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Hallie S. Konarske*¹

Associate

(248) 822-7827

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Advanced Motions / Appeals

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2021

Michigan State University, Master of Public Policy, 2021

Eastern Michigan University, B.S., magna cum laude, Political Science and Public Relations, 2016

Judicial Clerkship

Justice David Viviano, Michigan Supreme Court, 2021-2022

Court Admissions

Illinois State Courts

*Admission to Michigan bar pending. Currently practicing under the supervision of Michigan-barred attorneys.

¹Hallie’s legal name is currently David Konarske Jr. Hallie is transitioning from male to female and intends to be legally transitioned by August 2023.

Hallie S. Konarske focuses her practice on advanced motions and appeals.

Prior to joining Bush Seyferth, Hallie served as a Judicial Law Clerk for Justice David Viviano of the Michigan Supreme Court.

During law school, Hallie served as an intern for Judge David McKeague of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She was also a student attorney for the Michigan State University Immigration Law Clinic.

Hallie received a J.D., summa cum laude, from Michigan State University Law School and a Master of Public Policy from Michigan State University in 2021. She also received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Public Relations from Eastern Michigan University in 2016.

Honors / Awards

Michigan State University College of Law, Dean Charles H. King Scholar

Jurisprudence Award; RWA – Social Justice, Property, Advocacy, Immigration Law

1L All-School Moot Court Competition, Semifinal Oralist, Finalist Brief Writer

2L Moot Court Team Competition, Semifinalist Oralist

Publications

“Amtrak: The Failure of Passenger Preference & Politics of Non-Enforcement” 53 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal 583 (2022)

“Switching Trains: Legislating a New Direction for Amtrak” Florida Coastal Law Review (2022)

“Transparency as Justice: The Ethics of Public Attorneys and Judicial Seals” 14 Albany Government Law Review 102 (2021)

For Fun

  • Before the law, Hallie worked as a railroad conductor.
  • Hallie spends her free time in the fall following Eastern Michigan University Football.
  • Hallie’s favorite TV show is Veep.
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