Nolan sworn in as SBM President-Elect


Lawrence P. Nolan, president of the Eaton Rapids law firm of Nolan, Thomsen & Villas, P.C., and current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Western Michigan University Cooley School of Law, was sworn in as President-Elect of the State Bar of Michigan at its annual meeting held on Oct. 8 in Novi.

He will succeed Lori Buiteweg next September to become the 82nd President of the State Bar of Michigan.

Nolan has served as past president of the Ingham County Bar Association, the Cooley American Inns of Court, the Ingham County Bar Foundation and the Diocese of Lansing Catholic Lawyers Guild.

He also is a member of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society.

Nolan was listed by Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation in the Lansing area for 2016.

An alumnus of Cooley Law School, Nolan founded his firm in 1976.

Published: Mon, Dec 07, 2015