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Gerald E. Thurswell

Gerald E. Thurswell : Thurswell Law 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 </br> Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Gerald E. Thurswell — Thurswell Law 1000 Town Center, Suite 500
Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Gerald E. Thurswell : Thurswell Law 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 </br> Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Honored as one of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, Gerald E. Thurswell is a highly regarded expert in medical malpractice, birth injury and auto accident litigation. Mr. Thurswell has obtained numerous multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements for injured people in courts throughout Michigan and other states. AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a designation showing that he has reached the highest degree in legal ability, and recognized as a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine, a listing of the top 5 percent of attorneys in Michigan, Mr. Thurswell is the founder of The Thurswell Law Firm. He attended Wayne State University, where he was on the Dean’s List as an undergraduate, and graduated with Distinction from Wayne State University Law School, at the age of 23. He is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition to Michigan, Mr. Thurswell is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, Illinois, New York, and Colorado.

He is recognized in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in the Midwest.

Mr. Thurswell was the president of the Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; and is a member of the American Association for Justice – Birth Trauma Litigation Group; Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization limited to the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States that have achieved several multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements; Michigan Association for Justice Executive Board and Justice PAC; State Bar of Michigan – Investigator and Arbitrator of Grievance Board, and Attorney Discipline Board, Hearing Panel Chairman; and the Brain Injury Association of Michigan. He is also featured in Michigan Lawyers Weekly as well as MI Brain Injury Provider and is a member of the American Lawyer Academy.

He serves on both the Wayne County Circuit Court – Case Evaluation Tribunal and Oakland County Circuit Court – Case Evaluation Tribunal. Mr. Thurswell has served as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Thurswell has also served as a facilitator for the Oakland County Circuit Court and has lectured on the law to various groups.

 

Milton H. Greenman

Milton H. Greenman : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Milton H. Greenman — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Milton H. Greenman : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Milt Greenman specializes in medical malpractice and complex litigation. Mr. Greenman has obtained substantial jury verdicts and settlements for his clients in courts throughout Michigan since joining the Thurswell firm in 1982.

AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Greenman received an undergraduate degree from Kalamazoo College in 1979 and his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1982.

He is a member of the Michigan Association for Justice and State Bar of Michigan. In July of 2011, Mr. Greenman was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocacy.

Judith A. Susskind

Judith A. Susskind : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Judith A. Susskind — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Judith A. Susskind : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Judith A. Susskind is a recognized expert in medical malpractice and personal injury cases. She made history in 2002 by winning three medical malpractice jury trials, in a row, in less than 11 weeks.

AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and honored among The Best Lawyers in America, Ms. Susskind has been with The Thurswell Law Firm since 1990. She received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and earned her law degree from Wayne State University Law School.

For more than 20 years, Ms. Susskind has had tremendous success handling medical malpractice cases. In 2004, she was given the Michigan Lawyers Weekly Lawyer of the Year award, and was labeled by her colleagues as the “winning-est” plaintiffs’ lawyer in Michigan. She served as Chairperson of the Negligence Section of the State Bar in 2003-2004; was selected as a Michigan Super Lawyer in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009; and served as President of the Michigan Association for Justice, formerly known as the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, in 2008-2009. For the past several years, she has been a speaker and a moderator for medical malpractice law seminars throughout the state, and the nation.

Ms. Susskind is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association, the Macomb County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Michigan Association for Justice. She also serves on Case Evaluation Tribunals for Wayne County Circuit Court, Oakland County Circuit Court and Macomb County Circuit Court.

Cary M. Makrouer

Cary M. Makrouer : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Cary M. Makrouer — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Cary M. Makrouer : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Cary M. Makrouer specializes in personal injury and victim’s rights cases, including slip and fall, automobile negligence, dog bites, and police misconduct. He was the winner of the 10th largest trial verdict in the State of Michigan in 2001 and the 13th largest trial verdict in the State of Michigan in 2005.Mr. Makrouer is BV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a combination of achieving a very high legal ability and ethical standards rating. For the past three years, he has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine. Mr. Makrouer has been with The Thurswell Law Firm since 1988. He graduated with honors from Michigan State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in psychology, and earned his law degree from the Detroit College of Law.

Mr. Makrouer was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1976. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern Division of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Division of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

Mr. Makrouer is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and Michigan Association for Justice, for which he served as a moderator and Executive Board member. He also is a member of the State Bar of Michigan – Negligence Section and serves as a hearing arbitrator for the Michigan State Bar Grievance Commission. He is a member of the Case Evaluation Tribunals for Wayne County Circuit Court, Macomb County Circuit Court and Oakland County Circuit Court.


Lawrence D. Thurswell

Lawrence D. Thurswell : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075 <br>1.866.354.5544

Lawrence D. Thurswell — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Lawrence D. Thurswell : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075 <br>1.866.354.5544

Lawrence D. Thurswell specializes in Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Following his father and grandfather, Lawrence D. Thurswell is a third-generation attorney. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in 1995 and his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1998, where he received academic awards and an Excellence For The Future award for his outstanding achievements. He is licensed to practice in the State of Michigan, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan.
He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Association of Justice and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives.

