Calendar

June 2023
  1. June 2 ICLE Calendar

    63rd Annual Probate & Estate Planning Institute, Thursday, June 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:20 p.m., and Friday, June 16, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:25 p.m., at Saint John’s Resort in Plymouth. This basic/intermediate/advanced level course, co-sponsored by the Probate & Estate Planning 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, and 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 or visit www.icle.org.

  2. June 2 Calendar

    June

    Families across metro Detroit will be flocking to Birmingham on Saturday, June 3, for the return of the “Law Day Family Fun Fair” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Scott Goodwin Law, 999 Haynes, just south of Maple Road. The event features a free legal aid clinic, free bike helmets for kids, and carnival fun with bounce houses, face painting, and free hot dogs and ice cream for all. For additional information, call 1-888-GOODWIN or visit www.1888goodwin.com.

    Wayne State University Law School alumni and friends are invited to connect at the Wayne Law Golf Outing 2023. Registration is now open for this event taking place Monday, June 5, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at Plum Hollow Country Club, 21631 Lahser Road in Southfield. Cost varies. Individual, group tickets and sponsorship packages are available at https://events.wayne.edu/law.

    As part of its Community Conversations virtual event series, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School will present “Pride Month with Preston Mitchum” online Monday, June 5, from noon to 1 p.m. To register for “Pride Month with Preston Mitchum,” visit https://info.cooley.edu/community-conversations.

    The board of the Association of Defense Trial Counsel is pleased to announce its annual golf outing for Monday, June 5, at Western Golf & Country Club, 14600 Kinlock Rd. in Redford Township. The outing will begin at 8 a.m. with registration and breakfast then a 9 a.m. shotgun start with lunch to follow. Cost is $180 per golfer and the complete package consists of 18 holes of golf, breakfast, refreshments on the course, and lunch. Cost for lunch only is $70. To receive a registration form, e-mail Jessica Hilewsky at jdzieszkowski@harveykruse.com.

    The Oakland County Bar Association’s Employment Law Committee will present a “2023 Employment Law Year in Review” webinar on Tuesday, June 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Among the speakers will be Kathleen Bogas of Bogas & Koncius PC and Monica N. Hunt of The Allen Law Group. Cost for the program is $45 for OCBA members; $35 for OCBA Municipal Law Committee members; $35 for OCBA new lawyers, paralegals, and law students; and $55 for non-members. To register for the webinar, visit www.ocba.org and click on “Events.”

    The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will host its Annual Dinner on Wednesday, June 7, beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the International Banquet and Conference Center at the Atheneum Hotel, 400 Monroe St. in Detroit. Cost for the Annual Dinner is $89 for FBA members, $60 for federal law clerks and law students, and $121 for all non-members. To register, visit www.fbamich.org and click on “events.”

    The Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) will host a virtual event on Wednesday, June 7, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. via Zoom. Speaker John White, of Harness IP, will discuss “EU Unitary Patent and EU Unified Patent Court.” For additional information or to register, visit http://mipla.org and click on “events.”

    The Michigan Asian Pacific American Bar Association will host a Happy Hour on Thursday, June 8, beginning at 6 p.m. at Atwater Brewery, 237 Jos Campau in Detroit.  MAPABA members and guests are welcome to gather for some casual networking and social time. Those planning to attend may RSVP to Jacky August at jaugust@bodmanlaw.com or Benjamin Wu at benjamin.wu@jacksonlewis.com.

    The Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators will conduct its next educational meeting Thursday, June 8, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the offices of PCIA, 1127 S. Old U.S. Hwy. 23 in Brighton. ALA members and business partners can attend the workshops for free. Guests can attend for $35. To register, visit https://aladetroit.org.

    13  The Association of Corporate Counsel-Michigan Chapter (ACC-MI) will present the virtual program “What Employers Need to Know Today About ESG Issues: Evaluating Your Organization’s Culture, Values and Corporate Identity From the Break Room to the Boardroom” sponsored by Jackson Lewis PC on Tuesday, June 13, from noon to 1 p.m. This online event is exclusive to in-house counsel. To register, visit www.acc.com/chapters-networks/chapters/michigan and click on “events.”

    14  The Oakland County Bar Association’s Medical/Legal Committee will present “Today’s Issues Facing Medical and Legal Providers” on Wednesday, June 14, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the OCBA offices, 1760 S. Telegraph Rd. in Bloomfield Hills. Cost for the program is $25 for OCBA members; $15 for OCBA Medical/Legal Committee members; $15 for OCBA new lawyers and paralegals; and $35 for non-members. To register, visit www.ocba.org and click on “Events.”

    15  The New Lawyers Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association will host its “Meet the Judges” event on Thursday, June 15, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Bamboo, 220 S. Main St. in Royal Oak. Cost to attend the event is $55 for OCBA new lawyers (82500+), paralegals, admin assistants, and students; $65 for OCBA members; $80 for non-members. Registration includes two drink tickets. To register, visit www.ocba.org and click on “Events.”

    15  The Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Michigan will present a webinar on “Utilizing Mediation to Promote Mental Health Recovery” Thursday, June 15, from noon to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom. For additional information about the webinar or to register, visit the ADR Section website at https://connect.michbar.org/adr/home.

    15  The Oakland County Bar Association will present an “Update on the State of Criminal Law 2023” as a webinar online Thursday, June 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom. Speaking at the webinar will be Alona Sharon of Alona Sharon PC. Cost for the webinar is $12 for OCBA members pre-registration and $25 for non-members pre-registration. Oakland County MIDC court appointed attorneys can attend for free. To register for this webinar, visit www.ocba.org and click on “Events.”

