The Section’s council selects the winner based on distinguished service to the legal community, recognizing recipients for their high standards of practice and commitment for the benefit of others.
Mr. Dunlap has been practicing law since 1968, spending his entire career at Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap, P.C. before turning to private mediation practice. He was the President of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel from 2006-2007, and received the group’s “Excellence in Defense” award in 2010. Mr. Dunlap also received the “Respected Advocate Award” in 2007, from the Michigan Association of Justice; the “Leo Farhat Outstanding Attorney Award” in 2005, from the Ingham County Bar Association; and was featured in Best Lawyers as a “Lawyer of the Year for ADR” in 2011.
Mr. Dunlap has served on numerous committees for the State Bar of Michigan. He is a Certified Mediator of the United States Western District Court of Michigan, and has participated in numerous seminars under the auspices of the United States Western District Court of Michigan.