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Wayne County Probate Court 2017 Attorney Training Sept. 28

The Wayne County Probate Court will conduct its 2017 Attorney Training session on Thursday, Sept. 28 in the Auditorium at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 13th Floor (city side). Two sessions will be held: Attorney Training from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Attendance at one or both seminars is mandatory to become eligible to receive assignments from the Wayne County Probate Court (additional requirements must be met). All attorneys must attend the afternoon Attorney Training session (1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.). Attorneys who did not attend any of the attorney training programs from 1996-2016 must also attend the morning Attorney Training session (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.).

Note that the 2017 Attorney Training program will be paperless. Registrants will receive their materials via e-mail with a link to the Court’s website (www.wcpc.us – Attorney Training – 2017 Attorney Training Materials). Items can be printed out and brought to the seminar. Also, attorneys are welcome to bring laptops to the program to pull up the handouts during the training sessions from the Court’s website, and to following the PowerPoint presentations by the speakers. Only a limited number of power plugs are available on site.

The cost is $75 whether you attend one or both sessions. Registration forms may be obtained from the Chief Deputy Probate Register’s Office of the Wayne County Probate Court, 1305 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center (use elevators closest to Woodward Ave.) or from the Court’s website at www.wcpc.us. On-site registration will also be available. For additional information, call Michael J. McClory, Chief Deputy Probate Register for Wayne County Probate Court, at (313) 224-5685 or his administrative assistant at (313) 224-5578, or visit the Court’s web page.

Note: If you do not obtain eligibility to receive appointments through this program, payment vouchers for any Probate Court assignments will not be honored by Wayne County.


Law firm among sponsors of walk to raise awareness about suicide

Residents from throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties are expected to participate in the annual Oakland/Rochester/Macomb Out of the Darkness Community Walk hosted by the Metro Detroit/Ann Arbor Chapter at 9 a.m., Oct. 14 at Stony Creek Metropark – Eastwood Beach. The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s local and national education and advocacy programs and its bold goal to reduce the annual rate of suicide 20 percent by 2025.

The Oakland/Rochester/Macomb Out of the Darkness Walk is one of more than 375 Out of the Darkness Community Walks being held nationwide this year. With this walk last year, the Metro Detroit/Ann Arbor Chapter raised $295,493.

Speakers at the Oakland/Rochester/Macomb Out of the Darkness Walk will include Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel and Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard.
Local sponsors include Fabrizio & Brook, P.C.


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