LANSING, Mich. – Fredrick D. Dilley, a shareholder in Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC's Grand Rapids office, was elected to serve as Vice-Chair on the Board of Trustees for the Michigan State University College of Law.
Dilley is a graduate of Michigan State University's James Madison College and earned his law degree from the Michigan State University College of Law, formerly known as the Detroit College of Law.
With more than 35 years of legal experience, Dilley concentrates his practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, family law, criminal matters, environmental and natural resource protection law, and alternative dispute resolution, especially mediation.
Dilley is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a premier professional trial organization composed of the top 1% of trial lawyers in the United States and Canada. He was named a 2014 Lawyer of the Year for arbitration by Best Lawyers®, is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and was included in Super Lawyers for General Litigation in 2013.
The MSU College of Law was founded in 1891 as the Detroit College of Law and was devoted exclusively to professional legal education. The Law College is one of only a few private law schools to be affiliated with a research university, enabling it to provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary legal education program.