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Jonathan Grey

Assistant United States Attorney

Jonathan J.C. Grey has served as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for the Eastern District of Michigan since June 2012. Recently Jonathan announced that he would be relocating to Columbus, Ohio and transferring to the Southern District of Ohio’s U.S. Attorney’s Office. As an AUSA, he began working in the Forfeiture and Financial Litigation Unit and currently serves in the General Crimes Unit (GCU), where he prosecutes a wide variety of offenses, including firearms trafficking and unlawful possession, bank robbery, counterfeiting, postal thefts, fraud, and drug trafficking crimes. The GCU also runs two important programs: Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) and Project Safe Childhood (PSC). PSN focuses on firearms reduction through enforcement and prevention, while PSC addresses the sexual exploitation of children by prosecuting child predators and educating parents, teachers, and children about internet safety. Before becoming an AUSA, Jonathan was an associate at Seyfath Shaw LLP in Chicago, IL, where he litigated single plaintiff and class action claims pursuant to state and federal employment laws. He also represented clients in labor union-management disputes and counseled companies and government entities regarding supplier diversity. Jonathan previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Damon J. Keith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Honorable W. Louis Sands of the Middle District of Georgia. If you want to congratulate Jonathan directly, you can contact him at jonathan.grey@usdoj.gov.

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Roshunda Price

Partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss

Roshunda Price recently joined Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss as a partner in its Southfield office. She is a member of the Firm’s Corporate and Real Estate Practice Groups, specializing in selection and structure of business entity, business entity formation (LLC’s, C-Corps, S-Corps and Partnerships) and planning, joint venture agreements and strategic alliance contracts. She also has experience in acquisition and disposition of commercial and residential real property, environmental and title matters, construction law, real estate development and landlord/tenant leasing arrangements. In addition to her law firm background, Roshunda’s prior experience includes serving as Vice-President, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of the Detroit Medical Center and providing academic training as a law professor and director of a clinical law program at the University of Michigan Law School. Roshunda is a Past-Board Member of the Wolverine Bar Association and maintains strong community involvement. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Detroit Alumnae Chapter), a part of the Board of Directors for Delta Manor, Inc., a member of the Detroit Chapters of both The Links, Inc. and Jack & Jill of America, Inc., and formerly served of the United Way Basic Needs Impact Council. Roshunda earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business Administration and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. If you want to congratulate Roshunda directly, you can contact her at rprice@jaffelaw.com.

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Charity Dean

Sales and Programs Manager for Detroit Land Bank Authority

Charity Dean was recently named the Sales and Programs Manager at the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA). She formerly served as its Community Relations Director since May 2014 while in law school. She is a member of the Wolverine Bar Association and operates as Co-Chair of the Social Justice Committee. In her new role, Charity oversees the coordination and administration of all aspects of four critical sales programs for the DLBA—auctions, direct sales, side lots and occupied properties. She also manages the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of Sales and Programs within the Disposition department. In February 2016, she was featured in the Detroit Legal News for her work in designing and implementing a sustainable program for occupants in DLBA-owned homes, resulting in a “Buy Back” pilot program. The program allows occupants – many whom are renters and their landlord lost the home – to purchase the property from the DLBA on the condition they make monthly payments for taxes and participate in workshops and home preservation counseling with a nonprofit agency. Prior to her present position, Charity was a law clerk at Phifer, Phillips, and White, an intern at the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, a summer intern at Harvey Kruse PLC, and interned for Judge Nancy Edmunds at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. In addition to being an active WBA member, Charity fulfils various volunteer and community involvement roles. She serves as a Board Member of YouthWorks in­ Detroit, is a Youth Leader at Greater Works Family Ministries, and is the Founder and Board President of Far Above Rubies, a girls mentoring organization. If you want to congratulate Charity directly, you can contact her at cdean@detroitlandbank.org.

