Janet Welch

Janet Welch

Janet Welch is the executive director of the State Bar of Michigan. In this role, she oversees the day-to-day operations of the State Bar, implements policies set by the Board of Commissioners and the Representative Assembly, and directs the efforts of State Bar staff. Ms. Welch, who joined the Bar in December 2000 as general counsel, is the first woman to head the more than 39,000-member statewide organization. A Michigan native, she is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Albion College and the University of Michigan Law School. She is also a graduate of the Kennedy School of Government State and Local Senior Executive Program at Harvard University and was a Fulbright Scholar in comparative literature at the University of Zagreb in the former Yugoslavia.

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Guest Appearances
March 20, 2018
Bringing the Access to Justice Twitter Rant Offline

Host Laurence Colletti gathers together some of the most vocal access to justice ranters on Twitter so they can share their ideas in real life.

January 16, 2018
Teaser: Introducing the State Bar of Michigan’s “On Balance” Podcast

Janet Welch helps Tish Vincent and JoAnn Hathaway introduce “On Balance,” which premieres this week on Legal Talk Network and delivers useful and entertaining ideas on managing life as a lawyer.

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