Ronald S. Bowling

Ronald S. Bowling : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Ronald S. Bowling — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Ronald S. Bowling : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Ronald Bowling has expertise in personal injury & medical malpractice litigation, with a concentration in birth injury.

Mr. Bowling received his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University in 1984 and his Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Indiana University School of Law in 1987.

Mr. Bowling was admitted to the Michigan Bar in May of 1988 and United States District Court for the Eastern and Western districts of Michigan, thereafter.

For the past six consecutive years, Mr. Bowling has been awarded AV Preeminent ratings, the highest possible peer review rating for legal ability and ethical standards, by Martindale-Hubble®.

Mr. Bowling has obtained several million dollar verdicts and settlements in hospital negligence cases.


Keitha K. Cowen

Keitha K. Cowen : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Keitha K. Cowen — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Keitha K. Cowen : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Keitha K. Cowen specializes in personal injury and automobile negligence cases.

Ms. Cowen received her bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University in 1977 and law degree from Wayne State University School of Law in 1988. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the United Methodist Children’s Village.

She is a member of the Michigan Association for Justice and State Bar of Michigan Negligence Section.

Ardiana Culaj

Ardiana Culaj : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Ardiana Culaj — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Ardiana Culaj : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Ardiana Culaj specializes in medical malpractice and birth injury litigation.

Ms. Culaj is a second-generation attorney, following her parents, who served as a prosecutor and a judge in their native country, Kosovo. She earned her bachelor’s degree with honors in political science from Oakland University in 2003 and earned her law degree from Wayne State University in 2007. She interned for Justice Marilyn Kelly of the Michigan Supreme Court and served as a student attorney in the Wayne State Disability Law Clinic.

Ms. Culaj is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and Michigan Association for Justice. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

Ms. Culaj was named in the Michigan Rising Stars List 2009 – published by The Law and Politics Magazine®.

She is fluent in Albanian.

Mark E. Boegehold

Mark E. Boegehold : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075 <br>1.866.354.5544

Mark E. Boegehold — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Mark E. Boegehold : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075 <br>1.866.354.5544

Mark Boegehold has expertise in personal injury cases, including automobile negligence, trucks, bus, motorcycle and pedestrian accidents, slip and fall, dog bites, and police misconduct.

Mr. Boegehold is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Detroit college of Law.
He was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 1986 and the United States District Court for the Eastern District and Western District of Michigan in 1988. Mr. Boegehold is also a member of the Michigan Association of Justice.

He has been featured on the front page of Michigan Lawyers Weekly newspaper for obtaining a verdict in excess of a million dollars.

Erik L. Proulx

Erik L. Proulx : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Erik L. Proulx — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Erik L. Proulx : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Erik L. Proulx specializes in medical malpractice litigation.

Mr. Proulx received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Alma College in 2002 and his Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2009. While at Cooley, he participated in an externship with the Washtenaw County Public defender in the Juvenile Division.

Mr. Proulx is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and Michigan Association of Justice. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

Dina M. Zalewski

Dina M. Zalewski : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Dina M. Zalewski — The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075
1.866.354.5544

Dina M. Zalewski : The Thurswell Law Firm, PLLC 1000 Town Center, Suite 500 Southfield, MI 48075<br> 1.866.354.5544

Dina M. Zalewski attended Wayne State University and received her Bachelor of Arts in English before graduating in 2012 with her Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Dina has been the recipient of the CALI award in Trial Practice, the Dean’s Book Award for academic excellence for the University of Detroit Mercy’s Criminal Trial Clinic, and the Dean’s Book Award for academic excellence for the Children and the Law- Law Firm Program. She was also elected as the Associate Director for Internal competitions for U of D’s Moot Court Board of Advocates as well as competed in the Chicago Bar Moot Court Competition and the South Texas National Trial Competition. Dina was named as a member of the Order of the Barrister’s for oral advocacy skills in May 2012.

Prior to attending law school, Dina worked as a legal secretary at the law firm formerly known as Canu, Torrice & Zalewski, PLLC and remained a law clerk with the firm throughout law school.  While attending law school, she also interned at the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, Juvenile Division.   After passing the Michigan Bar Exam and prior to joining the Thurswell Law Firm, Dina formed her own solo practice and practiced mainly in the area of criminal defense.

Dina is currently a member of the Macomb County Bar Association as well as the Michigan Association for Justice. Her area of practice at Thurswell Law is Medical Malpractice.

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Gerald Thurswell

Attorney at Thurswell Law Firm
In 1968, Gerald E. Thurswell founded The Thurswell Law Firm to secure justice for seriously injured people and their families. Mr. Thurswell has achieved an “AV” rating for the past 20 years, the highest possible rating for superior legal ability according to the Martindale-Hubbell organization. At the Thurswell Law Firm, he leads a legal team of 14 expert attorneys. His 46 years of legal experience represents thousands of hours of formal education, research knowledge and repeated success in the courtroom. Mr. Thurswell is a highly regarded expert in medical malpractice, birth injury and auto accident litigation.

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