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Honorable Denise Page Hood

Chief Judge - United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

The Honorable Denise Page Hood will be the next Chief Judge for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan on January 1, 2016. Judge Hood becomes the third Female and fourth African American Chief Judge in the 178 years of a federal district court in Michigan. Only Judge Anna Diggs Taylor mirrors this accomplishment. Ironically, Judge Hood started her career, in 1977, working for Judge Diggs Taylor at the City of Detroit Law Department. In 1982, Judge Hood ran and won a seat on the 36th District Court. After six years, Gov. James Blanchard appointed her to Detroit Recorder’s Court. In 1992, she was elected to the Wayne County Circuit Court. In 1994, she was appointed to the federal bench by President Bill Clinton. Judge Hood completed her undergraduate studies at Yale University and her law degree Columbia University School of Law. If you want to congratulate Judge Hood directly, please e-mail her at Denise_Page_Hood@mied.uscourts.gov!

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Honorable Adrienne Hinnant-Johnson

Judge - 36th District Court

The Honorable Adrienne Hinnant-Johnson was appointed to the 36th District Court by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 4, 2015. Before Judge Hinnant-Johnson ascending to the bench, she maintained an active private practice, handling criminal law, landlord/tenant and general civil matters. Judge Hinnant-Johnson serves as the board chair for the Institute for Population Health, Inc. and is a member of the Detroit branch of the NAACP. She has been honored by the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan for her pro bono work. She earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Tennessee and a law degree from Howard University School of Law in 2005. Judge Hinnant-Johnson joins WBA members, Hon. Prentis Edwards, Jr., Hon. Donna Robinson Milhouse, Hon. Cylenthia LaToye Miller, Hon. David A. Perkins, and Hon. Michael E. Wagner on the 36th District Court. If you want to congratulate Judge Hinnant-Johnson directly, please e-mail her at Adrienne.Hinnant-Johnson@36thdistrictcourt.org!

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Ponce Clay

City of Detroit Board of Ethics

Ponce Clay was recently appointed to the City of Detroit Board of Ethics. Ponce Clay is a Third Year Law Student at the University of Detroit Mercy Law. The Board of Ethics role is to investigate and resolve complaints regarding alleged violations of the Ethics Ordinance by public servants, and to issue advisory opinions regarding the meaning and application of provisions of the Charter, City Ordinances, other laws, or regulations establishing standards of conduct for public servants. http://www.detroitmi.gov/How-Do-I/File/Board-of-Ethics-FAQ. Prior to law school, Ponce served in the United States Navy honorably for over 20 years retiring in 2012. He has held various student leadership positions, most notably as an Executive Board member in the Student Bar Association. After completion of law school and upon successfully passing the Feb 2016 Bar exam, Ponce intends to purse public service, with an emphasis on Veterans issues. If you want to congratulate Ponce directly, you can contact him at ponceclay@gmail.com

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Reginald Dozier

President and CEO of Lewis & Munday, P.C.

Reginald G. Dozier was unanimously elected President and CEO of Lewis & Munday, P.C. Reginald has been with Lewis & Munday for 15 years and has over 25 years of courtroom experience. Reginald has devoted his 30 years in law to complex commercial disputes, corporate, labor and employment, and municipal litigation. He also holds extensive experience in school law and has advised several public school district clients. Reginald started his career in law enforcement at the Detroit Police Department in 1978, where he rose to become a Sergeant, and the Commanding Officer of the Legal Advisor Unit. Reginald attended law school at Detroit College of Law. If you want to congratulate Reginald directly, you can contact him at rdozier@lewismunday.com.

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Ronda Tate Truvillion

Partner at Lewis & Munday, P.C.

Ronda Tate Truvillion was named a partner at Lewis & Munday. Ronda is a Past-President of the Wolverine Bar Association. Ronda counsels employers in all facets of the employment relationship by providing advice on how to remain compliant with state and federal employment laws, in addition to assisting with day-to-day labor and employment matters. She represents employers in a variety of labor and employment litigation disputes in both state and federal court, as well as before administrative tribunals such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and National Labor Relations Board. In addition to being an active WBA Board member, Ronda serves on ICLE’s Labor & Employment Advisory Board. Ronda has received numerous awards, including Regeana Myrick Outstanding Young Lawyer Award and Michigan Lawyers Weekly Up and Coming Lawyers Award. Ronda attended Wayne State University School of Law. If you want to congratulate Ronda directly, you can contact her at rtate@lewismunday.com.

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Congratulations Jonathan, Roshunda, Charity, Denise, Adrienne, Ponce, Reginald, and Ronda, keep up the great work and thank you for being a proud member of the Wolverine Bar Association!

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