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Miller Canfield Attorney Elected Vice President of Catholic Lawyers Society Board

October 13, 2005

The law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. announces that Amy Johnston of the Troy office was recently elected vice president of the board of directors of the Catholic Lawyers Society of Detroit.

At Miller Canfield, Johnston practices in the Litigation, Product Litigation and Torts, Product Safety, and Automotive Groups. She is an experienced lead trial lawyer in multiple complex commercial, product liability, business and personal injury matters, primarily for corporate defendants.

She is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Ohio Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, American Inns of Court (Master of the Bench, 2003-present), Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Defense Research Institute, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, Women's Economic Club, and the Detroit Athletic Club.

She is licensed to practice in the states of Michigan and Ohio and before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan.

Johnston received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Detroit School of Law where she was associate editor of the University of Detroit Law Review, member of the Business Law Journal, pupil with the American Inns of Court, and treasurer of Phi Alpha Delta. Her undergraduate degree is from the University of Michigan.

She resides in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

The Catholic Lawyers Society's primary objective is to promote the social, intellectual and spiritual welfare of its members. It also addresses many of today's most complex social and moral challenges.

The 350-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. was established in Detroit in 1852 and has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Saginaw, and Troy, Michigan. Other offices are located in New York City, Pensacola, Florida, Washington, D.C., Windsor, Ontario, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland.