Attorney Named President of the Michigan Association of School Board's Council of School Attorneys
Charles A. Duerr, Jr., a principal in the Ann Arbor office of the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., has been named the twelfth President of the Michigan Association of School Boards' ("MASB") Council of School Attorneys.
The MASB was officially organized in 1949 to advance the quality of public education in the state of Michigan. The MASB Council of School Attorneys, organized in 1988, assists school lawyers by providing a forum for discussion and by disseminating information on the legal issues and problems encountered in representing school boards.
Duerr practices education law including labor, tenure, general school law, employment discrimination, open meetings and freedom of information; civil rights, and constitutional law. He received his law degree, cum laude, from The University of Michigan in 1972, and his B.A. in political science, with distinction, from The University of Michigan in 1966.
He has taught in the Department of Leadership and Counseling at Eastern Michigan University, and is also a member of the American, Michigan, Washtenaw County, and Ypsilanti Bar Associations, National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys, and the National Association of College and University Attorneys. Mr. Duerr is a frequent author and speaker on labor and education law issues.
He is a resident of Ypsilanti.
The 260-attorney law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., established in Detroit, Michigan in 1852, has offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Howell, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Monroe, Troy, Washington, D.C., New York City, and in Gdynia, Katowice, and Warsaw, Poland; with an affiliated office in Pensacola, Florida.