September 2010: Sheldon J. Stark was awarded the Michael Franck Award given by the State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly to an attorney who has made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of the profession.
June 2010: The Executive Committee of the Institute Of Continuing Legal Education passed a resolution expressing its gratitude to Sheldon J. Stark for his eleven-year history of “remarkable and effective service to the Institute and to Michigan’s legal profession.” View PDF
Shel Stark was a guest on “We Can Work It Out,” the local access cable show hosted by Earlene Baggett-Hayes. Titled “What is Mediation, Part 1” and “What is Mediation, Part 2,” Shel and Earlene discussed the mediation process and how it works, identified the virtually endless list of disputes that can be successfully mediated, described the benefits of mediation over other forms of dispute resolution such as arbitration and trial, and laid out techniques used by mediators where the parties are separated by strong emotions, arguments over money or the need for relationship repair. Read More
Shel Stark served as judge in the American Bar Association 2020-2021 Arbitration Competition between students from competing law schools held Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14 over Zoom. Read More
I recommend Mr. Stark to serve as a mediator. In a matter recently mediated involving multiple professionals and unsophisticated parties in a complex business tax liability case he was able to keep all parties on point, gain their respective trusts a… Read More
– Roy Jay Montney, Jr., Esq., Martinelli & Montney, P.L.C., Traverse City