D. Augustus Straker Bar Association Names New President


DETROIT — Attorney Aaron V. Burrell has been elected president of the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association.

The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association is a proactive organization of diverse attorneys, with a mission of promoting legal practice opportunities for minorities and women and to facilitate equal justice for all citizens in Metro Detroit. Membership includes a diverse coalition of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals.

Burrell is an associate in the firm’s Detroit office. He focuses his practice in the areas of appellate, commercial and business litigation, labor and employment, and minority business enterprises.

Burrell is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Representative Assembly for the third Judicial Circuit and is an Oakland County Bar Foundation Fellow. He is also a member of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the Wolverine Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

Burrell received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and his juris doctor, magna cum laude, from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.