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Monica P. Navarro

Partner
mnavarro@vezinalaw.com
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Phone: (248) 558-2700
Direct: (248) 558-2702
Fax: (248) 232-1581

280 N Old Woodward Ave, # LL20
Birmingham, Michigan 48009
USA

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Monica P. Navarro is a Partner at the Firm. She regularly handles complex healthcare, licensing, and litigation, as well as an active False Claims Act Practice.

Education

J.D., University Of Michigan Law School Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1993
cum laude (3.7 GPA)
Managing Editor, Michigan Journal of Law Reform, 1992-93
Associate Editor, Michigan Journal of Law Reform, 1991-92
American Jurisprudence Award in Administrative Law
Best Oralist Award in Writing and Advocacy
General Motors Goal 9 Scholar
Juan Tienda Scholar
General Membership Chair, Hispanic Law Students Association
Secretary, American Bar Association Student Chapter
Teaching Assistant, Minority Affairs Program
Student Attorney, Family Law Project
Member, Women Law Students Association

B.A., Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 1990
Intl. Relations and Pol. Science; summa cum laude (3.99 GPA)
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
Krell Scholar
Certificate in Latin American Studies

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

States of Illinois and Michigan
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Bar Association
Vice Chair, Health Law Section Publications Committee Editorial Board Member and Vice-Chair , The Health Lawyer

American Health Lawyers Association
Member , Fraud and Abuse and Information Technology Section

Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund
Member , National Conference Planning Committee

State Bar of Michigan
Council Member , Health Law Section Chair , Health Law Section Publications Committee Co-Editor in Chief , 2011 Michigan Bar Journal Health Law Issue Member , Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan
Co-Chair , Health Law Committee

Oakland County Bar Association
Fellow , Oakland County Bar Foundation Member , Diversity Committee

Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan
Member, Board of Director Co-Chair , Elections Committee Co-Chair , Law Students Committee

State of Michigan Board of Psychology
Member, Board at Large Member, Disciplinary Subcommittee

Southwest Counseling Solutions
Member, Board of Directors

Teaching Experience

PROFESSOR OF LAW- Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills, Michigan, May 2010 to August 2014.  Civil Procedure, Health Law.

Professional Awards and Honors

Michigan Super Lawyer, 2011 Law and Politics Magazine.

Top 20 Women of the Year, Michigan Lawyers Weekly 2010 Women in the Law.

Michigan Super Lawyer, 2010 Law and Politics Magazine.

Top 50 Michigan Women Lawyers, 2010 Law and Politics Magazine.

Michigan Super Lawyer, 2009 Law and Politics Magazine.

Top 50 Michigan Women Lawyers, 2009 Law and Politics Magazine.

Michigan Super Lawyer, 2008 Law and Politics Magazine.

Top 50 Michigan Women Lawyers, 2008 Law and Politics Magazine.

Michigan Super Lawyer, 2007 Law and Politics Magazine.

Profiled by Detroit Free Press in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (2007).

University of Michigan Law School, J.T. Canales Distinguished Alumni Award (2007).

Honoree, Crain’s Business Detroit 2006 “40 Under 40."

Twice appointed to the Michigan Board of Psychology by Governor Granholm (2006/09).

Nominee, Crain’s Business Detroit 2005 “40 Under 40.”

Named a Top 10 Qui Tam Lawyer in the Country in Corporate Crime Reporter.