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March 2023

Nicole Joseph-Windecker Receives MDTC’s 2023 Golden Gavel Award

Nicole Joseph-Windecker was recently honored as one of two 2023 recipients of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel’s (MDTC) Golden Gavel Award.

The Golden Gavel Award is presented to a lawyer who has practiced law for 10 years or less and who, according to the MDTC, “exemplifies significant contribution to professionalism and courtesy in the practice of law and by promoting the image and honorable reputation of the profession.”

Other factors that are weighed when determining the recipient of a Golden Gavel Award include:

  • Achievement within the member’s area of practice as evidenced by their knowledge, skill and advocacy

  • Community involvement or pro bono representation and charitable endeavors

  • Leadership and advancement of the image of the recipient’s peers by way of mentoring, awards, civic leadership

Nicole was presented with the award at the MDTC Legal Excellence 2023 Awards Dinner at the Gem Theatre in Detroit on March 16, 2023.

We are very proud of Nicole for all the hard work she puts in for our clients, our firm, and our community, which led to her earning this achievement.

About Nicole

Nicole is a Senior Associate with the firm. Her work includes defending health care organizations and professionals in complex medical malpractice claims, as well as other personal injury and insurance claims. She is a 2018 graduate of the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law.