Paralegals Meet & Greet and Seminar offered at SBM annual meeting

During the State Bar of Michigan’s NEXT Conference, the Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section of the SBM will host a Meet & Greet on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Chop House Grand Rapids from 7 to 9 p.m. Members and their guests are invited for appetizers, networking, and a complimentary drink.

On Friday, Sept. 28, paralegals will meet at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids for a Section Business Meeting to vote in the new Section Council, present scholarship awards, and learn more about the past and future events of the Section.

After lunch, attorneys Jeffrey Muth and Jason Crow of Miller Johnson will present a seminar on Privacy & Cybersecurity. Muth and Crow will talk about low-tech ways to mitigate high-tech cyber-risk, including cybersecurity issues, drafting information security policies and procedures, training employees, transferring risk to third parties, and attorney client privilege. The discussion will be peppered with best practices, lessons learned from the dozens of data breaches they have handled, and case law discussions.

All paralegal events are free, but attendess must register for the Meet & Greet and for the Annual Meeting. For the Meet & Greet, email Teresa Duddles at To register for the annual meeting, visit

The Chop House Grand Rapids is located at 190 Monroe Ave NW in Grand Rapids. The DeVos Center is located at 303 Monroe Ave NW in Grand Rapids.

For information about the Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section, visit


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