Daily Briefs

FBA to present ‘New Lawyers Seminar’ online


The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, along with the U.S. District Court will present the 46th Annual New Lawyers Seminar online via Zoom on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 25-26.

At the virtual “New Lawyers Seminar: Navigating Your Way in State & Federal Court,” attendees will receive practice tips and real-world advice about law, procedure and strategy from Michigan’s top lawyers and judges.

Cost for this two day webinar is $85. Registration fee includes presentation materials and a one-year local chapter membership.

New Lawyers Seminar participants will also have the opportunity to participate in a mass swearing-in ceremony held during the seminar and be admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
This opportunity will be open only to individuals who register for the New Lawyer’s Seminar. Participants must apply separately for admission to the federal court and to participate in the swearing-in ceremony. New Lawyers
Seminar registrants who indicate during the online registration process that they wish to participate in the mass swearing-in ceremony will be sent information on how to submit their application.  Registrants who signed up after the cut-off for the mass swearing in can still get sworn in by going to www.mied.uscourts.gov and following the instructions provided there.

This is a two day event.  There is no option to register for one day only.  Information will be sent out after registration on how to register for the mass swearing-in.

To register, visit https://fbamich.org and click on “events.”

 

Webinar to look at tax basics Jan. 13
 

The Michigan Judicial Institute and Friend of the Court Bureau will present “Sticky Situations: Tax Basics, Undocumented Income, and CALC Tricks Webinar” on Thursday, January 13, from 9 to 10 a.m.

This quick-hitting session offers an overview of common income and tax situations that require a little more digging.  The online session will discuss situations including rental income, independent contractors, and cases where individuals are not yet back to work from the pandemic.

Attendees will learn helpful tips and tricks in applying the information to CALC, and will walk away with some resources to help caseworkers when calculating support.

The webinar’s faculty features Jamie Eichenberg, MiCSES trainer, and Paul Gehm, management analyst, Friend of the Court Bureau, Michigan Supreme Court.

Registration is open until the time of the webinar. Once registration is approved by MJI, attendees will receive a confirmation e-mail from Zoom with a personal link to join the webinar.

To register for the webinar, visit https://mjieducation.mi.gov and click on “events.”



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