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Welcome

THE FIRM

David Blanchard and Angela Walker have served Ann Arbor’s employees and business community for over ten years.

THE PHILOSOPHY

Every client deserves to be heard.

THE PRACTICE

David Blanchard and Angela Walker have worked together for over ten years to provide high quality and timely responses to the emerging legal needs for individuals and businesses in Ann Arbor and Southeast Michigan.

ATTORNEYS

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Angela Walker

Angela Walker provides advice and advocacy for employees facing discrimination at work, fighting a wrongful termination, or being denied compensation and benefits to which they are entitled.

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David Blanchard

David Blanchard focuses on helping people get back to work, stay at work, fighting wage theft, and preventing retaliation and wrongful termination.

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Frances Hollander

Frances Hollander joined Blanchard & Walker in 2018 after working at the Michigan Court of Appeals.   Frances received her B.A. in linguistics from the University of Michigan in 2013. 

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NEWS AND UPDATES

Blanchard & Walker Weekly

TOPIC OF THE WEEK

Sexual Harassment Practical Strategies: How Do I Deal with Sexual Harassment?

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BLOG OF THE WEEK

The Long Struggle Against Giving Up

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), the union organizing the Amazon warehouse, lost the vote by more than a 2 – 1 margin. After the extreme publicity of the campaign over the past couple of months, such a definitive loss was crushing.

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

The ADA is based on a basic presumption that people with disabilities want to work and are capable of working, want to be members of their communities and are capable of being members of their communities and that exclusion and segregation cannot be tolerated. Accommodating a person with a disability is no longer a matter of charity but instead a basic issue of civil rights.

–Arlene Mayerson | Chronicling the history of the ADA for the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

LIST OF THE WEEK

from Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Between March and August 2020 a million workers with disabilities lost their jobs, and by December, unemployment among this cohort climbed to 12.3%—which is about twice the national average.
  • One in four U.S. adults (61 million) has some type of disability.