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Dickinson Wright Attorney Aaron V. Burrell Elected to Oakland County Bar Association’s Board of Directors

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Aaron V. Burrell has been elected to the Oakland County Bar Association’s (OCBA) Board of Directors. His two-year term will begin on July 1, 2016 and end on June 30, 2018.

Mr. Burrell is an associate attorney in Dickinson Wright’s Detroit office. He focuses his practice in the areas of appellate, commercial & business litigation, labor & employment, and minority business enterprises. Mr. Burrell is an active member of the Oakland County Bar Association, previously participating in the organization’s Inns of Court program and Diversity Committee. In 2014, he was elected as a “fellow” in the Oakland County Bar Foundation.

In addition to his service with the OCBA, Mr. Burrell serves as president of the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association. Mr. Burrell also serves as co-chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Equal Access Initiative and as a representative for the State Bar of Michigan’s Representative Assembly, where he currently serves as chair of the Special Issues Committee. He is a member of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the Wolverine Bar Association, the National Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Burrell earned his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

The Oakland County Bar Association was formally established in 1934 by a small group of young attorneys with the express purpose of connecting Oakland County legal professionals with their colleagues, advancing and enriching the profession, serving the public, and promoting comradery. As the largest voluntary bar association in Michigan, the OCBA is committed to public service projects, committee work, and lending a strong and influential voice on current legislative activities and court rules. To learn more, please visit www.ocba.org.

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 400 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has fifteen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and eight other domestic offices in Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn. (2); Las Vegas, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Reno, Nev.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canada office is located in Toronto.

The firm offers clients a distinctive combination of superb client service and exceptional quality. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.