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Erica N. Payne

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Erica is a native of Crystal Falls. She graduated summa cum laude from Finlandia University and earned her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She has a general practice with a diverse background in the law that includes real estate, probate and trust administration, and civil litigation in these areas. She is also trained as a general civil mediator and domestic relations mediator.

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2010;
  • Finlandia University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2007.

Admitted

  • 2011, Michigan;
  • 2011, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan.

Memberships

  • Marquette County Bar Association;
  • State Bar of Michigan;
  • American Bar Association.

Awards

Erica Payne Super Lawyers

Biography

  • State Bar of Michigan (Member, Representative Assembly, 2016–present);
  • Executive Council Member, Young Lawyers Section, State Bar of Michigan (2016–present);
  • President, Marquette County Bar Association (2015–2016, 2019–2020);
  • Vice President, Finlandia Alumni Board (2013–2018);
  • Probate and Estate Planning Certificate (ICLE);
  • CLE Committee, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan (2018–present);
  • Membership Committee, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Michigan;
  • Member, Probate and Estate Planning Section, State Bar of Michigan;
  • Board of Directors, Zonta Club of Marquette (2013–2015);
  • Volunteer Mediator, Marquette-Alger Resolution Service (2011–present);
  • Mentor, Northern Michigan University Student Leader Fellowship Program (2011–2015)
  • Mediator, general civil mediator, domestic relations, and permanency planning (2010–present).

Recent News

Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen, P.C. is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has named Ronald D. Keefe and Kenneth J. Seavoy as “Super Lawyers” and Brandon J. Evans, Erica N. Payne, and Patricia E. Davis as “Rising Stars”. … Read More
Kenneth J. Seavoy has been named in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Trusts and Estates.  Selection in the current edition of Best Lawyers is based upon 5.5 million confidential evaluations with leading attorneys.  Ken… Read More

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