Attorney Gordon J. Kangas Joins Bodman PLC
Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that attorney Gordon J. Kangas has joined the firm as an associate based in the Ann Arbor office.
Kangas is a member of Bodman’s Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He represents a wide variety of clients in litigation and dispute resolution matters before state and federal courts and in alternative dispute resolution forums.
His diverse legal background includes federal clerkships with Hon. Ralph B. Guy, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and with Hon. Stephen J. Murphy, III of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. As a law student, he served judicial internships with Chief Justice Robert P. Young of the Michigan Supreme Court and with Hon. Robert D. Cleland of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. After law school, he was accepted into and participated in the Georgetown Center for the Constitution's seminar on Originalism.
While in law school, Kangas served as editor of the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law, as president of the Catholic Law Students Association, and as a member and publicity chair of the Federalist Society. He was a quarterfinalist in the Campbell Moot Court Competition and participated in the 1L Oral Advocacy Competition. He also served as a volunteer student attorney with the University of Michigan Law School’s Unemployment Insurance Project.
Kangas has an interest in public speaking and has served as an independent consultant to professionals on persuasive and impactful presentation skills.