The Oakland County Bar Association announced its leadership for the upcoming year during its 80th annual meeting held last week. Based in Bloomfield Hills, the local organization of more than 3,000 legal professionals and is dedicated to improving the justice system and promoting the delivery of quality legal services to the public.
Named new president was Thomas H. Howlett of The Googasian firm. Others on the executive board are: president-elect, David Carl Anderson of David Carl Anderson; vice president, David C. Anderson of Collins Einhorn Farrell; treasurer, Victoria A. Valentine of Valentine & Associates (re-elected incumbent); and secretary, Gerald J. Gleeson II of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone (re-elected incumbent who moves up from board of directors).
In addition, the association named two newly elected members and two re-elected incumbents to the board of directors. They are:
Melinda N. Deel of Melinda N. Deel; Karen H. Safran of Carson Fischer; Michael K. Lee of Lee & Correll (re-elected incumbent); and Daniel D. Quick of Dickinson Wright (re-elected incumbent)
The following members of the board are serving continuing terms: James J. Parks of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss; Maureen M. McGinnis of Donald E. McGinnis Jr.; Keefe A. Brooks of Brooks Wilkins Sharkey & Turco; Kaveh Kashef of Clark Hill; Hon. Cynthia T. Walker of the 50th District Court; and Elizabeth L. Luckenback of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss.