Paul R. Jackson, a partner with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the West Shore Symphony Orchestra in Muskegon.
Jackson will serve a three-year term on the Board of the Symphony, which draws its musicians – and audiences – from throughout the Lakeshore and as far away as Mt. Pleasant and Lansing. Now entering its 65th season, the West Shore Symphony presents eight pairs of subscription concerts annually, as well as a series of special events, education programs and other concerts.
Jackson, who concentrates his practice on taxation and business law, is active both professionally and within the community. He serves on the Tax Council for the State Bar of Michigan's Taxation Section and as cochair of the Tax Practice Group of Warner Norcross. He is a member of the State Bars of Michigan and Pennsylvania and the American Bar Association, where he also serves as a member of the Taxation Section. He is a past officer of the Muskegon County Bar Association.
Jackson has served as a director for the Muskegon County United Way, the Muskegon Economic Forum, the Muskegon Country Club and Muskegon Civic Theatre. He is also a member of the Muskegon Rotary Club.
Jackson, a native of Pittsburgh, holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, a doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Pittsburgh and a master of laws in taxation from the University of Florida School of Law.
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