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September 2022

Joseph McGill Elected Vice President of the State Bar of Michigan

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip PLLC is pleased to announce that Joseph McGill, a principal with the firm, was recently elected as the Vice President of the State Bar of Michigan (SBM) for the 2022-2023 bar year. On September 16, 2022, McGill was sworn in by Justice Elizabeth T. Clement of the Michigan Supreme Court at the State Bar of Michigan annual meeting.

McGill has been an active member of the State Bar of Michigan for many years. Currently, he serves as an elected member of the Board of Commissioners. He is a past chair of the Representative Assembly and served for multiple years on the Executive Committee of the Board where he helped oversee and work with SBM leadership and staff. McGill will retain his seat as a commissioner until he has completed his term as President of the State Bar of Michigan for the 2024-2025 bar year.

“I look forward to the opportunity to serve the State Bar of Michigan as Vice President of the Board of Commissioners,” said McGill. “I am honored that my colleagues in the legal profession have entrusted me with this position, and I am eager to get to work with the entire state bar membership to further the organization’s mission.”

In his practice at FBMJ, McGill focuses in the areas of commercial litigation, business, intellectual property and estate planning, complex corporate transactions and litigation, probate and real estate matters and environmental transactions and response. He is a national trial counsel for product liability defense clients in the gas fired heating industry. He advises clients on complex business issues in multiple industries in state and federal courts across the country. He also has advanced training and certifications in family law, probate and estate planning.