TROY, Mich. — Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC (BSP), a leading litigation firm in Troy, today announced Partner Cheryl A. Bush was elected as a member of the International Society of Barristers, headquartered at the University of Michigan Law School. In Michigan, only 15 lawyers hold membership in the Society, and Bush is the second woman to be elected into the Society in the state.
Created in 1965, the Society brings together a limited membership of lawyers who are considered outstanding in the field of advocacy. The Society honors the role of the trial lawyer in the justice system and focuses on issues of ethics and excellence in advocacy and the role of litigation in society. Lawyers are nominated by other members of the Society and are chosen by their peers for membership.
The Society is an international organization with Fellows in several countries, including Australia, Canada, England, Scotland, and Mexico, as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Bush is an alumna of the University of Michigan School of Law. She is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Product Liability Advisory Council, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. In 2006, The National Association of Women Business Owners honored Bush with the “Breakthrough Award,” which ranked her among the top 10 female business owners in Michigan.