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Miller Canfield Attorney Graduates from Leadership Oakland's Cornerstone Program

June 17, 2005

Freeman L. Farrow, M.D., an associate at the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., graduated on June 8 from Leadership Oakland’s Cornerstone Program, a nine-month networking and training program that develops participants’ leadership skills, explores key issues impacting the region, and enables participants to reach their full potential professionally, personally, and in the community.

Farrow served as vice president of the Class of 2005 and was one of 42 people who completed this year’s program. More than 600 people over the past 15 years have graduated from the program and are using their experience to make positive changes in their organizations.

Farrow is a member of Miller Canfield’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. Since 1994, he has been an urgent visit physician with Michigan's Emergency Physicians Medical Group, working in the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital system in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a board certified Family Physician.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Oakland County Bar Association, where as of July 1, 2005 he will be chair elect of the New Lawyers Committee. In 2004, he completed ICLE’s 40-hour General Civil Mediation Training and is an approved general civil mediator in Oakland County County Circuit Court.

He is a board member of the Child Abuse and Neglect Council of Oakland County, and a board member of The International School, Farmington Hills, Michigan. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice, and is a life alumnus of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Michigan.

Farrow received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1997; he is a 1990 Diplomate of the St. Clare's Hospital Family Practice Residency Program in Schenectady, New York; and earned his M.D. in 1987 from the University of Massachusetts Medical School; and a B.A. in Chemistry from Amherst College in 1983.

He resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with his wife, Moira, a PhD candidate in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan.

The 340-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, 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.