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Orlans Associates Chosen as Michigan Leaders

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Brian Henry

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Linda Orlans

Linda Orlans, Founder and Executive Chair of Orlans Associates, Orlans Moran, and Atlantic Law Group, has been appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to the board of trustees for the State of Michigan Building Authority. Linda will be one of five trustees overseeing the State Building Authority, which issues and sells bonds and notes to acquire equipment and construct facilities for the use of the State of Michigan, including public universities and community colleges.

In addition to her new role with the State Building Authority, Linda currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Trustees at Michigan State University College of Law. Linda is the first woman to hold this position. She graduated from Michigan State University College of Law in 1987, and in 2009 she was awarded the Honorable George N. Bashara, Jr. Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of her significant service to The College, The Profession and The Community.

Orlans Associates’ Chief Legal Officer Brian Henry is serving as the Chairperson of the Real Property Law Section for the State Bar of Michigan. This section counts more than 2,500 Michigan attorneys among its ranks and sponsors educational, philanthropic and social programs focused on real estate. Both the Michigan Supreme Court and the Michigan Legislature rely upon the Real Property Law Section to provide commentary and counsel on various real estate issues.

Brian has been a member of the Real Property Section for more than 25 years, serving as both a lecturer and as a member of the Real Property Council. He previously served as Chair of the Real Property Law Section Continuing Education Committee, and was unanimously elected as Chairperson at the Annual Meeting in July, 2015 to a one-year term.

In the community, Brian has served as the Chairman of the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals for Bloomfield Township and as the President of Leadership Oakland. He taught Business Law at the University of Phoenix-Michigan Campus for 10 years.

Orlans Associates, P.C.Orlans Moran, PLLC, and Atlantic Law Group, LLC are preeminent firms in the default legal services arena, serving banks, credit unions, consumer loan servicers, investors, government agencies, landlords, municipalities, title insurance companies and private individuals. Our attorneys take great pride in providing outstanding legal counsel and excellent representation throughout the Midwest, New England and Mid-Atlantic regions for an assortment of services for the real property industry, including home retention/loss mitigation, legal compliance, foreclosure, settlement services, title curative, appraisal, bankruptcy, appellate work, eviction, REO closing and related legal, litigation matters, other secured and unsecured debt recovery (including automobiles).

About Author: Brian Honea

Brian Honea's writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master's degree from Amberton University in Garland.

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