Board of Directors

Robert F. Riley

Robert F. Riley

President

Robert F. Riley is the founder of Riley & Hurley, P.C., a litigation based law firm serving a wide

variety of individuals, professionals, corporations and healthcare providers.

Thomas R. Behm

Thomas R. Behm

President Elect

Thomas R. Behm has significant experience in the areas of personal injury law, automobile no-fault law, medical malpractice, complex commercial litigation, product liability involving defective medical implants and construction site negligence. 

Daniel J. Scully, Jr.

Daniel J. Scully, Jr.

Treasurer & National Board Representative

Daniel J. Scully is an accomplished trial lawyer and advocate for his clients.  With close to 40 years of experience, he brings unparalleled value to his clients, representing several major manufacturers throughout the state of Michigan and across the United States in the defense of product liability litigation  and complex civil litigation.

Judith Susskind

Judith Susskind

Membership Chairperson

For more than 30 years, Judy has successfully handled a variety of medical malpractice cases, obtaining favorable outcomes for individuals and families whose lives were forever changed due to the negligence of doctors, nurses, and other health care providers.

Michael R. Janes

Michael R. Janes

Secretary

Mr. Janes’ practice includes all areas of personal injury litigation with emphasis on the defense of medical malpractice causes of action.

Thomas W. Waun

Thomas W. Waun

Immediate Past President

Tom Waun is the managing partner in the Flint, Michigan office of Johnson Law, PLC. Tom has a statewide practice focused primarily on plaintiff’s personal injury matters.

Robert H. Darling

Robert H. Darling

National Board Representative

Bob has practiced law involving major personal injury litigation for over 30 years.  Bob’s experience is in representing the injured in straightforward and complex personal injury litigation in all areas of personal injury law including auto accidents, product liability, construction accidents, electrical accidents and fire/explosion accidents.

James E. Tamm

James E. Tamm

National Board Representative

James E. Tamm has tried more than 50 cases across the State of Michigan and in federal court. In addition, he has successfully participated as defense counsel in numerous medical malpractice cases.While much of Mr. Tamm’s practice is in the defense of medical professionals, he is also one of Michigan’s leading municipal lawyers, with extensive experience handling, speaking on, and writing about zoning issues, defending challenges to municipalities’ regulations, and trying non-jury trials.

Madelyne Lawry

Madelyne Lawry

Executive Director

Madelyne is the owner and chief executive officer of Shared Resources. With more than 25 years of association management experience, she is a seasoned professional with realistic, action-based plans that have achieved high performance for numerous organizations. Madelyne takes a personal approach with all her clients, who come from all walks of professional life.

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