Happening this Week

• Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan
Pro Se Clinic Soiree Fundraiser
June 18

Join the Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan for the inaugural Pro Se Clinic Soiree from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at the Miller Canfield office in Detroit. This event is co-hosted by Miller Canfield, Detroit Mercy Law and the Oakland County Bar Association and celebrates the first anniversary of the Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic. Located within the federal courthouse in downtown Detroit, the Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic provides legal services to low-income litigants representing themselves in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. It is staffed by the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and operates with the support of the District Court, as well as multiple community partners. Tickets are $75. Register at https://fbamich.org.

• Detroit Bar Association ‘Raising the Bar’ 2019 Annual Meeting
June 20

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of Raising the Bar 2019, the Detroit Bar Association’s annual meeting — held at the newly renovated Detroit Golf Club, 17911 Hamilton Rd. in Detroit. Join peers starting at 5 p.m. for an evening of celebration and recognition, including installation of Detroit Bar officers and awarding those who have shown exceptional dedication to the outreach and growth of the law, within both the Detroit Bar and community. Registration fee includes generous appetizers and a drink ticket; a cash bar will be available throughout the evening. Judicial officers may attend free of charge. Tickets are $80. Register at www.detroitlawyer.org. Help grow the Detroit Bar Association. When you bring a guest (in practice at least one year) who turns in their membership application on site, you will each receive an additional drink ticket. Nonmembers are welcome.