Young Lawyers Section sets summit, April 28-29

The State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section will host its 10th Annual Summit April 28-29 at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville.

The event will feature two special educational programming tracks.

The Professional and Business Development Track will include the following seminars:

• “Beyond LinkedIn: How to Build a Powerful Professional Network on Social Media.”

• “Rainmaking: Much More than Simply Making Money.”

• “Becoming an Articulate Advocate: Strategies for Powerful Public Speaking in and out of Court.”

The Litigation Boot Camp Track will include the following seminars:

• “Write like the Best: A Hands-on Editorial Session.”

• “Evidence Jeopardy:  Enhancing Your on-the-Spot Evidence Knowledge in a Fun-Not-Painful-Way!”

• “The Anatomy of the Ultimate Trial Notebook: from Case Screening to Verdict.”

• “Perfecting the Art of Voir Dire: Selecting the Best Jurors for Your Case.”

YLS members who register for the Summit before April 14 will pay $45; the cost rises to $60 after that.  For additional information, visit or contact Shenique Moss at