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Rochelle E. Lento

Rochelle E. Lento taught at the University of Michigan Law School, 1991-2005.


Rochelle Lento is the executive director of the Program in Legal Assistance for Urban Communities, whose goal is to enable community-based organizations to surmount certain legal obstacles by receiving necessary legal and technical assistance to rebuild their neighborhoods' economic-development and social bases.

Lento, an attorney, long-time Detroit resident, and former aide to Detroit City Council President Mary Ann Mahaffey, was hired in 1990 as the program's first director. Lento also brings to the program a history of community organizing, having worked with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.

--  From the University of Michigan Law School's Law Quadrangle Notes, V. 35, Iss. 01 (1992).

In 2005, Lento left Michigan Law to return to private practice.

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