Calendar

December 2022
  1. December 1 ICLE Calendar

    Planning Techniques for the Taxable Estate online seminar livestreamed Tuesday, December 6, from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.  This basic/intermediate level course, co-sponsored by the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 3.5 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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    Estate Planning for Retirement Assets online seminar livestreamed Thursday, December 8, from 1 to 5 p.m.  This basic/intermediate level course, co-sponsored by the Probate & Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 3.5 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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    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. December 1 Calendar

    November

    30  Maddin Hauser continues its 2022-2023 Breakfast Bites: Employment Law Series with “Restricting Employees from Competition and Solicitation: Considerations for Complying with and Seeking to Enforce Restrictive Provisions in Agreements,” online Wednesday, November 30, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Presenting at the webinar will be Jordan B. Segal, an associate in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate and Employment Practice Groups. For additional information or to register for the webinar, visit https://maddinhauser.com and click on “events.”

    30  The State Bar of Michigan Taxation Section will conduct the “4th Annual Fundamentals of Taxation Boot Camp & U.S. Tax Court Presentation” on Wednesday, November 30, from 11:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the MSU Management Education Center, 811 W Square Lake Rd. in Troy. The section is proud to announce the combination of two programs into one event with the Fundamentals of Taxation Bootcamp and a presentation on the United States Tax Court by Judge Joseph W. Nega. Cost for the Boot Camp is $25 for Taxation Section members, $10 for law students, and $50 for all others. The Presentation/Networking costs $15 all registrants. To register, visit https://connect.michbar.org/tax/home.

    30  The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan’s Violence Against Women Project will present the webinar “A DNA Primer in Sexual Assault and IPV Cases” on Wednesday, November 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. via Zoom. This webinar is open to prosecutors, LE and systems-based advocates. To register for the online program, visit https://michiganprosecutor.org and click on “training.”

    December

    The Oakland County Bar Association will host its Holiday Gala on Thursday, December 1, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St. in Birmingham. Tickets include food and one drink ticket per guest. Cost for the gala is $110 for OCBA members; $85 for OCBA new lawyers (P80650+), paralegals, and law students; and $120 for non-members. There will be an additional $50 charge for those who register at the door. To register online, visit www.ocba.org and click on “Events.”

    The Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan will present an in-person program on “The Ins and Outs of Bruising and the Basics of Medical Terminology” Friday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Macomb Community College, University Center Building on Center Campus, 44575 Garfield Rd. in Clinton Twp. Presenting at the program will be Mary Seibold of Seibold & Associates Consulting Agency. Cost for the seminar is $60 per person and includes refreshments. To register, visit the CDAM website at https://cdam.wildapricot.org.

    The National Business Institute will present the live video webinar “The Judges’ View: Michigan Civil Litigation Dos and Don’ts” on Friday, December 2, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Speaking during the webinar will be Judge Margaret Bakker, 48th Judicial Circuit Court in Allegan County; Chief Judge Roberts Kengis, 48th Judicial Circuit Court in Allegan County; Chief Judge Jon A. Van Allsburg, 20th Judicial Circuit Court in Ottawa County; and moderator Benjamin W. Mills, attorney with the law firm of Gruel Mills in Grand Rapids. Cost for the webinar is $299 which includes the course book. To register, call 1-800-930-6182 or visit www.nbi-sems.com.

    The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan will conduct its monthly WLAMom online discussion Monday, December 5, beginning at 8 p.m. via Zoom. The December program will focus on “Holiday Chaos - How to handle it with your kids?” WLAM will also host a Netflix Watch Party of “A Bad Moms Christmas.” To register for this online event, visit www.womenlawyers.org and click on “events.”

    The Michigan Judicial Institute and Problem-Solving Courts (PSC) will conduct a “Problem-Solving Courts Certification Process” virtual program on Tuesday, December 6, via Zoom. This training will provide a comprehensive overview of the PSC certification process, what is required to achieve certification, and the certification site visit process. For registration information, contact PSC@courts.mi.gov.

    The Association of Legal Administrators, Metropolitan Detroit Chapter, will host its Holiday Party with fun, food, cocktails and bowling on Tuesday, December 6, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Bowlero Lanes & Lounge, 4209 Coolidge Hwy. in Royal Oak. During the party, ALA will also be collecting mittens and hats for Mittens for Detroit. To register for the ALA Holiday Party, visit https://aladetroit.org/index.php.

    6 The Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) will host a virtual event on Tuesday, December 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom. Guest speaker Bryan Hart of Bejin Bieneman PLC will discuss “Patent Assignments.” For additional information or to register for online program, visit http://mipla.org and click on “events.”

    The Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University law School will present “Alternatives to Policing” on Tuesday, December 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wayne State University’s Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium and online via Zoom. There is no charge to attend the lecture. To register, visit https://events.wayne.edu/law/2022/12. Anyone with questions may contact Prof. Peter Hammer at phammer@wayne.edu.

