Clark Hill Attorneys Douglas R. Kelly and Matthew T. Smith to Present During Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners’ 111th Annual Winter Conference
– Clark Hill attorneys Douglas R. Kelly and Matthew T. Smith will co-present “Condemnation Do’s and Don’ts” during the Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners’ 111
Annual Winter Conference at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa held February 17-19,
Mr. Kelly and Mr. Smith will explain the basics and provide strategies to assist in acquiring property more quickly and efficiently.
Mr. Kelly is also a panelist for “Ask the Expert” during the conference.
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Douglas R. Kelly
is a member in Clark Hill’s Litigation, Municipal, Real Estate and Personal Services Practice Groups in the firm’s
While attending law school, Mr. Kelly was Executive Editor of the Law Review. He also interned under the Honorable George E. Woods in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. After law school, Mr. Kelly clerked for the Honorable Conrad L. Mallett, Jr. of the Michigan Supreme Court and was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Mr. Kelly serves as Vice Chair of the Novi Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners and the International Right of Way Association.
Matthew T. Smith is a member of Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group, and specializes in commercial and construction related matters. Mr. Smith is experienced in bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, real estate and civil litigation.
Mr. Smith received a B.A. degree in Financial Administration from
Mr. Smith joined the United States Marine Corps in 1993 and has achieved the rank of Major. After receiving his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1994, he practiced bankruptcy, real estate and corporations’ law. In 1995, he returned to active duty for the Marines and attended
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