Association’s LGBTQ Rights Section invites all WCBA members to a Virtual Brown Bag Lunch: TOPIC:   Please join Charlotte & Cynthia for an open discussionregarding the Dobbs decision and its expected impact on the future of LGBTQ rights. There will be additional time for Q&A to provide updates regarding new legal […]

22nd
Apr

WLAM WCBA MICHIGAN TRAILBLAZERS – In Person

WLAM Washtenaw Region and the WCBA Criminal Law Section Proudly Present:   MICHIGAN TRAILBLAZERS  “Domestic Violence Impact Panel:  What You Need to Know About ERPO (Extreme Risk Protection Orders)” Join moderators John Reiser and Jennifer Lawrence for a discussion on domestic violence and Michigan’s new Extreme Risk Protection Orders. PANELIST: Hon. Arianne Slay, Hon. Susan Longsworth, and […]

24th
Apr

ADR, Solo & Small Firm, and Trial Practice Law Joint Section Meeting – In Person

The Washtenaw County Bar Association’s ADR, SOLO & SMALL FIRM, and the TRIAL PRACTICE LAW SECTIONS invite you to a joint section meeting In Person WHEN: Noon, Thursday, April 25, 2024 SPEAKERS:  SBM Professionalism and Civility Committee Members Tim Lessing (Lessing Legal) and Caroline Giordano (Miller Canfield- Ann Arbor). TOPIC: Embracing Professionalism and Civility in the […]

25th
Apr

No Fees Day – Free Legal Advice

1st
May

Annual Meeting & Bench-Bar Conference

The Judiciary Committee of the Washtenaw County Bar Association invites you to participate in its Annual Meeting & Bench-Bar Conference Friday, May 3, 2024     Noon – 4:00 p.m. Travis Pointe Country Club* 2829 Travis Pointe, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108 *The Maple Road entrance is closed to the public. Delicious lunch buffet included. Program: Administration of […]

3rd
May

Solo & Small Firm Section Meeting – Via Zoom

SPEAKER:  Stuart Collis of Collis, Griffor & Hendra, PC TOPIC: What Every Attorney Needs to Know About the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Collections. Solo and Small Firm Section Co-Chairs: Stuart Collis & Amy Kullenberg Register by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 3rd. The comments and opinions presented at this meeting are for informational […]

6th
May

Washtenaw County Sheriff, Democratic Primary Candidate Forum

8th
May

Family Law Section Meeting – Via Zoom

The Washtenaw County Bar Association’s FAMILY LAW SECTION invites you to a section meeting via Zoom SPEAKER: Richard W. Wooten, Ph.D. Executive Director of Matrix Psychological Consulting, LLC TOPIC: Custody evaluations, parental mental health, and substance abuse issues. Family Law Section Chairs:  Georgette David & Emma Green Register by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2024 The comments […]

10th
May

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section Meeting -In Person

SPEAKERS:  Melisa Tasker – LMSW, Program Administrator at Washtenaw County Community Mental Health. Stephanie Swisher – LMSW, Health Services Supervisor at Washtenaw County Community Mental Health. TOPIC:  Presentation on the Assisted Outpatient Treatment process and what attorneys need to know about Community Mental Health’s role. LUNCHEON OPTIONS$25 lunch choices (water, coffee, iced tea, rolls & […]

14th
May

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The Washtenaw County Bar Association (WCBA) is a voluntary organization that is more than 700 legal professionals strong.

The Washtenaw County Bar Association (WCBA) is a voluntary organization that is more than 700 legal professionals strong. WCBA membership is a powerful tool for legal networking, continuing legal education, and legal career development – as well as an excellent opportunity to engage in meaningful community service. The WCBA is the perfect place to come together with other lawyers, judges, law students, and paralegals to enhance the legal profession by addressing advancements in the rule of law while eliminating bias and enhancing diversity. encourage all legal professionals in Washtenaw County to join the WCBA today.

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Jennifer L. Lawrence

President
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Katherine M. Sharkey

President Elect
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Shalini Nangia

Vice President
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Alexander W. Hermanowski

Treasurer
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Jinan M. Hamood

Secretary
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Samuel J. Bernstein

Immediate Past President
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Nimish R. Ganatra

Co-Chair Judiciary Committee
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Kristin Davis

Co-Chair Judiciary Committee
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Scott E. Munzel

Co-Chair Community Liaison
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Sarah M. Meinhart

Co-Chair Community Liaison
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Kara Krause

Co-President New Lawyers Section
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Natalie Lennon

Co-President New Lawyers Section
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Randolph Barker

Director at Large
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Alethia Battles

Director at Large
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Kyle Bredell

Director at Large
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Mara E. Kent

Director at Large
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John K. Kline

Director at Large
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Sydney Koch

Director at Large
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The WCBA encourages you to join our legal community today and to write your own story. Membership comes with quantifiable benefits like CLE opportunities, local lawyer referrals, and administrative assistance in the courthouse – along with career-enhancing professional camaraderie that is hard to beat.

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