09 August 2023

Miller Johnson Attorney Joslin Monahan Named Influential Women Of Law For 2023

Grand Rapids, Mich. August 9, 2023 – Miller Johnson is proud to announce that Joslin E. Monahan, a distinguished attorney and partner at the firm, has been recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as an “Influential Woman of Law” for 2023. This prestigious accolade celebrates Joslin’s outstanding legal accomplishments, her dedication to the profession, and her commitment to making a positive impact in the legal community and beyond.

Joslin Monahan’s remarkable career spans over two decades, during which she has consistently demonstrated exceptional legal expertise, leadership, and a genuine passion for advocating on behalf of her clients. She is a trial and appellate litigation attorney experienced in municipal, real estate, business, receiverships, adversarial bankruptcy, and land use and zoning litigation. Ms. Monahan has a robust, full-service cannabis law practice serving individuals and companies that grow, produce, distribute and sell a wide variety of goods and amenities. Her unwavering commitment to the pursuit of justice and her invaluable contributions to the legal field have earned her this well-deserved recognition.

“We are thrilled to see Joslin Monahan honored as one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s Influential Women of Law for 2023,” said David Buday, Managing Member of Miller Johnson. “Joslin’s commitment to excellence and her dedication to supporting her clients and colleagues make her a true role model within our firm and the legal community at large.”

Throughout her career, Joslin has been a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession. “Joslin is a leader in every sense of the word.  She creates a positive work culture, drives business growth, and serves as an inspiration to all who work with her,” said Mary Tabin, Miller Johnson’s Women’s Initiative Network Chair. “Joslin’s never-quit-attitude is contagious.  She tirelessly uses her voice to achieve greater equality in the legal field.  Joslin knows that it can be very challenging for a woman to be successful in the legal profession, which is why she chooses to mentor and support other female attorneys.  Her influence makes a huge difference at Miller Johnson.”

Beyond her legal work, Joslin Monahan is deeply involved in various community and philanthropic initiatives. She has demonstrated a strong commitment to giving back to the community through her involvement in numerous pro bono cases and volunteering efforts. She has served as Chair of the Western Branch of the ACLU of Michigan since 2015.

The Michigan Lawyers Weekly Influential Women of Law award recognizes Joslin’s exceptional achievements in the practice of law, her leadership within the legal community, and her dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of her clients and colleagues.

Joslin Monahan and her fellow honorees will be celebrated at the Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s Influential Women of Law event on September 22nd, where they will be recognized for their remarkable contributions to the legal profession. Read more about the Class of 2023 Influential Women of Law here:


About Miller Johnson

Miller Johnson is a full-service firm providing legal counsel to businesses and individuals in corporate, employment and labor, litigation, employee benefits, and private client matters including estate planning and family law from its offices in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo.

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