August 2017
  1. August 23 Coming Events

    Sept. 7: State Bar of Michigan IT Law Section Annual Meeting and Seminar, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Inn at St. John’s, 44045 Five Mile Rd., Plymouth.  Cost: annual meeting ONLY free; Section Members $70, Non-section members $120 - includes seminar, breakfast, lunch, and a networking reception. Annual meeting, held briefly during the lunch break, wil include the election of 2017-2018 council members and section officers. For the program, Moderator Mark G. Malven of Dykema will lead participants through presentations on Cybersecurity; Software Licensing; New EU Data Privacy Requirements; Immigration Developments; a Trade Secrets Update; and Business Websites. Registration required by Sept. 1; visit and click on the event. Contact: Christopher J. Mourad 248-213-3645 or

    Sept. 13: Q&A with the Kent County Business Judges, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m., University Club, 111 Lyon St NW # 1025, Grand Rapids. The Grand Rapids Bar Association Labor and Employment Section is pleased to invite you to a Q&A with the Kent County Business Judges, which will be co-sponsored by the Litigation and Corporate Counsel Sections. Special guests will be: Judge Christopher Yates and Judge Joseph Rossi, who have agreed to share their thoughts on restrictive covenants in employment agreements, among other business issues. To find out more, visit and click on the event in the calendar.
     Sept. 18:?Grand Rapids Bar Association Criminal Law Update, 12:00-1:00 p.m., University Club of Grand Rapids, 111 Lyon St NW # 1025, Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Each year, the GRBA Criminal Law Section hosts a full update on legislation and court decisions that affect criminal law practice. For more information, call  Kenny Williams-Buck, 616-454-5550 ext. 109, or email him at