Calendar

October 2018
  1. October 15 ICLE Calendar

    40-Hour General Civil Mediation Training, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 18-20, and Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This basic level course offers 37.5 CLE credits.

    The general admission fee is $1,995, Michigan new lawyers pay $1,745, and ICLE basic and premium partners pay $1,745.

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    44th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, Thursday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday, Oct. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Dearborn Inn. This intermediate/advanced level course, co-sponsored by the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 9.25 CLE credits.

    The general admission fee is $395, section members pay $295, Michigan new lawyers pay $195, and ICLE partners pay $315.

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    2nd Annual Fundamentals of Taxation Boot Camp, Thursday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the offices of Honigman, Miller, Schwartz, and Cohn in Detroit.  For CLE credits for this basic level course, co-sponsored by the Taxation Section of the State Bar of Michigan, call ICLE.

    The general admission fee is $85, section members pay $50, Michigan new lawyers pay $85, law students pay $10, and ICLE partners pay $85.

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    Fundamentals of Divorce Practice and Procedure, Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This basic level course, co-sponsored by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 6.25 CLE credits.

    The general admission fee is $195, section members pay $175, Michigan new lawyers pay $95, ICLE basic partners pay $175, and ICLE premium partners can attend for free.

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    Sexual Harassment Policies and Investigations,
    Thursday, Nov. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This basic/intermediate level course, co-sponsored by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 2.75 CLE credits.

    The general admission fee is $195, section members pay $165, Michigan new lawyers pay $95, ICLE partners pay $165.

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    Administration of Trusts Under the Michigan Trust Code, Thursday, Nov. 1, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This basic/intermediate level course, co-sponsored by the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 3.25 CLE credits.

    The general admission fee is $165, section members pay $145, Michigan new lawyers pay $95, ICLE basic partners pay $145, and ICLE premium partners can attend for free.

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    17th Annual Family Law Institute, Thursday, Nov. 15, from 8 a.m. to 6:40 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 16, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.  This basic/intermediate/advanced level course, co-sponsored by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 10 CLE credits.
    The general admission fee is $395, section members pay $365, Michigan new lawyers pay $195, ICLE partners pay $345.

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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.

    Visit ICLE’s website at www.icle.org.
     

  2. October 15 Calendar

    October

    13 The Salvation Army William Booth Legal Aid Clinic, in a coordinated effort with Wayne County Friend of the Court, is conducting a Free Child Support Help Program on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave., in the “Friends Auditorium” from 1 to 4 p.m. This will be an arrest free zone. Attendees will be able to consult one-on-one with volunteer family law attorneys. To find out more about child support matters and this event, call the Wayne County Friend of the Court at 1-844-785-7593.

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    The Oakland County Bar Association will present its 39th Annual Race Judicata on Sunday, Oct. 14, at Covington Middle School, 1525 Covington Rd. in Bloomfield Hills. The annual family-friendly run and walk winds through the neighborhoods of Bloomfield Hills. The 5k run and walk start at 9 a.m. and family/friends/leashed dogs/strollers are all welcome. On-site registration available starting at 8:30 a.m. The 5k team competition is open to anyone who would like the chance to claim the coveted Race Judicata trophy. Pre-registration costs are $25 for runners and $15 for walkers. All registrants will receive a customized medallion and winners will receive plaques. Registration information is available online at www.ocba.org/events/39th-annual-race-judicata-/.

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    The Debtor Creditor Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association will host a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Mesa in downtown Royal Oak. It will be a joint networking meeting with the OCBA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. Mesa is providing complimentary chips and salsa. It will also be Taco Tuesday at Mesa which means all-you-can-eat tacos are available for purchase and drinks are half-price. Anyone interested in joining the committee should email Jan Anson at janson@ocba.org or call 248-334-3400.

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    The Oakland County Bar Association will continue its Anatomy of a Criminal Case brown bag lecture series with “Post-verdict Consequences of a Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity or Guilty but Mentally Ill Plea” featuring Oakland County Probate Court Chief Judge Kathleen A. Ryan and James A. Lee of Reliance Counseling Services LLC on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 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 www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    18 The “Affordable Care Act” (ACA), signed into law by President Obama in 2010, sought to reduce rampant double-digit medical inflation by making health insurance available and attainable for United States citizens and legal residents. Butzel Long attorneys Mark W. Jane and Diane M. Soubly will address key questions and the future of the ACA during a free webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18. To register for the webinar, visit www.butzel.com/events. For additionl information, call Jon Spencer at 313-983-6995 or spencer@butzel.com.