    15  The State Appellate Defender Office and Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel System will present a webinar on “Waiver and Designation” Thursday, June 15, beginning at noon via Zoom. To register for the webinar, visit www.sado.org and click on “Upcoming Events.”

    15  The Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association will host the MIPLA Spring Fling 2023 with a visit to the Great Lakes Culinary Center on Thursday, June 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. The event will feature an open bar and food from the Great Lakes Culinary Center located at 24101 W. 9 Mile Rd. in Southfield. Cost is $50 for MIPLA members, $75 for non-members, and $35 for students. To register, visit http://mipla.org.

    15  The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel will host its 2023 Annual Meeting and Conference, “There & Back Again:?The Road To The Courtroom,” on Thursday and Friday, June 15-16, at Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Rd. in Gaylord. Among the activities during the conference will be and awards reception honoring Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Edward Ewell. Cost for the conference is $360 for MDTC members, $100 for associate members, and $400 for non-members. To register, visit www.mdtc.org.

    17  Alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School are invited to celebrate the law school’s 50th anniversary. The semi-formal 50th Anniversary Gala will take place Saturday, June 17, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Marriott East Lansing at University Place. Gala tickets are $100 per person, $175 per couple, and $50 for current WMU-Cooley students. Order tickets online at www.cooley.edu/50thAnniversaryRegistration.

    19  As part of its Community Conversations virtual event series, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School will present “Juneteenth with Valada Flewellyn” online Monday, June 19, from noon to 1 p.m. Flewellyn is a lifelong social justice advocate, historian, author, poet, and storyteller. To register, visit https://info.cooley.edu/community-conversations.

    20  As part of the 2023 Virtual Lunchtime Trainings, the State Appellate Defender Office and the Criminal Defense Resource Center will present a webinar on “Making and Preserving the Record for Appeal” Tuesday, June 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom. This training will feature SADO’s Matt Monahan and Kathy Swedlow. To register for the webinar, visit www.sado.org.

    21  The Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers (ISIAL) will host its Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 21, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Gem Theatre, 333 Madison St. in Detroit. Cost for this event is $90 for ISIAL members, $175 for member couples; $75 for ISIAL members less than 5 years, $140 for member couples less than 5 years, $65 for law students, and $100 for non-members. Register online at http://irish-lawyers.org.

    22  The Friend of the Court Bureau (FOCB) and the Michigan Judicial Institute (MJI) will present a webinar on “International Case Processing” Thursday, June 22, from 9 to 10 a.m. via Zoom. The webinar will discuss how to process incoming and outgoing requests from other countries – The Hague, federal and state reciprocating countries, and countries where the U.S. has comity. To register, visit https://mjieducation.mi.gov and click on “events.”

    22  As part of its Community Conversations virtual event series, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School will present the “Coffee and Conversations: Inclusion and Belonging” Book Club Launch with author Zenell Brown online Thursday, June 22, from noon to 1 p.m. To register, visit www.cooley.edu/events.

    23  The Social Security Section of the State Bar of Michigan will host its “June Social Security Seminar” on Friday, June 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Aloft Detroit, One Park Ave. in Detroit. The day will include a post-event reception and Detroit Tigers baseball game. For additional information or to register, visit https://connect.michbar.org/socsecurity/home.

    24  The Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan will host its 14th Annual Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The event is open to all members of the State Bar of Michigan. Tickets for Summit are $50 for YLS members, $25 for law students, and $75 for others. To register, visit https://connect.michbar.org/yls/events/summit.

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    Grilling for Good returns with the 14th Annual Bench Bar Culinary Challenge which will take place Tuesday, June 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the home of Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Kirsten Frank Kelly. This annual charitable event is one of a kind in metro Detroit for a friendly cook-off between teams from the bench and bar. All proceeds benefit Alternatives for Girls and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation’s scholarship fund.  Tickets are $75 per person and include food, wine, and beer. Pre-registration is required. To register, visit https://womenlawyers.org/bench-bar-culinary-challenge.

    27  McDonald Hopkins will present a webinar on “Artificial Intelligence & Technology in Today’s Workplace” on Tuesday, June 27, from 2 to 3 p.m. In this webinar, McDonald Hopkins Labor and Employment Practice Group attorneys will provide insights about the latest issues employers face as technology continues advancing. For additional information, visit https://mcdonaldhopkins.com and click on “events.”

    27  The State Bar of Michigan will present the “Lawyer Trust Accounts Seminar: Management Principles & Recordkeeping Resources” online Tuesday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. This virtual half-day webinar focuses on the ethical management of lawyer trust accounts. Cost for the webinar is $25 for lawyers, their staff, legal professionals, law students, and unlicensed graduates. To register, visit www.michbar.org/trustaccounts.

    28  The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan will present the Traffic Safety Training Program webinar “How Do ‘Eye Tests’ in 3-5 minutes Relate to Detecting Possible Impairment Related to Driving?” on Wednesday, June 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom. This webinar will provide an overview of the role of eye movements, convergence, and pupillary changes in detecting alcohol and drug impairment. To register for this free webinar, visit https://michiganprosecutor.org and click on “training.”

    29  The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association will conduct its 29th Annual Trailblazers Award Ceremony “Breaking Chains, Making Change: The Journey to Justice” online Thursday, June 29, from 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom. Tickets are $50. To register, visit https://strakerlaw.org/meetinginfo.php.
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