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Denise L. Mitcham

Ms. Mitcham is a shareholder and Director of Conklin Benham, P.C. She is a highly experienced trial lawyer, having tried numerous cases in state and federal courts throughout Michigan. With over 30 years of experience in trial work, she specializes in negligence law, commercial, employment and general litigation.

Ms. Mitcham graduated from Wayne State University in 1977 with distinction. She graduated from The University of Michigan Law School in 1981.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Mitcham was a senior trial attorney and managing attorney for the largest litigation office of a national insurance company, where she handled and supervised complex litigation. She was previously a partner in a highly regarded litigation firm.

She has experience in many areas of the law, including personal injury, employment law, premises liability, automobile negligence, products liability, professional malpractice, commercial litigation, construction defect, and governmental liability.

Ms. Mitcham is admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States Supreme Court, and the State Bar of Michigan. She is a member of the Tort, Trial, and Insurance Section of the American Bar Association; the Business Law, Insurance and Indemnity Law, Labor and Employment Law, Litigation, Master Lawyer, and Negligence Law Sections of the State Bar of Michigan; Michigan Defense Trial Counsel; Defense Research Institute; and the Oakland County Bar Association. She has served on the Committee to Improve Defense Counsel-Insurer Relations of the State Bar of Michigan and as Chairperson of the Oakland County Bar Association In-House Committee. She has been a frequent lecturer to large and small groups including at the Annual ICLE Michigan No-Fault Seminar. She is included in “Best Attorneys in Michigan,” and “The Best Lawyers of America” by U.S. News and World Reports.

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