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Walter F. Noeske

Conklin, Benham, P.C.
30700 Telegraph Rd., Ste. 2580
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
(248)593-2450 Office

Mr. Noeske is president of Conklin Benham, P.C.  He joined the firm as a partner in November 1999.  Bringing over 30 years of legal experience to the firm, he specializes in workers' compensation and insurance defense.


Mr. Noeske graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wayne State University where he was a member of the Liberal Arts Honors College.  He graduated from Wayne State University Law School in December 1975.

Professional Experience

Prior to his current position, Mr. Noeske was managing attorney and senior trial lawyer at Noeske, Kahn and Associates, P.C., in Troy, Michigan.  Mr. Noeske has experience in many areas of law including workers' compensation, insurance and contract, employment, ERISA, wrongful death, nursing home malpractice, premises liability, construction, general negligence and property litigation.

An experienced lecturer, he has conducted seminars and training sessions on various aspects of law and practice, including Treating the Injured Employee, Disabled or Disenchanted?; The American with Disabilities Act; State of the Law: The New Workers' Compensation Act; Year 2000 Litigation and SEC Disclosure; Premises Liability in Michigan; Defending the Fraudulent Workers' Compensation Claim, and Workers' Compensation, The ADA and FMLA.


Mr. Noeske is admitted to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, and the State Bar of Michigan.  He is a member of the Negligence, Workers' Compensation, and Aviation Sections of the State Bar of Michigan.  He has been a member of the Detroit Bar Association, the Oakland County Bar Association, Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel Association, Inc., the American Corporate Counsel Associations, the Michigan Self-Insurers' Association (MSIA), and the Defense Research Institute.  Mr. Noeske has served as a neutral Arbitrator in general negligence litigation, as well as a defense mediator in Wayne County Circuit Court.  Mr. Noeske enjoys a Martindale Hubbell rating of AV, for very high to preeminent, the highest ranking given.


30700 Telegraph, Suite 2580    Bingham Farms, MI 48025    (248) 593-2450     
Ann Arbor, MI 48104    (734) 761-2021     
Grand Rapids, MI 49546    (616) 285-3999     
Traverse City, MI 49686    (231) 947-4300

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