Professionalism in Action at Detroit Mercy Law


– Photo by John Meiu

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law conducted its annual Professionalism in Action event in conjunction with the State Bar of Michigan on Friday, Jan. 15.  Area judges and lawyers discussed the importance of civility, professionalism, and ethics by addressing a series of hypotheticals with all first-year law students in small groups.  Among those taking part in the program were (first row, left to right) Jonathan Karmo, Alexandra Nicholaides, Robert Hindelang, Macie Tuiasosopo, State Bar of Michigan President Lori Buiteweg, Greg Ulrich, Katrina Hardy, Ben Go, Kristina Robinson, and Joe Sullivan; along with (second row, left to right) Melinda Zatkoff, Justin Zatkoff, Denise Glassmeyer, Marlena Taylor, Santana Knight Schneider, Euel Kinsey, Detroit Mercy Law Dean Phyllis L. Crocker, Rosa Weaver, Susan Gillooly, Wendy Baxter, Meghan Riordan, and Eric Straus; in addition to (third row, left to right) Nolan Yaldo, Joe Vernon, Michael Rowady, Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Leo Bowman, Alex Petrik, Mark Wisniewski, Charles Rutherford, Joseph Golden, and Elizabeth Jolliffe.