Daily Briefs

SBM’s Young Lawyers Section to host 5th Annual Summit June 15
The Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan will host its 5th Annual Summit at the Westin Book-Cadillac Hotel from June 15-16.
SBM President Julie Fershtman will serve as the 2012 Summit Keynote Speaker. The YLS plans to continue the Summit tradition for providing excellent networking and educational opportunities to young lawyers. In addition to speed networking, a luncheon, cocktail reception, and presentation of the Regeana Myrick Outstanding Young Lawyer Award during the Saturday dinner event, programming will include a presentation by a panel of judges on “Divergent Paths to the Bench,” a session on public speaking presented by Dale Carnegie, and many other informative programs. Visit http://michbar.org/younglawyers/news.cfm and www.facebook.com/sbmyls for more information.

Register online or the mail/fax form can be found at http://michbar.org/younglawyers/pdfs/summitreg.pdf.

Early registration ends June 1. After June 1, the registration fee increases from $40 to $55 for section members and from $25 to $40 for member guests.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel at a special rate of $129/night for Summit attendees. Reservations at the special rate can be made at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/sbmyls. Hotel reservations must be made by June 4 to receive the discount rate.

WLMF’s Fifth Annual Bench Bar Culinary Challenge set for June 5
The Women Lawyers of Michigan Foundation will present the Fifth Annual Bench Bar Culinary Challenge on Tuesday, June 5. The festivities will take place at the home of Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Kirsten Frank Kelly from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

This year’s grilling teams are:
Grilled By the Hour: Mark Granzotto, Lynn Capp Sirich, Elizabeth Hardy
Grilled From the Bench: Justice Mary Beth Kelly with sous chefs Judge Lita Popke and Judge Christopher Murray, Judge Karen Khalil with sous chefs Judge Tracey Yokich and Judge Katherine Hansen, Judge Elizabeth Gleicher with sous chefs Judge Helene White and Judge Amy Ronayne Krause.

The WLMF is also holding a raffle for a three-night vacation to Sonoma including airfare and a chauffeured wine tour. Raffle tickets are $25 or five for $100. Only 250 raffle tickets will be sold. The winner will be drawn at the event on June 5 by a judge.

Tickets to the Culinary Challenge are $50. Tickets and sponsorship information available from Lavinia Biasell at lbiasell@maddinhauser.com.

Healthy City Summit at Wayne State University
Enterprising Health and WSU Community Affairs present the Healthy City Summit to engage, inform, inspire, and influence the development of innovative solutions for a healthier community.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 8, at the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium at the Law School at 471 Palmer.

It’s intended for leaders, social entrepreneurs, innovators, advocates, and all interested in developing innovative solutions for a healthier community. For more information, contact Victor Green at (313) 577-8863 or vgreen@wayne.edu.