Teresa L. Duddles has been a member of The Meisner Law Group, P.C. legal team for over 33 years. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Michigan State University, College of Social Science, School of Criminal Justice in 1985 and was awarded an American Bar Association approved Legal Assistant Certificate from Lansing Community College in 1989, graduating in the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Fraternity. Ms. Duddles is a member of the Paralegal/Legal Assistants Section of the State Bar of Michigan and was elected into two separate two (2) year terms as a council member for the Section, served as Chair of the Section from 2017-2018, and in the past has served as Secretary, Membership Chair, Day of Education Chair, Amendment Chair, and Annual Meeting Chair. She is a past member of the Legal Assistant’s Association of Michigan.
Ms. Duddles specializes in collections for Condominium and Community Associations involving lien placement, litigation and foreclosure. She has also been involved in the critiquing and assisting in the preparation of condominium document amendments, drafting of Rules and Regulations for Associations, bylaw enforcement, critiquing and preparation of management contracts, title and tax issues, and is educated and accomplished with regard to intricacies of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Ms. Duddles also has concentrated her time in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy filings as they relate to Condominium/Community Associations. She has organized seminars for The Meisner Law Group in the Northern Michigan and surrounding areas for over 20 years and has appeared on a speaker’s panel for United Condominium Owners of Michigan’s Annual Seminar each year from 2013 through 2017.
- Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts
- Lansing Community College, Post Baccalaureate Legal Assistant Certificate, American Bar Association approved
- Affiliate Member – State Bar of Michigan – Ex Officio of the Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section of the State Bar of Michigan
- Legal Assistant’s Association of Michigan, former Board Member and Regional Director
- State Bar of Michigan Committee for Regulatory Objectives
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Michigan Paralegal, Issue 3, 2014
Ms. Duddles was interviewed and published by the Oakland County Legal News in October 2012 (see article on the front page of the Legal News)