Chief judge to speak at FBA 'State of Court' luncheon on Sept. 11

The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan, kicks off its 2013-2014 luncheon series with the annual “State of the Court Luncheon” on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the Woodward Ballroom of the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, 1114 Washington Blvd. in Detroit. A reception begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at noon.

U.S. District Court Chief Judge Gerald E. Rosen, Eastern District of Michigan, will provide the “State of the Court” address. 

Cost for the lunch is $25 for FBA members, and $35 for non-members. Register online at

Law firm sponsorship opportunities are still available for the opening luncheon and the three luncheons in the series that will be held in the coming months.

For additional information about the “State of the Court Luncheon” or the luncheon series, contact FBA Program Chair Jeff Appel at 248-569-4400 or by email at