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Monika Uta Holzer Sacks

Monika Uta Holzer Sacks, German lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1979, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1979. Recipient Outstanding Service award Child and Family Service, Ann Arbor, 1982, Optimist Club, Ypsilanti, 1986, 88, Good Citizenship award Kiwanis Club, Ypsilanti, 1988.

Background

Sacks, Monika Uta Holzer was born on January 2, 1949 in Koethen, Saxony, German Democratic Repubilc. Came to the United States, 1957. Daughter of Ehrenfried Joachim and Margot Else (Stamm) Holzer.

Education

Michigan State University (Bachelor of Arts, with honors, 1971). Wayne State University (Juris Doctor, 1978). Spoken languages: German.

Career

Worked at Nichols, Sacks, Slank & Sweet, A Professional Corporation (Ann Arbor, Michigan) specializing in Family Law, Estate Planning, Mediators, Municipal, Mediation. Admitted to the bar, 1979, Michigan and United States. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

Recipient: Athena Award, Ypsilanti Chamber of Commerce for Excellence in Profession and Community, 1992. Professionalism and Civility Award, Washtenaw County Bar Association, 1995. Author: "Divorce Cases in Michigan: A Systems Approach," Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 1996.

Saline Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Past President, Rotary Club. Instructor (part time), Law Affecting Families in Transition.

Washtenaw Community College, 1987—. Assistant City Attorney, Ypsilanti, 1981-1994. President, Women's Council, Ypsilanti Area Chamber of Commerce, 1990-1991.

Member: Washtenaw County Bar Association (President, 1987-1988. Past Chair, Family Law Section). State Bar of Michigan (Member: Character & Fitness Committee and Local Bar Liaison Committee, 1989-1994.

Representative Assembly. Family Law Section; Alternative Dispute Resolution. Attorney Discipline Board).

Academy of Family Mediators. Women Lawyers of Michigan. Fellow, State Bar of Michigan Foundation.

Membership

Member: Washtenaw County Bar Association (President, 1987-1988. Past Chair, Family Law Section). State Bar of Michigan (Member: Character & Fitness Committee and Local Bar Liaison Committee, 1989-1994.

Representative Assembly. Family Law Section; Alternative Dispute Resolution. Attorney Discipline Board).

Academy of Family Mediators. Women Lawyers of Michigan. Fellow, State Bar of Michigan Foundation.

Fellow, State Bar of Michigan Foundation.

Connections

Married Roger Wilfred Sacks, August 12, 1972. Children: Paul, Kurt, Chris.