April 2018
  1. April 27 Coming Events

    May 10-11: MDTC Annual Meeting, “Hot Coffee and Lost Trousers: What Every Defense Lawyer Should Know about the Law of Damages,” Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, 6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd., Mt. Pleasant. Speakers include (at 12:15 p.m. May 10) Dr. Robin Hanks, ABPP?(ABCN) of the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and Wayne State University School of Medicine Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System on “Brain Injury, a Neuropsychologist’s Point of View;” (at 1:15 p.m.) “Economic Damages in Complex Commercial Litigation: Lessons from Actual Cases” by Patrick Anderson, Anderson Economic Group;  (at 3:30 p.m.) “Dealing with Damages Under Challenging  Circumstances: Preventing Runaway Juries,” by Bryan Edelman, Ph.D, Trial Innovations, San Francisco; and several panels featuring judges, attorneys, and subject matter experts. The annual business meeting is at 8:30-8:45 a.m. May 11. Other activities include receptions, golf, and family fun. To register, visit

    May 23: National Business Institute hosts “Probate Process from Start to Finish,” Holiday Inn Grand Rapids-Airport, 3063 Lake Eastbrook, Grand Rapids. This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries and other legal support staff who want to increase their effectiveness when working within the probate process. Foster Swift estate planning attorneys Nicolas Camargo, Matthew Fedor, and Trevor Weston will be among the presenters.  For registration and more information, visit

    . There will also be a basic-level seminar for those with limited probate experience on May 4 at the Holiday Inn Express &?Suites in Southfield.