Paul R. Jackson, a partner with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been appointed chairman of the West Shore Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors in Muskegon.
Jackson will serve a one-year term as chair of the Symphony Board. Now entering its 66th season, the West Shore Symphony presents eight pairs of subscription concerts annually, as well as a series of special events, educational 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 chair 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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This year, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP celebrates its 75th anniversary of service to clients in Michigan, across the country and throughout the world. With more than 180 attorneys in Grand Rapids, Metro Detroit, Holland and Muskegon, Warner Norcross is one of Michigan's leading providers of legal services. For the third consecutive year, the Firm has a greater percentage of partners listed in the 2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America than any other large law firm in Michigan. Warner Norcross was also named the best corporate law firm in West Michigan by Corporate Board Member magazine for the third year in a row. Warner Norcross has been recognized as a national leader in client service among law firms by BTI Consulting and as one of West Michigan's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For. The Firm represents local, statewide, regional, national and international clients in all areas of business and civil law.