'May It Please the Court' seminar offered before 'Meet the Judges' party

 The Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA) New Lawyers Committee (NLC) will present the seminar “May it Please the Court: Preserving the Record for Appeal” prior to the “Meet the Judges Party” on Thursday, May 22.  The seminar will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Troy Marriott, 200 W. Big Beaver.

A panel of judges will give their tips for preserving a trial court record.  Topics will include the importance of preserving the record, how to handle an unpreserved record, and strategic tips to preserve the record after the court makes its ruling.

The panel of judges will include U.S. District Court Judge David M. Lawson, Eastern District of Michigan; Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Elizabeth L. Gleicher; and Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Leo Bowman.  The seminar will be moderated by NLC Chair-elect Syeda F. Davidson of Burgess & Sharp PLLC.

Space for this special seminar event preceeding the “Meet the Judges Party” will be limited to the first 25 people registered.

The cost is $15 for OCBA members who want to only attend the seminar and $55 for OCBA members who want to attend the seminar and the party. The cost for non-OCBA members for the seminar only is $25 and $90 for the seminar and the party.

For additional information or to register, call 248-334-3400 or visit www.ocba.org.