June 2018
  1. June 18 ICLE Calendar

    Administrative Hearings Before the Michigan DHHS: A Hands-On Workshop, Friday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ICLE Building in Ann Arbor.  This intermediate level course offers 2.75 CLE credits.

    There is no charge for this workshop.

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    Course books, audio CDs, and MP3s for most seminars are available if unable to attend program. Video replays for some programs are also offered. For additional information or to charge reservations to VISA, MasterCard, or Discover, call 877-229-4350.

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  2. June 18 Calendar


    18 The Detroit Chapter of The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) is hosting its third annual Wine and Cheese Social at The Capital Grille in Troy on Monday, June 18. This year’s event will feature distinguished guest Thomas Gricks, a managing director at Catalyst and a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He argued the Global Aerospace case before the Circuit Court in Loudoun County, Virginia, which is the first case to permit the use of technology-assisted review over the objection of the opposing party.  The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Capital Grille, Somerset Collection, 2800 W Big Beaver Rd. in Troy. Detroit Chapter ACEDS members can attend for free; non-members pay $30. To attend, register online at

    The Oakland County Bar Association will continue its criminal law seminar series with “Mastering the Hearsay Rule and its Exceptions” with U.S. District Court Judge David Lawson, Eastern District of Michigan, on Tuesday, June 19, from noon to 1 p.m. at the OCBA offices in Bloomfield Hills. Attendees can bring their lunch and join for in-depth discussions. All seminars are worth one credit for attorneys accepting criminal appointments. OCBA members pre-registration cost is $12 or $25 at the door. Non-members pre-registration cost is $25 for each seminar or $40 at the door.  To register or for additional information, visit and click on “events.”

    20 The Third Annual Butzel Long Connected Car Symposium will provide expert insight on the latest developments in connected and autonomous car technology.  A half-day program will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, at Zingerman’s Greyline, located at 100 N. Ashley Street in Ann Arbor. The cost is $99 per person and includes a networking lunch. Feature presenters include Butzel Long attorneys Jennifer Dukarski, Catherine Karol, Claudia Rast, Daniel Rustmann, David Devine, and Mitch Zajac. This program is designed for anyone in the connected automotive world including: automotive executives, automotive supplier executives, engineering teams, in house legal teams, compliance officers, insurance professionals, IT professionals and risk managers. Register online at For inquiries, contact Tina Raia at 313-983-6985.

    The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will host its 39th Annual Dinner Honoring the Judicial Officers of the Eastern District of Michigan on Thursday, June 21, at the Atheneum Hotel, 400 Monroe St. in Detroit.  The event begins at 5:30 p.m.  with cocktails (cash bar) followed by dinner (two entrée meal. Vegetarian meal available upon advance request; if desired, email Mindy Herrmann at  The evening will feature the annual meeting and election of officers of the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter and the presentation of the Tenth Annual Julian Abele Cook Jr.-Bernard A. Friedman FBA Civility Award.  Cost for FBA members is $100; non-members and guests pay $120; law clerks and students pay $80; table of ten is $1,200 (which will accommodate eight plus a judicial honoree and guest).  For additional information or to register, visit

    24 The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will host the First Annual Summer Associates Croquet Tournament on Sunday, June 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. on Belle Isle. Summer associates can represent their firm and join the FBA’s RISE Committee, several seasoned attorneys, and perhaps a district judge or two for the tournament. Prizes will be awarded for best team and best costumes. Modified rules for tournament will be mailed. Attendees can come as a foursome or come strictly for the socializing. If a firm doesn’t have four summer associates, fill in with other associates. Cost is $150 per four-person team; dinner only is $35 per person. Register online at Anyone with questions can call 248-231-7887.

    25 The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will host its Bench/Bar Social Golf Outing at Lochmoor Club, 1018 Sunningdale in Grosse Pointe Woods, on Monday, June 25. Golf begins at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start (boxed lunch provided). Cocktails start at 5:30 p.m. with dinner following. Golf costs $850 per foursome and $225 for single golfer. Dinner only for FBA members costs $75. For additional information, contact George Donnini at 313-225-7042 or; or Kevin Fanning at 248-988-5875 or Register online at

    27 The Wolverine Bar Association, D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, and the Association of Black Judges of Michigan will host the 2018 Presidents Dinner on Wednesday, June 27, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Detroit Athletic Club, 241 Madison Street in Detroit.   This year’s keynote speaker will be Terry Wiley, vice president of the National Bar Association. Outgoing presidents being honored are Alex Simpson, Wolverine; Vassal Johnson, Straker; and the Judge Michael Wagner, ABJM.  A cash bar and valet parking will be available.  The cost for advance tickets is $35 for dues-paid members and $40 for non-members. At the door price is $40 for dues-paid members and $45 for non-members. Register at online at