Calendar

April 2019
  1. April 24 Coming Events

    April 29

    Grand Rapids Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, 4:00 p.m.,  Founders Brewery - Centennial Room, 235 Grandville Ave S.W., Grand Rapids. Speaker will be Randy Flood. Includes 2 drinks and appetizers. Enter through the company store to get to the elevator. There are two Founders' parking lots.  If you park in these lots, your parking will be validated.  (Must bring parking ticket with you.) Section meetings are open to Grand Rapids Bar Association members only. To register, visit www.grbar.org and
    click on the event in the calendar - online registration is available
    until April 25. If questions, contact Dawn Carowitz, dawn@grbar.org, 616-454-5550 x 101
     

    May 1

    Grand Rapids Bar Association/WMU-Cooley Law School Law Day Celebration and Awards Luncheon,  11:30-1:30 p.m.,  University Club, 111 Lyon St N.W., Grand Rapids. Details about this annual event celebrating Law Day, which is shared by bar associations throughout the United States, are forthcoming. The Law Day speaker this year will be Judge James Robert Redford of the Michigan Court of Appeals. For more information, contact Dawn Carowitz, dawn@grbar.org, 616-454-5550 ext. 101. To register, visit www.grbar.org and click on the event in the calendar - online registration is available until April 24.

     

    May 1

    Progressive Womens Alliance “Smart Justice: Fighting for Criminal Justice Reform in Michigan,” 5:30-7:00 p.m. (registration opens at 5:00), YWCA, 25 Sheldon Blvd. S.E., Grand Rapids.  Join PWA to hear from special guest speakers Heather Garretson, ACLU Smart Justice Campaign Coordinator, and Richard Griffin, ACLU Smart Justice Campaign Field Organizer, about the state of the criminal justice system in Michigan, the ACLU's Smart Justice Campaign, and how you can get involved in the fight for a more just and equitable justice system! As previously reported in these pages, the ACLU Smart Justice campaign focuses on: mass incarceration; sentencing reform; bail reform; parole and release; and prosecutorial reform. To register, visit https://act.myngp.com/Forms/
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