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Judicial appointment seminar scheduled

The Association of Black Judges of Michigan, the Wolverine Bar Association, D. Augustus Bar Association, and the Black Women Lawyers Association will present a ‘Judicial Appointment Seminar’ on Sunday, January 30 via Zoom.

During the event, scheduled from 3 to 4:30 p.m., attorneys interested in judicial appointments will learn how to properly prepare with strategies, tips and insight from those that have been appointed.

For additional information, visit www.wolverinebar.org.


Lawyer well-being focus of program

American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education will present the webcast “Enduring the Endemic: Visualizing Lawyer Well-Being with a New Lens” on Thursday, Feb. 3, from noon to 1 p.m.

Topics of discussion will include:

• Examining the fully remote, hybrid, and fully in-person environments and their unique stressors and anxiety triggers

• Managing this ongoing period of stress: Finding new measurements of success, productivity, and tools to alleviate stress

• External efforts that foster internal growth: How doing life and work within the community becomes a life-giving experience

• Tips for working at home or in a hybrid world, including managing people working in different modalities/situations

• Turning off the camera: Understanding the drain of video meetings and finding better tools

Questions submitted during the program will be answered live by the faculty. All registrants will receive a set of downloadable course materials to accompany the program.

Cost for the webcast is $199. To register, visit www.ali-cle.org.


Social Security matters discussed at SBM section seminar

The Social Security Section of the State Bar of Michigan will conduct an online “Social Security Seminar” on Friday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon. The seminar is a live streaming event through the section’s YouTube Channel.

The format will be a roundtable discussion. Questions are welcomed and can be given at the time of registration or during the seminar. There will be a chatbox next to the livestream that users can use to ask questions. A moderator will screen and read questions so that answers can be provided.

Registration can be completed by sending an email to statebarmichigansocsecsection@gmail.com. A week before the event, a link for the live stream will be sent to attendees.

Questions can be directed to either Chairperson Kerry Spencer at 248-227-1687 or Chair-Elect Josh McFarland at 989-386-1451.

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