Ann Arbor lawyer Douglas McClure joins race for Circuit Court judge
Ann Arbor lawyer Douglas McClure has announced his candidacy for Washtenaw County Circuit Court judge.
McClure is a partner with the Ann Arbor law firm of Conlin, McKenney & Philbrick, where he focuses on environmental law.
McClure graduated from Berkeley Law School in 1987 and worked as a litigator and environmental lawyer at two large Chicago law firms before moving to Washtenaw County to join Conlin, McKenney & Philbrick in 1991, according to a press release announcing his candidacy.
“My 20-years with Conlin, McKenney & Philbrick gives me a broad and deep background in the law, as well as a commitment to public service and our community,” McClure in the release.
McClure is in his second term on the Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, and serves on the City of Ann Arbor’s Solid Waste Plan Update Committee. He has taught environmental law at Ave Maria School of Law, business law at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business is an adjunct professor teaching environmental law at Cooley Law School in Ann Arbor. McClure also volunteers for Legal Services of South Central Michigan, and for the Washtenaw County Office of Public Defender.
As a Director-at-Large of the Washtenaw County Bar Association and immediate past chairman of the Judiciary Committee, McClure spearheaded the creation of the “Law and Justice Fund” with the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, according to the press release.
He was trustee of Emerson School in Ann Arbor for seven years, and is a long-time member of the Public Policy Committee of the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce.