Calendar

May 2022
  1. May 25 ICLE Calendar

    34th Annual Tax Conference, Thursday, May 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This intermediate/ advanced level course, co-sponsored by the Taxation Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 4.75 CLE credits.
    The general admission fee is $295, section members pay $195, Michigan new lawyers pay $125, and ICLE partners pay $295.
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    Fundamentals of Estate Administration, Tuesday, June 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This basic level course, co-sponsored by the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 6.25 CLE credits.
    The general admission fee is $195, section members pay $175, Michigan new lawyers pay $95, ICLE basic partners pay $175, and ICLE premium partners can attend for free.
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    31st Annual Drafting Estate Planning Documents, Thursday, June 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth.  This intermediate level course, co-sponsored by the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 6 CLE credits.
    The general admission fee is $195, section members pay $175, Michigan new lawyers pay $95, ICLE basic partners pay $175, and ICLE premium partners can attend for free.
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    Course books, audio CDs, and MP3s for most seminars are available if unable to attend program. Video replays for some programs are also offered. For additional information or to charge reservations to VISA, MasterCard, or Discover, call 877-229-4350 or visit www.icle.org.

  2. May 25 Calendar

    May

    26  The Women’s Bar Association, Oakland County Region of the Woman Lawyers Association of Michigan, will be hosting its Annual Dinner on Thursday, May 26, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Birmingham Athletic Club. The WBA will be presenting its annual awards along with the swearing-in of the new Executive Board for 2022-23. Tickets for the event are $65 for WLAM members, $80 for non-members, and $50 for students. To register, visit https://womenlawyers.org and click on “events.”

    26  The Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) will continue its “Luncheon Limine” brown bag lunch series between judges and attorneys online via Zoom. “Luncheon Limine—Meet Judge David Cohen” will take place Thursday, May 26, from noon to 1 p.m. This event is free for OCBA member and $10 for non-members. Space is limited. To register and receive the Zoom details, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    26  The Book Club of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will meet online to discuss “Redeeming Justice,” by Jarrett Adams on Thursday, May 26, from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. The Book Club discussion is free for FBA chapter members and $8 for non-members. To register, visit www.fbamich.org and click on “events” or email fbamich@fbamich.org.

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    The State Bar of Michigan’s Cannabis Law Section will present a webinar on “Citizen Initiated Local Marijuana Ordinances: Procedures and Pending Litigation” Thursday, May 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. via Zoom. The webinar will be presented by Doug Mains, partner at Honigman and expert in cannabis law and election law, who will discuss the lawsuits that have arisen since Michigan’s recreational marijuana law was passed. To register for the webinar, visit https://connect.michbar.org/cannabis/home.

    26  The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan’s Violence Against Women Project will present the webinar “Jury Selection in Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Violence Cases.” This free, experiential training will take place Thursday, May 26, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. for prosecutors and assistant prosecutors only. To register for the online training, visit https://michiganprosecutor.org and click on “training.”

    26  McDonald Hopkins will continue its Cyber Savvy Webinar Series with “So You’ve Backed Up Your Data: Can You Survive A Disaster?” featuring Kate Jarrett, an associate in the Litigation Department and part of the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team in Detroit, on Thursday, May 26, from 11 a.m. to noon. To register for the webinar, visit https://mcdonaldhopkins.com and click on “events.”

    26  The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association will host a “Mix &?Mingle” event Thursday, May 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. Members and guests will gather at Cornerstone Village Bar &?Grille located at 17315 Mack Ave. in Detroit. For additional information, visit https://strakerlaw.org.

    June

    The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan will present the Traffic Safety Training Program Webinar “OWI Cases and the HIPAA Myth” on Wednesday, June 1, beginning at noon via Zoom. This webinar, presented by Michigan Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Kenneth Stecker, will explain the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the legal principles behind it. There is no charge to attend this webinar, but attendees must register in advance. To register for the webinar, visit https://michiganprosecutor.org and click on “training.”

    The Rochester Bar Association will host its next meeting on Thursday, June 2, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rochester Mills Brewery, 400 Water St. in Rochester. Lunch will cost $25. Attendees will be choosing from a limited menu and should plan to be seated to order by noon, with guest speaker Meg Goebel starting shortly after introductions. For additional information or to register for the RBA lunch, contact Deborah Fordree at debbie@fordreelaw.com.

