Happening this Week

• ­Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan Chapter 2019 ­Holiday Party
December 11

Join colleagues, judges, new attorneys and law students in celebrating the holiday season. The Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan chapter is hosting its 2019 Holiday Party from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, December 11 at The Detroit Club, 712 Cass Ave. in Detroit. Entertainment provided by The Cat’s Pajamas. The cost to attend is $65 for members, $50 for law clerks and students, and $85 for guests. Register at https://fbamich.org/. This event is co-sponsored by Law Office of Robert June and Spectrum Computer Forensics and Risk Management LLC.

• Detroit Bar Association Bench-Bar Luncheon: ‘Are You Ready for Civil Practice in Michigan in 2020?’
December 11

The Detroit Bar Association will host a Bench-Bar Luncheon with the 3rd Circuit Court - Civil Division from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 11 at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center Auditorium (13th Floor, City Side), 2 Woodward Ave. in Detroit. “Are You Ready for Civil Practice in Michigan in 2020?” will cover all you need to know about the new rules. Presenters include Hon. Christopher P. Yates; Scott Petz, Dickinson Wright; Janice Yates, Prism Litigation Technology; Megan P. McKnight, Tealstone Law, PLC; and the moderator will be Hon. Patricia Perez Fresard. Enjoy networking and lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., followed by the program. The cost is $20 for attorney members of the Detroit Bar; $30 for non-member attorneys; and judicial officers and law students may attend free if they pre-register. Register at https://www.michbar.org/. For more information contact Darlene Trudell dtrudell@detroit lawyer.org.

• Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers Christmas Party
December 12

Tickets are now available for the Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers Christmas Party at Cost Plus Wine - Eastern Market, 2nd Floor, 2448 Market St. in Detroit. Cocktail hour and registration begin at 5:30 p.m. and a small plates dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $35 for a member, $40 for a non-member, $70 for a member and guest, and $25 for a law student. Tickets can be purchased via the PayPal link at http://irish-lawyers.org/upcoming-events/. At-the-door ticket price is $45.


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