Career Ladder


The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Wayne Region held a career panel discussion at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Jan. 30. The panelists included Allison Bach of Dickinson Wright; Deanne Bonner Simpson of Bonner DiSalvo; Susanna Brennan of Kelly Law Registry; and Nichole Hunter of Allen Law Group. Elizabeth Jolliffe of Your Benchmark Coach facilitated the discussion.  The lawyers shared keys to success in their firms, what they wished they had done differently as law students and young lawyers and many other tips and tales. Pictured are Maro Houhanisin, UDM Women’s Law Caucus president; Simpson; Bach, Jolliffe; 3rd Circuit Judge Patricia Perez Fresard; UDM Professor Peggy Costello; Abril Valdes, UDM Women’s Law Caucus vice president; Brennan; and Hunter, who is also WLAM Wayne Region president.

Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Jolliffe


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