Joanne Demers

Joanne Demers, Butzel Long Photo
Paralegal III

Joanne Demers is a Paralegal in Butzel Long’s Bloomfield Hills office assisting the Labor and Employment Litigation department. She graduated from Macomb County Community College, University of Phoenix, and Concordia University Ann Arbor.

Ms. Demers has over 22 years of experience as a paralegal with the past 18 years focusing on labor and employment litigation.  She has executed extensive document reviews and organizations, discovery preparation, witness prep, trial preparation and courtroom trial support, defense of state or federal civil rights complaints, and union arbitrations.


  • Macomb Community College (Associate Degree in Legal Assistant (Paralegal) Studies)
  • University of Phoenix (Bachelor Degree in Business Management)
  • Concordia University, Ann Arbor (Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership and Administration)


Certified Paralegal through NALA

Advanced Certified Paralegal in Discovery and Trial Practice through NALA


NALA Paralegal Association

Michigan Bar Association Paralegal Section

Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) Paralegal Section

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