Upcoming Events for all Members

October Blood Drive

Bias Awareness Reception- 10/17/19

Meet & Greet Our Judges- 10/23/19

IP Law Section Meeting- 10/30/19

Family Law Section Meeting- 11/1/19

Criminal & Family Law Sections Meeting- 11/8/19

Estate/Probate Section Meeting- 11/12/19

Holiday Reception- 12/4/19

Go to our CALENDAR for details and to register!

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Washtenaw County Bar Association -  It's Where You Belong! 

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. 

September/October President's Message

Work. Life.  Balance.

You are likely a little tired of hearing or seeing those three words in succession. You might wonder why another bar association article is devoted to lowering the potential stressors in a legal career.  I understand.  However, there is a reason those three words exist: attorneys face some of the highest rates of substance abuse, depression, and anxiety amongst professionals.

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Steven Z. Garris

Garris, Garris, Garris & Garris, P.C.
300 E. Washington St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: (734) 761-7282
P Number: 26372

University of Michigan (1973)BA Pre-law
University of Illinois (1976) Juris Doctor
Numerous post-graduate courses in continuing legal education. Degree from National College of Advocacy in Civil and Criminal Trial Advocacy.
Past president and current member of Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association. Washtenaw County Bar Association, Michigan Trial Lawyers, sustaining member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Former Council member for St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, as well as legal counsel.
Admitted U.S. District Court-Eastern District, the U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, and 8th Circuit. Court appointed mediator in Washtenaw, Wayne, Livingston, and Lenawee Counties.
Super Lawyer -Super Lawyer - the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state
American Society of Legal Advocates - Top 100 Trial Lawyers in U.S.
National Association of Distinguished Lawyers - Top One Percent
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys-Top Ten Best in Michigan

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