Michigan Defense Trial Counsel to host third annual awards event

The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel will present the Third Annual Legal Excellence Awards on Thursday, March 14, at The Gem Theatre, 333 Madison Avenue in Detroit from 6 to 9 p.m.

The night will include presentations to honorees: Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Denise Langford Morris for the Judicial Award of Excellence; Cheryl L. Chandler of Smith, Haughey, Rice, & Roegge PC for the Excellence in Defense Award; Samantha J. Orvis of Garan, Lucow, Miller PC for the Young Lawyer Golden Gavel Award. 

The banquet includes a strolling dinner beginning at 6 p.m.  The emcee for the evening will be Jason Colthorp of WDIV-TV Local 4 News.

Cost for the event is $85 per MDTC member or $170 per couple; non-members pay $100 per person. Judges may attend compliments of MDTC. To register or for additional information, visit www.mdtc.org and click on “events.”


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