New Board Member Gregory Conyers

Before joining the State Bar, Mr. Conyers was the Director of Community Development for Think Detroit. Mr. Conyers is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University. At the State bar he began as a program administrator for the Pro bono work of what was then the Access to Justice program, the predecessor of Justice Initiatives. Mr. Conyers went on to become Acting Director then Director of Justice Initiatives, where he oversaw the activities of the Justice Initiatives Division and worked in conjunction with the volunteers on the Committee on Justice Initiatives (CJI) and the five Initiatives (Pro Bono, Criminal Issues, Justice Policy, Equal Access and Resource Development/Access to Justice Fund) to accomplish the goals established by each body. He also coordinated and implemented justice projects and supported communications and marketing strategies for a range of State Bar-led justice issues. Currently, Mr. Conyers is the Director of Diversity, the first to fill the role established at the bar to focus on efforts to improve the diversity and inclusion of the legal profession in Michigan. Mr. Conyers also lends support to the standing Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee and the American Indian Law Committee as staff liaison. Mr. Conyers received his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

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