Grosse Pointe Farms resident, Paul Millenbach was appointed to the Michigan Truck Safety Commission by Jennifer Granholm. Millenbach is assigned to represent private motor carriers for a term expiring August 4, 2011.
An attorney with Foster Swift Collins and Smith PC , Millenbach is a highly specialized transportation and logistics lawyer and is also a visiting lecturer on Transportation Law at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. In addition to his transportation practice, Millenbach handles Michigan No-Fault litigation, mass tort defense of asbestos disease cases, commercial litigation and family law matters. He also serves on the firm's executive committee and as co-leader of the General Litigation Practice Group.
The role of the Michigan Truck Safety Commission is to improve truck safety by developing and providing Michigan citizens and the trucking industry with effective education and training. The commission is responsible for the expenses of the Truck Safety Fund grants and initiates data collection and research on truck safety following the implementation of the educational programs.
Millenbach completed his undergraduate education at Northern Michigan University where he received a Bachelor of Science and earned his juris doctorate from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School shortly after.