    Dykema member Rob Boonin will serve as a featured speaker at the American Arbitration Association’s “Labor Grievance Processing” webinar on Wednesday, December 7, from 2 to 5 p.m. Cost for the webinar is $50. To register, visit www.aaaeducation.org and click on “Live Events.”

    7 The Women’s Bar Association (WBA), Oakland County region of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, will host Bar Briefs—an informal happy-hour style networking event—on Wednesday, December 7, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Oak City Grille, 212 W. 6th St. in Royal Oak. To register for the event, visit www.womenlawyers.org and click on “events.”

    7 The Bankruptcy Committee of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan, will present “A Virtual Lunch with U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Lisa S. Gretchko, Eastern District of Michigan” on Wednesday, December 7, from noon to 1 p.m. To register for the free online event, visit https://fbamich.org and click on “event.”

    Warner Norcross + Judd LLP attorney Stephanie Grant will be the featured speaker for a 90-minute webinar on “ACA Reporting Requirement Update and Strategies” Thursday, December 8, from noon to 1:30 p.m. For additional information on the “ACA Reporting Requirement Update and Strategies” webinar, www.wnj.com.

    The Michigan Mortgage Lenders Association, Southeast Chapter, will host its Annual Holiday Party on Thursday, December 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hollywood Casino at Greektown - Urban Cocktail Lounge, 1211 Chrysler Dr. in Detroit. Attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy to help support Ronald McDonald House.  Cost for tickets is $55 for MMLA members and $65 for non-members. To purchase tickets, visit https://mmla.net.

    The Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan will host the LELS Cocktail Party Networking Event on Thursday, December 8, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Birmingham Country Club, 1750 Saxon Dr. in Birmingham. Cost for the event is $45. To register, visit https://connect.michbar.org/laborlaw/home.

    On Friday, December 9, the Italian American Bar Association of Michigan (IABAM) will host its 89th Annual Winter Gala at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester beginning at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds and assistance from this black tie optional event will be provided to Friends of Foster Kids. Tickets are $125 per person and $60 per student. The event is open to non-members. To register, visit www.iabam.com/events or by contacting IABAM President Joseph Bellanca at jbellanca@hertzschram.com or 248-335-5000.

    9 Butzel attorneys Jennifer Dukarski and Claudia Rast will be featured during a webinar focused on “Cyber in the Real World,” hosted by the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) at on Friday, December 9, at 8:30 a.m. To register for the webinar, visit www.oesa.org/events. (OESA has member and non-member rates for the webinar).

    12  The Jewish Bar Association of Michigan will present the JBAM Hanukkah Party on Monday, December 12 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Platform 18, 116 E. 7th Street in Royal Oak. JBAM members, guests, spouses and significant others will enjoy drinks, Kosher food, and networking at the event. The party is free for JBAM members and $18 for non-members. To register, visit https://jlive.app/events/3243.

    12  The Michigan Judicial Institute will present the “All District Court Probation Officers Webinar” on Monday, December 12, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. via Zoom. Participants will become familiar with evidence-informed intervention that may be used with offenders, as well as legal updates, and how courts may be more culturally aware. The webinar is for all district court probation officers. To register for the webinar, visit https://mjieducation.mi.gov and scroll down to “events.”

    13  The Association of Defense Trial Counsel (ADTC) will host its Annual Holiday Meeting on Tuesday, December 13, with cocktails & buffet dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Amnesia Night Club at Motor City Hotel/Casino, 2901 Grand River Ave. in Detroit. Cost is $75 for ADTC members and $85 for non-members. Price includes two drink tickets. Reservations must be made by noon on Friday, December 2. To confirm attendance, e-mail jhilewsky@harveykruse.com.

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    The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will host its Annual Holiday Party Wednesday, December 14, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Beaubien Room at the Atheneum Hotel and Conference Center, 1000 Brush Street in Detroit. Tickets cost $65 for FBA members and $85 for non-members. To register for the party, visit https://fbamich.org and click on “events.”

    15 The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan’s Victim Services Training Unit will host an online lunch-time discussion between and among victim advocates. The Victim Advocates Lunch & Learn “Lettuce Talk” will take place online Thursday December 15, from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. This meeting is for AG advocates and prosecutor’s-based victim advocates only. To register for the online discussion, visit https://michiganprosecutor.org and click on “Training.”

    15  In honor of the upcoming holiday season, the Association of Corporate Counsel Michigan Chapter will host its Winter Social presented by Brooks Kushman on Thursday, December 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the M1 Concourse, 164 South Blvd., Garage 139, in Pontiac. Members and guests will enjoy a unique evening filled with holiday cheer, the art of charcuterie design, and dinner. To register for the event, visit www.acc.com/chapters-networks/chapters/michigan.
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