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JBAM explores ‘Immigration: Past, Present and Future’

The Jewish Bar Association of Michigan will host a special online presentation on “Immigration: Past, Present, and Future” Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm via Zoom.

Attorney George P. Mann, of George P. Mann & Associates PC, will speak at the presentation.  

Mann has dedicated most of his adult life to helping thousands of immigrants, their families, employers, and sponsors, in just about every type of situation and from every background.  

This commitment is partly based upon Mann’s personal history as a former refugee from communist Romania and his family history.  

To register for the free program and obtain the Zoom Link, visit and click on “events.”

IT section conducts annual seminar

The Information Technology Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan will conduct its 16th Annual Information Technology Law Seminar on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. John’s Resort in Plymouth.

The seminar will have a day full of panel discussions and presentations on AI from a substantive perspective as well as how lawyers are using AI in their practices.

It will also include multiple networking opportunities, lunch, and a happy hour.

Cost for the seminar is $100 for Section members, $150 for non-section members, and $25 for Law Students.  

To register, visit

Law practice succession planning discussed at webinar

The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan will present a webinar on “Rule 21: Law Practice Succession Planning and the Interim Administrator Program” Thursday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to noon via Zoom.  

In June of 2022, the Michigan Supreme Court enacted changes to the Rules Concerning the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Court Rules. 

These changes, effective Sept. 1, 2023, involve mandatory disclosures for Michigan’s private practice attorneys. The disclosures include naming an interim administrator and a person with knowledge.

Speaking on these changes for the webinar will be April Alleman with the State Bar of Michigan, Law Practice Succession Planning and the Interim Administrator Program, Succession Planning Program Counsel.

The webinar is free for all Michigan criminal defense attorneys.  

To register, visit


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