    22 The national debate about policing, criminal justice and race relations will be front and center when Georgetown University Law Professor Paul Butler speaks at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, at the university’s Riverfront Campus.  Butler, whose book “Chokehold: Policing Black Men” was named a Notable Book in 2017 by the Washington Post, is the inaugural speaker in Detroit Mercy Law’s Dewitt C. Holbrook Lecture on Social Justice series. This new lecture series, which will take place each fall, provides prominent leaders in the legal profession a forum to address issues on law and policy related to social justice. The Dewitt C. Holbrook Lecture is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Sunny Kerschenheiter at kerschsc@udmercy.edu or 313-596-0247.
     

    23 As part of its “Law Practice Management Series,” the Oakland County Bar Association will present “Succession and Retirement Planning” on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the OCBA offices in Bloomfield Hills. Part of any lawyer’s business plan should be succession and retirement planning. The program’s experts will discuss the key factors and strategies involved in successful transition plan. Pre-registration cost is $40 for OCBA members; $30 for OCBA new lawyers (P75866+), paralegals, and students; and $50 for non-OCBA members. Cost at the door is $50 for OCBA members; $40 for OCBA new lawyers (P75866+), paralegals, and students; and $75 for non-OCBA members. For additional information, or to register, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    25 The Detroit Chapter of The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) is proud to announce its Third Annual eDiscovery Symposium will be supported by ACEDS Chicago and Twin Cities Chapters, forming the Inaugural ACEDS Midwest Regional Conference. The program, “Understanding Disruption in eDiscovery,” will kick off with a welcome cocktail reception on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. followed by a full day of education, networking, and fun on Friday, Oct. 26. Registration opens Oct. 26, at 7:30 a.m. and the conference concludes by 4 p.m. All pricing includes free breakfast, lunch and valet parking at the Greektown Hotel. Visit the ACEDS Detroit Chapter website for more details and to register for the event: https://www.aceds.org/group/Detroit.

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    The Oakland County Bar Association will present a Juvenile Advocacy Training on Friday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the OCBA offices in Bloomfield Hills. This training will provide basic information on fulfilling the requirements of attorney appointments through the Oakland County juvenile courts. Pre-registration fees (including reference materials, lights snacks and beverages) are $95 for OCBA members, $65 for OCBA new lawyers (75866 ), and $140 for all non-members. Cost at the door is $120 for OCBA members, $85 for OCBA new lawyers (P77000 or above), and $175 for all non-members. For additional information or to register, visit www.ocba.org/events/juvenile-advocacy-training.

    27 Tired of anonymous sources, late night tweets, endless spin, and trying to figure out what’s real and what’s not?  A (Habeas) Chorus Line will take away all uncertainty with its public show titled “Guaranteed Fake News” on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Berkley High School Auditorium, 2325 Catalpa (11 1/2 Mile) between Woodward and Coolidge. Tickets are $16 plus a service fee of $1.55 and are available online through Brown Paper Tickets at http://habeaschorus.brownpapertickets.com. For additional information, visit www.habeaschorus.com.

    30 Federal Bar Association’s Civil Rights Committee will present a program on Civil Rights and the Religious Land Use and the Institutionalized Persons Act on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from  noon to 2 p.m. in the Detroit Room of the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse, 231 West Lafayette in Detroit. U.S. District Court Judge Stephen J. Murphy, Eastern District of Michigan, will be one of the panelists and U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider will be the moderator. Lunch will be sponsored by the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, the Federal Bar Association (National) Civil Rights Law Section, and the Anti-Defamation League. This is a free event, but registration is required. Register at www.fbamich.org.

    November

    4 Oakland Mediation Center (OMC) invites legal professionals to their last Civil Mediation Training of 2018. The 5-day State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) approved General Civil Mediation Training is designed to teach participants the skills necessary to act as mediators in facilitating the resolution of disputes. The training will be held on Tuesdays, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27, and Dec. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The cost of training is $1,095. Participants will receive a detailed mediation manual, jump-drive containing reproducible mediation forms, as well as a certificate of attendance. Those completing their training at OMC become eligible for discounts on practical experience opportunities. For additional information about this training and others, contact Ashley Turner, at 248-338-4280, ext. 211 or aturner@mediation-omc.org.

    9 National Business Institute will present “Marijuana Business Law in Michigan” on Friday, Nov. 9,  from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Livonia Novi, 19525 Victor Parkway in Livonia. Cost for the seminar is $359 which includes audio CD and course book. To register, call 1-800-930-6182 or visit www.nbi-sems.com.

    13 The Debtor Creditor Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association will host a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, from noon to 1 p.m. at the OCBA offices in Bloomfield Hills. Anyone interested in joining the committee should email Jan Anson at janson@ocba.org or call 248-334-3400.