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.
On March 18, Shel Stark spoke at the 2022 Voluntary Facilitative Mediation Advanced Refresher Training sponsored by the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The topic presented was “Building a Successful ADR Practice.” Read More
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
While we did not ultimately reach a global agreement, Shel worked his tail off to help the parties even after the formal session ended. Highly knowledgeable, fair, and ethical. Would highly recommend him to represented and unrepresented parties alike… Read More
– Nicholas Roumell, Nacht & Rommel, P.C., Ann Arbor