MLAW alumnus named chair of SBM Representative Assembly

Fred K. Herrmann, a partner with Kerr Russell in Detroit, has been sworn in as chair of the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly for 2016-2017.

 Herrmann was sworn in Sept.22 by 37th District Court Judge John M. Chmura at the SBM Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids.

He will chair the 150-member Representative Assembly, the final policy-making body of the State Bar created in 1971 by the Michigan Supreme Court at the request of the SBM Board of Commissioners. Herrmann represents the Third Judicial Circuit in the Assembly.

He is also a member of the SBM Board of Commissioners and served on the SBM 21st Century Practice Task Force. Herrmann is a member of the Executive Board of the Federal Bar Association, Easter District of Michigan Chapter and serves as the Chapter’s Program Chair.

A Northville resident, Hermann graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, and earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.


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