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Miller Canfield Attorney Thom Linn Nominated to Board of Community Legal Resources

May 2, 2008

The law firm of Miller Canfield announces that Thomas W. Linn , chairman emeritus and former chief executive officer of Miller Canfield, was recently nominated to the board of directors of Community Legal Resources of Michigan.

Community Legal Resources works to provide pro bono legal representation to Michigan nonprofit organizations working in disadvantaged communities, and to individuals who cannot afford traditional legal services.

Linn is a cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he also received an M.P.P and B.A., with honors and distinction in economics.

Linn is a member of the Boy Scouts Detroit Area Council Executive Board and a long time scout leader. He is a graduate of the Detroit Regional Chamber's Leadership Detroit VII, a member of the Chamber's board of directors, and currently serves on the board of trustees of the Downtown Detroit Partnership, as well as serving as the Chair for the Metropolitan Affairs Coalition (active in Greater Detroit American Heritage River Initiative). He is also a member of the Detroit Athletic Club and is on the board of directors for the Old Tiger Stadium Conservancy.

Linn is listed in the Banking or Financial Institutions and Transactions Law sections of each edition of The Best Lawyers in America since 2003. He is listed in the National Register's 2004 edition of Who's Who in Executives and Professionals, and in the Securities & Corporate Finance section of Michigan Super Lawyers 2006 and 2007 editions. He was named to Who's Who in Detroit Business Law by Crain's Detroit Business in November 2005.

He is a longtime resident of Detroit.

The law firm of Miller Canfield was established in Detroit in 1852 and employs 800 in offices in Michigan, Illinois, Massachusetts, Florida, New York, Canada and Poland.