Birmingham – Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton (KOHP), a leading employment and labor law firm with offices in Birmingham Mich. and Detroit, is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Hardy was appointed as a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s Judicial Qualifications Committee.
Hardy was appointed to the committee by Michigan State Bar President Julie Fershtman.
As requested by the Governor, the Judicial Qualifications Committee interviews, evaluates and rates candidates for appointment to judicial vacancies. The work of the Committee members, the State Bar staff liaisons, and the Reporter (which includes preparation for interviews, candidate interviews, deliberations, and the ratings reported by the State Bar directly to the Governor’s Office) is confidential.
“I feel extremely honored to be asked to serve on this vital State Bar of Michigan committee,” said Hardy. “This committee continues to play an important role in determining whether a candidate is qualified to serve on the State judiciary and look forward to lending my knowledge and expertise to the position.”
Hardy previously served on this committee as a Co-Chair from 1998-2004 and was a Member from 1991-1994 and again from 1996-2004.
The appointment is a two-year term.
About Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy and Pelton
Founded in 1997, Kienbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton has become one of the top employment and labor law firms in Michigan. With offices in Birmingham, Mich. and Detroit, KOHP represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including preventive counseling, employment litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and traditional labor relations matters. For more information about KOHP and its practice areas, please call 248-645-0000 or visit www.kohp.com.