Attorney Bios


Rodney A. Fleming

Position: Managing Attorney

Rodney Fleming is a graduate of Bowling Green State University ('88) and the University of Toledo College of Law ('91).  He has been the Managing Attorney at Student Legal Services since 1994. Mr. Fleming is licensed to practice law in all Ohio Courts, as well as the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Sixth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. He is a past President of the Wood County Bar Association and a certified mediator.

Personally, Mr. Fleming has been married to his wife Karen since 1991 and has 3 sons, Jacob, Nicholas and Ethan. He is an avid golfer and enjoys following the Cleveland Browns during the football season.


Michael S. Skulina

Position: Attorney

Mike Skulina graduated from the University of Toledo in 1989 and the University of Toledo College of Law in 1992. He began his legal career with a small general practice law firm in Findlay, Ohio and joined Bowling Green Student Legal Service in September of 1995. He can be seen at various speaking engagements around campus and is a regular presenter in the Alcohol and Public Policy and Drug Use and Abuse classes.

Mike and his wife Beth have two young sons and enjoy golf, reading, traveling and are unabashed fans of the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns, and Indianapolis 500.


Joyce C. Nowak

Position: Attorney

Joyce Nowak graduated magna cum laude from the University of Toledo in 2004 and graduated in 2007 from the University of Toledo, College of Law. She started her legal career at a general practice firm in Maumee, Ohio and has been with Student Legal Services, Inc. at BGSU since June 2012. She is licensed to practice law in Ohio Courts, in the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, and in the Supreme Court of the United States. Ms. Nowak has been on the boards of the Lucas County Bar Association and the Toledo Women's Bar Association. Her memberships also include the Wood County Bar Association and the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Ms. Nowak has one son, and enjoys playing hockey and attending local sporting events.