Attorney Jeff A. DeVree to Speak at the State Bar of Michigan’s 21st Annual Tax Conference

May 9, 2008

GRAND RAPIDS , MI Clark Hill attorney Jeff A. DeVree will speak at the 21 st Annual Michigan Tax Conference. The conference is sponsored by the Taxation Section of the State Bar of Michigan. The conference will be held at the Inn at St. John’s Conference Center in Plymouth, MI on May 28, 2008. For information please visit www.michbar.org/tax/conferences.cfm .

Jeffrey A. DeVree is a member with the Corporate Practice Group in Clark Hill’s Grand Rapids office.  He has 25 years of experience in tax and employee benefits practice, and works with clients firm-wide on federal, state, local and international tax matters.

Mr. DeVree received a bachelor of arts degree in economics summa cum laude from Hope College, and his law degree cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. He is an active member of bar association sections and committees involving tax and employee benefits, having previously served as a member of the Council of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Michigan and as chairman of the Business and Tax Section of the Grand Rapids Bar Association.  He is a member emeritus of the IRS Great Lakes Area Tax-Exempt and Government Entities Council.  He is also a member of the Tax Policy Committee of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Tax and Regulatory Affairs Committee of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, and worked with both organizations to analyze and develop proposals for Michigan business tax reform.  He is a frequent speaker at seminars for business and professional groups. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Baxter Community Center, a nonprofit inner-city service organization, and the board of directors of  The Grandville Education Foundation, having served as the chairman of both organizations.  He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 25th anniversary edition of The Best Lawyers in America and also in Michigan Superlawyers.

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