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Dykema’s James M. Cameron, Jr., Reappointed As Chairperson of the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board

Detroit – September 24, 2014 – Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that James M. Cameron, Jr., a member of the Dykema’s Litigation Group and Office Managing Member of the firm’s Ann Arbor, Michigan office, was recently reappointed as Chairperson of the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board (ADB) by the Michigan Supreme Court.

The Michigan ADB is the adjudicative arm of the Michigan Supreme Court for discharge of its exclusive constitutional responsibility to supervise and discipline Michigan attorneys. Cameron has been a member of the ADB for five years, serving as Chair for the past year after previously serving as Vice-Chair for two years.

Cameron focuses his practice on commercial litigation. He has handled patent infringement suits for Wayne State University and a variety of corporate entities. Cameron is also experienced in construction contract litigation including having served as counsel for the City of Ann Arbor in disputes arising from the City’s construction of its wastewater treatment plant. He has an interest in alternative dispute resolution and has significant experience as a facilitator, mediator and arbitrator.

Cameron received his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University and his J.D. from American University.

About The Michigan ADB
The Michigan Attorney Discipline Board is the adjudicative arm of the Michigan Supreme Court for discharge of its exclusive constitutional responsibility to supervise and discipline Michigan attorneys.
The ADB appoints hearing panels composed of three volunteer attorneys to conduct the trial-level proceedings under Subchapter 9.100 of the Michigan Court Rules, including cases in which the Attorney Grievance Commission has filed a formal complaint alleging that a member of the State Bar of Michigan has committed professional misconduct or should be transferred to inactive status. The ADB also hears petitions for review of decisions by a hearing panel and performs other duties. A decision of the ADB may be appealed to the Michigan Supreme Court. Additional questions about the discipline system are answered in our FAQs.

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