Just the Beginning


As part of the third annual Just the Beginning Foundation Summer Legal Institute, high school students from schools in and around the City of Detroit attended a Judges’ Panel on Tuesday, June 18, at the T. Levin U.S. District Courthouse in Detroit.  Taking part in the panel were (l-r) moderator Noah P. Hood of the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section and Miller, Canfield, Paddock, & Stone PLC; U.S. District Court Judge Gershwin A. Drain; U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Mark A. Randon; U.S. District Court Judge Robert H. Cleland; U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Laurie J. Michelson; and Jerome Crawford of Dickinson Wright PLLC. The program is designed to provide high school students who aspire to become lawyers with an introduction to the rule of law and the legal profession. It is presented by the Chicago-based Just the Beginning Foundation (www.jtbf.org), in partnership with Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Oakland University, Walmart, the ABA Council of Legal Education Opportunity, and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

Photo by John Meiu


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