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Miller Canfield Attorney Stanley Stek Honored with City of Walker's "Person of the Year" Award

May 22, 2007

Stanley J. Stek, a principal in the Grand Rapids office of the law firm of Miller Canfield, was presented by Mayor Rob VerHeulen with the City of Walker’s 2007 “Person of the Year” award.

A resident of Walker, Stek was recognized for his commitment and service to the City of Walker including his work with the Citizens Advisory Committee, the Walker Police and Fire Memorial Committee, the Edison House Historical Committee, establishing a Walker Neighborhood Association, helping to establish Home Repair Services of Kent County and Jubilee Jobs, and his work with Wedgwood Christian Services.

At Miller Canfield, he practices general commercial and municipal litigation including condemnation and zoning, ERISA litigation, insurance law, personal injury and tort litigation, product liability, and family law disputes. He is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Grand Rapids Bar Association, Federal Bar Association-Western District of Michigan, International Right-of-Way Association and the Defense Research Institute. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation Section of the 2007 edition, as well as Michigan Super Lawyers in the General Litigation Section of the 2006 edition.

He received his law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law, and his B.A. in history and political science from Calvin College.

Miller Canfield was established in Detroit in 1852 and employs more than 800 in offices in Michigan, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Canada and Poland.