November 2019
  1. November 22 Calendar


    5 The Oakland County Bar Association will host its Holiday Gala on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. Fun, food, and friends will help attendees get into that holiday spirit along with festive music, plentiful hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar.  Early registration by Nov. 15 is $80 for OCBA members; $55 for OCBA new lawyers (P78420+), paralegals, and students; and $90 for non-members. After Nov. 15, registration is $90 for OCBA members; $65 for OCBA new lawyers (P78420+), paralegals, and students; and $100 for non-members. Attendees not pre-registered will be charged an additional $50 at the door. To register, visit and click on “events” or call Michelle Kryska 248-334-3400 for any questions.

    6 On Friday, Dec. 6, the Italian American Bar Association of Michigan (IABAM) will host its 88th Annual Winter Gala at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Proceeds and assistance from this black tie optional event will be provided to Friends of Foster Kids.  Tickets are $125 per person and $60 per student. For additional information or to register, visit and click on “events.”

    10 The Association of Defense Trial Counsel (ADTC) will host its Annual Holiday Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, with cocktails & buffet dinner from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Amnesia Night Club at Motor City Hotel/Casino, 2901 Grand River Ave. in Detroit. Located on the 16th floor of the hotel, guests can enter Amnesia by taking the elevator in the hotel lobby. Guests do not have to enter the casino in order to access Amnesia. Complimentary valet parking is available. Cost is $65 for ADTC members and $75 for non-members. Price includes two drink tickets. Reservations must be made by noon on Thursday, Dec. 5. To confirm attendance, call Diane Hirshey at 586-873-1090.

    The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, is hosting its 2019 Holiday Party on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Detroit Club, 712 Cass Ave. in Detroit. Entertainment will be provided by The Cat’s Pajamas.  The cost to attend is $65 for members, $50 for law clerks and students, and $85 for guests. To register, visit at and click on “events.”

    12 The Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers will host its Christmas Party on Thursday, Dec. 12, at Cost Plus Wine-Eastern Market, 2nd Floor, 2448 Market St. in Detroit. Cocktail hour and registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and a small plates dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. For additional information, visit and click on “events.”
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