Join keynote speaker Justice Richard Bernstein for this year's Distinguished Brief Awards.
Thursday, March 2, 2023
Justice Richard Bernstein became the first blind justice, elected by voters statewide, to the Michigan Supreme Court in November 2014. With a commitment to justice and fairness, Bernstein began his eight-year term in January 2015. Prior to being elected to Michigan’s highest court, Justice Bernstein was known as a tireless advocate for disability rights as an attorney, heading the public service division for The Sam Bernstein Law Firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Blind since birth, Justice Bernstein is a Phi
Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan and earned his juris doctor from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois.