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 Wayne Law charity Ambulance Chase 5K planned September 26

Lace up your shoes and get ready for the 28th annual Ambulance Chase Charity Run/Walk at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Wayne State University Law School.

The event, sponsored by the Wayne Law Student Bar Association Board of Governors, helps support that group and also benefits Cass Community Social Services, a Detroit charity helping those in need. Participants (typically about 250) actually chase an ambulance, poking fun at the stereotype of the ambulance-chasing lawyer.
The course - three laps around the campus, roughly 5 kilometers or 2.2 miles - is run entirely on sidewalks starting at the law school, 471 W. Palmer St. The cost of the event is $25, which includes a T-shirt and a post-race barbecue dinner.

Register online at go.wayne.edu/ambulancechase.

Race headquarters will be inside the law school's main entrance at the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium, where participants can check in starting at 4 p.m. on race day and pick up their packets.

Race day registrants are not guaranteed T-shirts.

For those who opt to run instead of walk, finish times will be recorded and posted immediately after the race by Everal Race Management.

For more details, contact Kathy Fox at (313) 577-8038 or foxk@wayne.edu.


2014 FBA New Lawyers Seminar set for Dec. 9

The Federal Bar Association will offer on Dec. 9 its annual Seminar for New Lawyers, a “nuts and bolts” how-to-do-it approach to practice in federal and state courts which is co-sponsored by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The seminar, at the Theodore Levin Courthouse in Detroit, is designed to assist recent law graduates in understanding the fundamental procedures followed in local courts. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. with registration and presentations on federal courts. 
The program continues on Dec. 10 with state court practice. Reservation checks should be made payable to the FBA E.D. Mich., and mailed to New Lawyers Seminar c/o FBA Executive Director, PO Box 20759, Ferndale MI 48220.  

If you have any questions, email the FBA at fbamich@fbamich.org or call Brian Figot at 248-594-5950.  

WBA and ABJM to hold annual membership roundup Sept. 12

On Friday, September 12, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the Wolverine Bar Association and Association of Black Judges of Michigan will host their Annual Membership Round-up. 
This year Judge Damon J. Keith will be available to sign copies of his book “Crusader for Justice” until 5:45 p.m. The event will be held at Roberts Riverwalk Hotel in Detroit. 
Go to www.wolverinebar.org or contact dcotton@williamsacosta.com for more details.