    The Oakland County Bar Association will salute outstanding leaders in the law and celebrate another amazing year with judges, OCBA leadership, and other OCBA members at its 88th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony on Thursday, June 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the The Community House, 380 S. Bates Street in Birmingham. To register for the 88th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    The Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association will host the MIPLA Spring Fling with a Detroit River cruise on Friday, June 3. The cruise will begin with boarding 6:45 p.m. at Jefferson Beach Marina, 24400 Jefferson Ave. in St. Clair Shores. Cost for the event, which includes dinner and drinks, is $95 for MIPLA members and guests, $120 for non-members and guests, and $75 for students and guests. To register, visit http://mipla.org.

    The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan will conducts its 104th Annual Meeting to kick off its 2022-2023 year celebrating “The Power of the Pack” on Friday, June 3, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Detroit Zoo’s Events Pavilion, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd. in Royal Oak. Cost to attend is $75 for WLAM members, $100 for non-members, and $50 for law students. To register online, visit www.womenlawyers.org and click on “events.”

    The State Bar of Michigan will present the Katherine L. Root SBM Prisons and Corrections Section Conference in partnership with the SBM Criminal Law Section online in June. “MDOC: What You Need to Know” will take place Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. via Zoom. To register for the conference, visit www.sado.org/go/SBM. Anyone with questions should contact Marilena David, chair SBM Prisons & Corrections Section, at 313-670-0309 or mdavid@sado.org.

    The board of the Association of Defense Trial Counsel is pleased to announce its annual golf outing for Monday, June 6, at Western Golf & Country Club, 14600 Kinlock Rd. in Redford Township. The outing will begin at 8 a.m. with registration and breakfast then a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $165 per golfer and the complete package consists of 18 holes of golf, breakfast, refreshments on the course, and a late lunch. Cost for lunch only is $65. To receive a registration form, e-mail Jessica Hilewsky at jdzieszkowski@harveykruse.com.

    The Employment Law Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association will present the webinar “Employment Law Year in Review: Navigating the Unstill Waters of Employment Law” on Tuesday, June 7, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. via Zoom. Cost to attend the webinar is $45 for OCBA members, $35 for OCBA new lawyers, paralegals, students; $35 for Employment Law Committee members; and $55 for non-members. To register for the webinar, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    The Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Michigan will present a webinar Tuesday, June 7, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on “Mediator Relationships: To Disclose Or Not to Disclose, That Is The Question.” This webinar will discuss a proposed revision to the Standards of Conduct for Mediators regarding mediator disclosures. To register for the webinar, visit https://connect.michbar.org/adr/home.

    The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will host its 41st Annual Dinner Wednesday, June 8, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Atheneum Hotel, 400 Monroe St. in Detroit. Cost for the Annual Dinner is $99 for FBA members, $80 for federal law clerks, $65 for law students, and $121 for all non-members. To register, visit www.fbamich.org and click on “events.”

    The State Bar of Michigan’s Practice Management Resource Center will present the virtual seminar “Innovative Mindsets: Build Your Future Practice Today” on Wednesday, June 8, beginning at 2 p.m. This virtual seminar focuses on the importance of developing an innovative mindset and embracing technological advances, to become the best possible 21st century lawyer. To register for the virtual seminar, visit www.michbar.org/pmrc/virtualseminars.

    The Oakland County Bar Association will present “An Overview of Juvenile Service Providers in Juvenile Delinquency and Neglect Cases” as an online webinar on Thursday, June 9, beginning at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom. Cost for the webinar is $12 for OCBA members pre-registration and $25 for non-members pre-registration. Oakland County MIDC court appointed attorneys can attend for free. To register for this webinar, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    10  The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan will present an in-person program on “Macomb County Specialty Courts” Friday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at Macomb Community College, University Center Building on Center Campus, 44575 Garfield Rd. in Clinton Twp. Cost for the seminar is $60 per person and includes refreshments. To register, visit the CDAM website at https://cdam.wildapricot.org.

    10  The State Bar of Michigan’s Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section will present its “2022 Day of Education” on Friday, June 10, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Henry, 300 Town Center Dr. in Dearborn. The day will feature various speakers covering a variety of subjects. To register, visit https://connect.michbar.org/paralegal/home.

