Thursday, January 16, 2014
Noted Detroit personal injury lawyer accepts key role in reviewing applicants’ suitability for admission to practice in Michigan
SOUTHFIELD, MI (PRWEB) January 16, 2014
Sommers Schwartz’ shareholder Lisa Esser-Weidenfeller has been appointed by the State Bar of Michigan Board ofCommissioners to serve on the District I Character & Fitness Committee for a two-year term beginning on January 1, 2014.
Ms. Esser-Weidenfeller is a member of Sommers Schwartz’ personal injury and medical malpractice groups and is dedicated to representing people harmed as a result of professional negligence, premises liability, product liability, and automobile accidents. She has been recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star each year since 2011 and currently serves as the Awards & Subgrants Chief Judge for the American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.
“I am honored to have been appointed and to work with this group of outstanding professionals,” said Ms. Esser-Weidenfeller. “It is a privilege to serve on the Character & Fitness Committee and give back to the legal profession.”
The Standing Committee on Character & Fitness is charged with investigating and determining applicants’ suitability for admission to the State Bar of Michigan, and to provide recommendations to the State Board of Law Examiners. District Character & Fitness committees are comprised of lawyers and judges in each of the State Bar Commissioner districts with superior practice experience and knowledge.