Governor Snyder declares Friday, May 1, Paralegal and Legal Assistant Day in Michigan

Governor Rick Snyder has issued a proclamation declaring Friday, May 1, Paralegal and Legal Assistant Day in Michigan to recognize the remarkable contributions paralegals and legal assistants have made in the justice system of the state. Former Governor John Engler first established Paralegal and Legal Assistant Day in 2000. View the proclamation on the SBM Paralegal and Legal Assistant Section website.

The State Bar of Michigan Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section will celebrate Paralegal and Legal Assistant Day during its Cheers, Chow & Know-How educational and networking event, at 12:30 p.m. on May 2 at Harringtons By the Bay, located at 13890 South West Bayshore Drive in Traverse City. This event will feature lunch and a presentation about estate planning and cottage law.

Cheers, Chow & Know-How will cost $15 for members and $20 for non-members. For more information or to register, contact Teresa Duddles at or 800-786-4755, or KathyAnn Blunck at or 231-929-9700.

The Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section, an affiliate section of the State Bar of Michigan, was established in 1990. Comprised of approximately 450 practicing paralegals and legal assistants, it provides education and news to its members on a regular basis through the Michigan Paralegal Newsletter and monthly Newsblast.

Sign up to be a fan of the Section on Facebook and join their Linkedin group.  Membership in the section is open to qualified legal assistants and to all members of the State Bar of Michigan. 

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