    10  A memorial service for federal Judge Arthur J. Tarnow will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 10, at the University of Detroit Mercy McNichols Campus. The service will take place at the Fountain Lodge on campus, 4001 W. McNichols Road and Livernois, in Detroit.

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    The Social Security Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan will host “Current Practice of Social Security Disability,” a deep dive into the current practice of Social Security Disability, at Boyne Mountain Resort, 1 Boyne Mountain Road in Boyne Falls. There will be a welcoming session starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Boyne with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres. The event will take place on Monday, June 13, to Tuesday, June 14. The event is free for Social Security Lawyers Section members and $50 for non-section members. To register, visit https://connect.michbar.org/socsecurity/home.

    14  Western Michigan University Cooley Law School will host its next Community Conversations virtual event in honor of Pride Month in June. “LGBTQ+ Law:?Outrageous Laws &?Everyday Rebellions” will feature guest speaker Christine A. Yared on Tuesday, June 14, from noon to 1 p.m. via Webex. Yared is an attorney, educator, activist, and author of “Private Love, Public School — Gay Teacher Under Fire” which was named as a 2022 Notable Book by the Library of Michigan. To sign up to attend the online event, visit https://info.cooley.edu/community-conversations.

    15  The Success Through Empowerment & Engagement (SEE) Committee at Maddin, Hauser, Roth, & Heller PC seeks to meet the need for law student summer learning experiences by offering a free, six-week online summer program for currently enrolled law students, covering transactional, litigation, and new associates. The firm’s 2022 Summer Institute will be offered June 15 thought July 22 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Currently enrolled law students interested in participating in the 2022 Summer Institute should visit https://maddinhauser.com and click on “events.”

    16  The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association will present “Not Just Being ‘Woke’: A Practical Primer on Pronouns” on Thursday, June 16, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the OCBA offices, 1760 South Telegraph Road, Suite 100, in Bloomfield Hills. Cost to attend the program is $35 for OCBA members; $25 for OCBA DEI Committee members; $25 for OCBA new lawyers, paralegals, and students; and $45 for non-members. To register for the program, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    16  The Intellectual Property Committee of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will present an online program on “Name, Image, and Likeness of College Athletes: Is It Now Legal to Pay College Athletes?” Thursday, June 16, from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. Jaime M. Miettinen, adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and owner of Miettinen Law PLC, will explore the recent changes in the law, particularly the ability of college athletes to monetize their name, image, and likeness. The webinar is free for FBA members and non-members can attend for $7. To register, visit, www.fbamich.org and click on events.

    16  The Oakland County Bar Association will host an “OCBA Membership Maximizer” on Thursday, June 16, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the OCBA offices, 1760 S. Telegraph Rd., Suite 100, in Bloomfield Hills. Guests can get a jump start on connecting with fellow OCBA members while learning more about what OCBA membership offers. This event is free to members and first-time guests. To register, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    16  The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel will host its 2022 Annual Meeting and Conference, “What’s New in 2022 - A Defense-Specific Discussion on Adapting to an Ever-Changing Legal Landscape,” on Thursday and Friday, June 16-17, at Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Rd. in Gaylord. Cost for the conference is $295 for MDTC members, $75 for associate members, and $325 for non-members. To register or for additional information on the conference, visit www.mdtc.org.

    17  Western Michigan University Cooley Law School will present an online “Juneteenth Celebration” with Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Kwamé Rowe on Friday, June 17 from noon to 1 p.m. via Webex. To sign up for WMU-Cooley’s online “Juneteenth Celebration,” visit www.cooley.edu/events.

    21  The State Bar of Michigan will present the “Lawyer Trust Accounts Seminar: Management Principles & Recordkeeping Resources” online Tuesday, June 21, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The webinar, which is open to lawyers and their staff, offers an opportunity for participants to receive practical information regarding MRPC 1.15 and 1.15A. Cost is $25 for lawyers, other legal professionals, law students, and unlicensed graduates. To register, visit www.michbar.org/trustaccounts.

    23  The Oakland County Bar Foundation (OCBF) will host its 2022 Signature Event Thursday, June 23, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Orchard Lake Country Club, 5000 West Shore Dr. in West Bloomfield. The OCBF Signature Event is the only fundraising event for the foundation. The excellent food, the beautiful lakeside location and the company of colleagues produce a wonderful networking event that, in return, benefits many worthy organizations. Cost for this year’s event is $175 and tickets are limited. To purchase tickets, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”
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