David M. Thoms is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

David M. Thoms is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

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BLOOMFIELD, Mich., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — David M. Thoms is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a 2017 Top Attorney in Estate Planning & Taxation.        

In his role as Of Counsel at Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP, Attorneys at Law, Thoms has spent the past 36 years working in the areas of estate and tax planning of businesses and large corporations, and also represents nonprofit organizations.

“Thoms has extensive experience in gift and estate planning, wealth transfer, family business succession planning and nonprofit organizations, providing trusted legal counsel to individuals, families and businesses throughout the region,” the firm’s website states. “His practice also encompasses economic development incentives, commercial real estate finance and tax planning.”

In addition to his work through Warner Narcross & Judd, Thoms has asked to appear as a guest speaker at several engagements. He was a speaker at the Henry Ford Health System – Department of Philosophy; the Michigan Association of Certified Financial Planners; the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Michigan; the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants; Kalamazoo College; and the Michigan Bankers Association – to name a few. Thoms has also served as an adjunct professor at Madonna University, and has taught at New York University through the Summer Tax Institute, 52nd Institute.

Thoms earned his Bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College in 1970, and then went on to earned his Master’s degree in Urban Planning from Wayne State University in 1975, his Juris Doctor from University of Detroit Mercy in 1979 and his LL.M. degree in Taxation from Wayne State University Law School in 1988. He is also fluent in French as well as English.

To further his professional development, Thoms is an entrusted member of the program committee of financial estate planning in Detroit as part of the Board of Directors. Additionally, he is a member of the American Planning Association, the American Society of the French Academic Palms, the Michigan Association of Planners, the Metropolitan Detroit Bar Association, the State Bar Association, the Oakland Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Planned Giving Roundtable of Detroit and the Kalamazoo County Bar Association. He also continues to give back to his community as a member of the advanced board and chairman of the Metropolitan Detroit Salvation Army, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Visiting Nurse Association, the Greenhills School, the University of Michigan and the Detroit Institute of the Arts.

Thoms has been recognized for his outstanding achievements in the field and his community as a decorated officer through the Ordre des Palmes Academiques, and earned a Commander Order of Salvador Award from the Salvador Dali Museum in Florida.

For more information, visit www.wnj.com/Professionals/Attorneys/Thoms-David-M.

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Catherine M. James is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

Catherine M. James is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

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HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Catherine M. James is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Prominent Business Owner in Houston, Texas in the field of Industrial Storage and Warehousing.         

James is currently the President and Owner of Dixie Cullen Interests, Inc., located in Houston, Texas. The company is a regional service provider that allows their clients to access industrial storage space, as needed, and also provides both long and short-term warehouse rentals.

Although James’ previous employers include companies such as the skin care and cosmetics company, Jordan Essentials Inc., she has been in the industrial storage industry for over 30 years. Her professional areas of expertise include transportation, logistics, team building, shipping, and customer service.

James has received numerous awards and honors for excellence in her field. She was placed on the list of National Top Ten Business Women of the American Business Woman’s Association (ABWA) in 2003, the Top 15 Women in Gulf Transportation by the Journal of Commerce in 2005, and her business was recognized in 2006, 2007, and 2009 as one of the Fastest Growing Woman Owned Business by the Houston Business Journal.

In order to further her professional development, James is also an active member of the Federation of Houston Professional Women, and the American Business Woman’s Association. She also does public speaking.

When she’s not working, James enjoys being a part of the Cowboy Action Shooting Society, where she placed in the Top 10 in a Worldwide Competition. She also enjoys spending time with her family. In fact, she would like to dedicate this recognition to her family for all of their love and support.

For more information about Catherine M. James or the services that she provides, please visit: www.dixiecullen.com or see her profile at www.LinkedIn.com

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Adrian Lee Butler, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

Adrian Lee Butler, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

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CANFIELD, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Adrian Lee Butler, M.D. is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Leading Hand Surgeon in the state of Ohio.   

Dr. Butler serves as a Hand Surgeon at Mercy Health Physicians. He brings over 15 years of field experience to his role, and he specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, especially the diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of hand and upper extremity injuries.

“Always do what is right for the patient,” Dr. Butler said when asked his professional philosophy. “Always have the patient’s best interest at heart.”

According to its website, Mercy Health is “a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky.” “With more than 34,000 employees in eight regions, [we’re] one of the largest healthcare systems in the country. At each one of [our] more than 450 points of care, we deliver high-quality, compassionate care with one united purpose: to help [our] patients be well in mind, body and spirit.”

To further his professional development, he is a member of the Ohio Orthopedic Society, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, The American Association for Surgery of the Hand and The American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Florida Orthopedic Society, Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society, Pennsylvania Medical Association, American Medical Association, and, finally, the Indiana University Juggling Club.

Dr. Butler has also had numerous articles and case studies published with various publishers and Journals. A few of these include “Distal Phalanx Fractures and Finger Tip Crush Injuries.” Published in Ring D, Cohen MS eds. Hand and Wrist Fractures (New York: Mercel Dekker, 2004), “Arthroscopic Wafer Resection” In: Slutsky & Osterman eds. Distal Radius Fractures and Carpal Injury Published in The Cutting Edge (Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2007), and “Management of Acute & Chronic Tendinopathy in the Athlete” published in Grham & Hunt eds. Contemporary Management of the Athlete’s Hand & Wrist (Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007), as well others.

Additionally, he is licensed to practice medicine in Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, Certified by American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (2006), and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. He is also Certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support by American Heart Association, Certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support, and in ‘Fundamentals of Critical Care Support’. Furthermore, Dr. Butler has passed multiple US Medical Licensing Examinations.

Due to outstanding work in his field, Dr. Butler has won numerous awards and honors throughout his career. Some of these include the North Central Academic Excellence Award (1990, 92, 93), Boehringer Mannheim Outstanding Chemistry Graduate Scholarship (1993), Indiana University Residents Scholarship (1993-97), Golden Key Honor Society (Inducted 1994), Franklin T. Mathers, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society (Inducted 1996), R.J. Grim Memorial Scholarship (Summer 1996), Allegheny General Hospital Department of Orthopedics Research Award (2005 & 2006).

Dr. Butler earned his B.Sc. in Chemistry from Indiana University, where he graduated with Honors, and minored in Mathematics and German in 1997. Soon after, in 2001, he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine before completing his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Allegheny General Hospital’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Additionally, he completed a Hand Surgery Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University at the Philadelphia Hand Center in 2007.

When not working, Dr. Butler enjoys hiking, fishing and numerous other outdoor activities. He dedicates this recognition to his mentor, Dr. Mark Baratz, who is the hand surgeon who “planted the seed” that led him to enter the field.

For more information, visit www.mercy.com

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