Daily Briefs

‘End-of-Year Traffic Safety Legal Update’ offered online

The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan will present the “End-of-Year Traffic Safety Legal Update and Overview of Michigan’s Current Marihuana Laws” webinar on Wednesday, December 14, from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom.

This end-of-year presentation will provide prosecutors and law enforcement a comprehensive update on traffic safety legal issues that arose in 2022. Topics will include a traffic safety case law update, an overview of Michigan’s marihuana laws, and how they affect OWI investigations. The training will be presented by Kenneth Stecker and Kinga Canike, traffic safety resource prosecutors for PAAM.

There is no charge to attend this webinar, but attendees must register in advance. To register for the webinar, visit https://michiganprosecutor.org and click on “training.” After registering, attendees will receive a confirmation email from Zoom with instructions on how to join the webinar. 

This webinar will be recorded. Those unable to attend this webinar at the scheduled time should go ahead and register as indicated. Everyone who is registered will receive a link to the recording of the webinar regardless of whether or not they attended.

Each webinar course is approved for 1 hour of credit under PAAM’s recommended CLE Best Practice. The training handouts, if any, will be made available the day of each webinar.

Anyone with questions or in need of any assistance registering for the webinar should contact Amy Gronowski at gronowskia@michigan.gov or at 517-643-2114.


Online workshop to focus on litigating with an iPad

For those who want to know how to use an iPad to enhance a legal practice, the State Bar of Michigan will present a “iLitigate on an iPad Workshop” online Wednesday, January 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. via Zoom. This workshop, co-sponsored by the SBM and the Litigation Section, will feature Brett Burney.

In the session, Burney will cover how the iPad can be helpful in a practice and how to copy the documents needed from a computer over to an iPad. He will also teach how to summarize transcripts from depositions and hearings on an iPad for quick reference and searchability, create helpful reports, and conduct review and e-discovery, manage transcripts and present from an iPad during trial.?

Burney speaks nationwide about technology-related topics to lawyers and legal groups. 

The cost for the online workshop is $20 for law students, $25 for SBM members, and $50 for SBM non-members. To register, visit www.michbar.org/pmrc/virtualseminars.

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