M. Baker, Jr.
friend and fishing companion of John Voelker and Secretary-Treasurer of
John D. Voelker Foundation. Has
as a Commissioner to the Michigan Supreme Court since 2005. Received his law degree
University School of Law. Baker
served as an editor of numerous issues of the Michigan Bar Journal
member at Calvin College
in Grand Rapids
instructing courses in fly-fishing and sporting literature.
Host of the popular PBS television program
“Fly Fishing with Glen Blackwood. He
also serves on the Ross Reel Company Dealer Advisory Board and the
Rod Professional Staff. Blackwood is a
lifetime member of Trout Unlimited, Federation of Fly Fishers and the
journalist for the Lansing City Pulse. Worked for more than 30
years in journalism,
advertising and economic development. Member
of the Michigan Notable Books Committee and board of the Kerrytown
Bookfest in Ann
Cercone began teaching at Cooley Law School
in 1996. In 2003,
he was promoted to
full professor and was appointed Associate Dean of Faculty. He has won
teaching recognition awards, including the Beattie Award, and has
frequently over his career on topics including common law nuisance,
waste management, the Clean Water Act, and most recently the work
doctrine. He teaches Civil Procedure and Taxation and coaches the
National Moot Court team.
Professor at Michigan State University College of Law and Director of
Law and Policy Center. Co-author of the soon to be
edition of Cases
on Federal Indian Law
recently published American
Indian Education: Counter narratives in Racism,
Struggle and the Law.
currently writing a book on the history of the Grand Traverse Band of
and Chippewa Indians. Professor Fletcher graduated from the University
Law School in 1997 and the University of Michigan in 1994.
the Woods Cop Mystery series, a critically acclaimed series published
Lyons Press that includes Ice Hunter, Blue Wolf in Green Fir,
and Chasing a Blond Moon. He is also the author of
the The Berkut,
Taxi Dancer, The Domino Conspiracy and The Snowfly.
and writes in Portage,
and frequents the wilds of the Upper
Customer Relations Coordinator for the United States Postal Service. His interest in Anatomy
of a Murder
has led him to develop a presentation based on Jimmy
Stewart’s main character
from the film.
Award-winning filmmaker and president of Sue Marx Films, Inc. Since founding her company
in 1980, Marx has
produced and directed hundreds of promotional, political, educational
television programs and radio commercials. They have aired on PBS, BBC,
Bravo, the Movie Channel, Art & Entertainment and the Learning
Channel. Her films
have been broadcast
Holland, New Zealand, Singapore,
as well as the United States.
Marx received a 1987 Academy Award for her short documentary film Young
undergraduate degree from Indiana
and a graduate degree from Wayne State University. Sue Marx Films is located
and his wife Nancy operated
the Thornapple Orvis Shop in Grand Rapids, MI, from 1975
to 1995. They also served as Regional Managers for the Orvis Co. for
of Michigan, Ohio,
and Wisconsin. Dick wrote books: Fish
Places - the story of the Keel Fly, Trout Stream
Caddisfly Handbook, co-authored with Carl Richards, Vest
Pocket book of
Mayflies, and Vest Pocket book of Caddisflies.
He published two
videos, Trout Madness and Super Hatches.
English Department who regularly teaches a course in law and literature
of A Murder is always featured. He is a regular contributor
of essays and
reviews to a wide variety of journals of opinion, as well as academic
Former criminal defense
lawyer and television legal analyst turned author of nearly twenty
For The Count,
chronicling the Mike Tyson trial, Miscarriage
of Justice, The Jonathan Pollard Story, and Melvin Belli, King of the
His current book-in-progress is Code of Silence: How Robert
F. Kennedy Killed His Brother Jack. He lives in East Lansing with
his wife, Wen-ying Lu.
Vander Veen is the
President and a
founder of the John D. Voelker Foundation, which sponsors a Native
Scholarship program and the national Robert Traver Writing Award. He
the team that developed and financed the Mackinaw Wind Project,
privately owned commercial wind power project. He has thirty years of
experience building coalitions and business enterprises by combining
skills and innovative applications of his sustainable business, utility
environmental legal expertise. In 2007
Vander Veen received the Midwest Regional Advocacy Award. He is an avid
fisherman and book collector.