Fraser Trebilcock attorney Peter D. Houk has been selected as a member of Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Hall of Fame Class of 2021." This special award recognizes esteemed members of the legal profession who have been in practice for at least 30 years. "I am extremely honored to be recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a member of their Hall of Fame Class of 2021," said Mr. Houk.
Mr. Houk has practiced law for 50 years, he was the City Attorney for Lansing, the Prosecuting Attorney for Ingham County, and Assistant Attorney General for the state of Michigan before being appointed to the bench in 1986. Since retiring from the bench, he has mediated hundreds of cases.
Mr. Houk has accrued many honorable recognitions throughout his career, including being named twice by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as one of Michigan's most respected judges, being listed in Super Lawyers continuously since 2006, as well as Best Lawyers in America© for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mr. Houk is the past president of the American Inns of Court, Thomas M. Cooley Chapter, and was an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law at Thomas M. Cooley Law School for twenty years. Mr. Houk has also been elected as a Fellow of the State Bar of Michigan, and is on the American Arbitration Association list of approved mediators and arbitrators for construction and commercial matters.
Michigan Lawyers Weekly's annual "Hall of Fame" award recognizes only twenty-one lawyers each year. These lawyers truly are legends, making their mark in the courtroom or the boardroom, in their firms and with community organizations, and with local, state and national bar associations. With their guidance and mentorship, they have launched hundreds of thriving legal careers and have left an indelible imprint on the profession through precedent-setting cases, high dollar outcomes and successful resolutions for their clients.
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