Lawrence Ponoroff Named Dean of MSU College of Law

Linda Orlans, Chair of The Board of Trustees at Michigan State University College of Law, is delighted to announce that Professor Lawrence Ponoroff has been appointed the new Dean of Michigan State University College of Law.

Ponoroff will succeed Dean Joan Howarth on July 1st, 2016.

ponoroff“The board was unanimous in selecting Professor Ponoroff to be our next dean,” said Linda Orlans. “We are thrilled to work with him to make our law college even greater.”

I am proud to join President Simon, Provost Youatt and my Fellow Board Members in welcoming Prof. Ponoroff and extending our most heartfelt appreciation to Dean Howarth for her years of service to MSU Law.

We are also thrilled to be celebrating the 125th Birthday of the Law College, this year.

Please click here to learn more about Professor Lawrence Ponoroff becoming the new Dean of Michigan State University College of Law. 


  • iStock_000006715814Small
    Local Youth

    Creating ideas and images of a future career is easily one of the most exciting thoughts in a child’s life. However, setting goals, mapping out the path and beginning the journey to that career is not always easy as some basic resources are not widely accessible. Every child deserves the chance to realize his or [...]

  • H4WH-logo1a
    Homes 4 Wounded Heroes

    Michigan based Orlans Associates, P.C. and eTitle, has partnered with The Military Warriors Support Foundation and its principal partners to provide mortgage-free homes to the nation’s wounded veterans. Orlans is a long supporter of this program through its membership in The National Firm, LLC, a consortium of law firms that serves as the advisor between [...]

  • Arora 11-21-13 Detroit Divas
    Local Arts

    When a community is moving forward and taking steps to rebuild, restore, and grow, it is important to help preserve its history and culture while still embracing the new. Keeping the arts and culture of a community in tact takes the support of a group of dedicated citizens and community leaders working towards the same [...]