Maddin Hauser is pleased to announce that Julie Beth Teicher
has been elected Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Jewish Family Service of Metropolitan Detroit (JFS).
First elected to the JFS Board in 2012, Teicher has served as the agency’s Treasurer, Vice Chairperson, Chair of its Finance and Audit Committees, and Chair of its Leadership Committee. In her new role, Teicher will lead an active 36-member board to provide oversight to the JFS organization.
Since 1928, JFS has worked toward achieving its vision for a community in which no person faces life’s challenges alone. Guided by its mission statement, “Inspired by the wisdom and values of Jewish tradition, we strengthen lives through compassionate service,” JFS serves 15,000 people annually, providing more than 20 services that focus on the areas of older adult aging-in-place services, behavioral health services and safety net services.
Teicher is a shareholder in Maddin Hauser’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Debtor-Creditor Rights Group and Financial Services and Real Property Litigation Group. She concentrates her practice on business-related insolvency and bankruptcy matters, handling cases in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. District Court and state court proceedings. A Certified Bankruptcy Court Mediator, Teicher has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law at various times since 2006, and has presented at numerous seminars.
Teicher is AV rated in Martindale Hubbell and is included in its registry of pre-eminent women lawyers. She has been recognized in DBusiness Magazine’s Top Lawyers, named a Michigan Leading Lawyer, honored in the Best Lawyers in America® and listed in the Michigan edition of Super Lawyers®. Additionally, Teicher was recognized as one of the Top Women Lawyers for Business Bankruptcy by Super Lawyers® and named the Best Lawyers® Detroit Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 2019 "Lawyer of the Year." In 2019, she was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, an honorary professional and educational association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals.