Happening this Week

• State Bar of Michigan and Detroit Bar Association: Admissions Ceremony
November 11

The State Bar of Michigan Admissions Ceremony will be held November 11 at 12 p.m. at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center 13th Floor Auditorium, 2 Woodward Ave. Chief Judge Kenny will preside over the ceremony. Detroit Bar President Brian Summerfield will extend an invitation to the newly admitted attorneys to join the Detroit Bar free of charge for one year. The chief judge will begin the actual swearing-in at 12:30 p.m. and all attendees should be seated. Refreshments will follow at 1:30 p.m.  Visit https://www.detroitlawyer.org/admissions-cere mony/ for complete details. For more information contact Belinda Roberts at Belinda.roberts@ 3rdcc.org or (313) 224-6700, or Zenell Brown at (313) 224-2236.

• American Constitution Society: Criminal ­Justice Reform event with Val Newman
November 12

The American Constitution Society lawyer chapter and student chapter will host a criminal justice reform event from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, November 12 in Room 335 of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 651 E. Jefferson Ave. The event will highlight insight from a recent exoneree, with Val Newman, Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, Conviction Integrity Unit. In addition, criminal justice reform and the Central Park Five will be discussed.

• Stay Tuned (Live) with Preet Bharara featuring Barbara McQuade and Dana Nessel
November 12

Barbara McQuade, former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, will appear along with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel live on “Stay Tuned with Preet” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 12 at Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. 4th St. in Royal Oak. Preet Bharara served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2017. Now a Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence on the faculty of NYU School of Law, Bharara hosts “Stay Tuned with Preet,” a podcast that focuses on issues of justice and fairness. Ticket prices range from $39.50 to $150. For more information and for tickets to the live “Stay Tuned with Preet” event, visit https://cafe.com/insider/events/.

• DBA to host 15th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award Gala
November 14

Join the Detroit Bar Association in honoring Hon. Denise Page Hood, chief judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, at the 15th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award Gala. It will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, November 14 at the Detroit Yacht Club, 1 Riverbank Dr. The cost to attend is $150 per person. Register at https://www.detroitlawyer.org/archer/. Proceeds will fund free legal clinics and community outreach programs. For more information contact Darlene Trudell at dtrudell@detroitlawyer.org or 313-961-6120, ext. 201.

• 32nd Annual Butzel Long Labor, Employment, Benefits and Immigration Law Forum
November 14

Join peers for the 32nd Annual Butzel Long Labor, Employment, Benefits and Immigration Law Forum to be held from 7:15 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, November 14 at MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave. The seminar begins with registration at 7:15 a.m. and the conference takes place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost to attend is $190 per person and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and seminar materials.
Register online at https://www.butzel.com/event. For more information contact Nairi Chopjian at (313) 225-7012 or chopjian@butzel.com.

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