Young Lawyers to present 'A View from the Bench'

The Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Michigan will present "A View from the Bench." The program will feature a panel discussion with Wayne County Circuit Court Judges Timothy M. Kenny, presiding judge (Criminal Division); Maria Oxholm, presiding judge (Family Division); and Gershwin Drain (Civil Division).

The judges will discuss pitfalls for new practitioners to avoid and how to present the best and excel in the courtroom. Attorney Jennifer M. Harvey will be the moderator.

The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 23. Heavy appetizers and beverages will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the panel discussion will begin between 5:45 and 6 p.m.

The event will take place at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in the Atrium. For a map of the school, go online to

The event is presented at no cost to Young Lawyers Section members.

Contact Jennifer M. Harvey with any questions at

Published: Wed, Sep 15, 2010