Most Interesting and Influencial 2005: Hugh Barrington Clark, jr

Hugh Barrington Clark, Jr.

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    Hugh B. Clark,  started his academic career at Cass Tech in Detroit and went on to get degrees from Oakland Community College, Wayne State University and Cooley Law School. He is an attorney who has had a private practice since 1994 and covers the legal areas of civil litigation, criminal defense, landlord-tenant, family law, and wills and estates. He also served as Associate General Counsel to the Michigan Senate from 1979 to 1981 and as a special consultant to the Senate Judiciary Committee to analyze legislative bills and rewrite the Michigan Probate Code and portions of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
     Clark also serves on the Lansing Board of Education, the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Usher Board, and the City of Lansing’s Ad-Hoc Committee on Diversity Spending. He’s a member of Phi Beta Sigma and the Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity.
   His long and storied legal career has led to appearances on NBC’s "The Today Show" and in the courtroom on behalf of rapper Tupac Shakur and local NFL star Muhsin Muhammed.
     He and his wife, Judith Lynn, are the parents of one son, Hugh B. IV.