On May 21, 2014, Chief Judge John C. Foster of the 16th Judicial Circuit Business Court (Macomb County) approved Shel Stark as an ADR Neutral and added him to the approved list for the Business Court.
Shel Stark will be a member of the training faculty at ICLE’s Deposition Skills Workshop this month. His participation includes presenting “The Purpose and Plan of Every Deposition” together with Cam Evans of the Honigman Miller firm. For more information, visit
Shel Stark and Douglas A. Mielock co-presented “Probate Settlements: Maximizing Results for your Clients” at ICLE’s 52nd Annual Probate & Estate Planning Institute, co-sponsored by the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan. Doug gave a litigator perspective while Shel presented a mediator perspective. Their course material paper can be found on the Articles and Links page.
On May 18, 2017, The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan will hold it’s Annual Meeting at the Detroit Athletic Club. Shel Stark has been invited to participate as a panelist at the meeting to discuss why Sexual Harassment remains a relevant issue in 2017.
At it’s Memphis, Tennessee conference, April 27-29, 2017, the International Academy of Mediators inducted Shel Stark as a Distinguished Fellow.
As a management-side labor and employment lawyer who litigated against Shel Stark when he was in private practice, I have used Shel as a neutral mediator in several difficult cases involving complex facts and legal issues and difficult personalities,…
– David B. Calzone, Vercrussye Murray and Calzone, P.C., Bingham Farms