Calendar

June 2019
  1. June 18 ICLE Calendar

    59th Annual Probate & Estate Planning Institute, Thursday, June 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, June 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This basic/intermediate/advanced level course, co-sponsored by the Probate and Estate Planning Section the State Bar of Michigan, offers 10.75 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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    45th Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, Thursday through Saturday, July 18-20, at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. This intermediate/ advanced level course, co-sponsored by the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 9.25 CLE credits.

    The general admission fee is $395, section members pay $295, Michigan new lawyers pay $195, and ICLE partners pay $315.

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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.

    Visit ICLE’s website at www.icle.org.
     

  2. June 18 Calendar

    June

    18 The Oakland County Bar Association will present “Dealing with Difficult Clients (and Their Family)” on Tuesday, June 18, from noon to 1 p.m. at the OCBA offices in Bloomfield Hills. Criminal clients and difficult clients are not mutually exclusive. Adding that client’s stressed out family into the mix can prove to be a challenge. This seminar will provide practical pointers on how to establish productive relationships with both the client and his/her family to work toward an effective outcome in the case. Speaking at the program will be attorney John H. Holmes Jr. To register or for additional information, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

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    On Tuesday, June 18, attorneys, judges and other community leaders will gather for the Pro Se Clinic Soiree, a celebration of the first anniversary of the Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic. Supporters have the opportunity to celebrate, connect and enjoy a cocktail reception at Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone PLC’s downtown Detroit headquarters beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Pro Se Clinic Soiree is presented by the Oakland County Bar Association and hosted by Miller Canfield and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased online at www.pro-se-clinic-soiree.eventbrite.com. All proceeds from this fundraising event benefit the Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic located at the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit.

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    The Debtor Creditor Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association will host a meeting on Tuesday, June 18, at 5:30 p.m. at the OCBA offices in Bloomfield Hills. Anyone interested in attending should email Jan Anson at janson@ocba.org.

    19 The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will host its 40th Annual Dinner Honoring the Judicial Officers of the Eastern District of Michigan on Wednesday, June 19, at the Atheneum Hotel, 400 Monroe St. in Detroit. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails (cash bar) followed by dinner (two entrée meal. Vegetarian meal available upon advance request; if desired, email Mindy Herrmann at fbamich@fbamich.org). Cost for FBA members is $99; non-members and guests pay $121; law clerks and students pay $80. For additional information or to register, visit www.fbamich.org.

    20 The Oakland County Bar Association will host a fun-filled evening of baseball at Jimmy John’s Field as the Utica Unicorns take on the Eastside Diamond Hoppers on Thursday, June 20. The event starts with and All-American BBQ buffet, with drink tickets, at 6 p.m. when gates open and will be available until 7:30 p.m. There will be an opportunity for a group photo on field, autographs from players, a meet & greet with the mascots, and kids will be able to run the bases after the game. Tickets are $38 per person and kids 3 and under attend for free. Jimmy John’s Field is located at 7171 Auburn Rd. in Utica. For additional information or to register, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

    20
    The Oakland County Bar Association will present “Legal Marketing 101” on Thursday, June 20, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the OCBA offices in Bloomfield Hills. During this lunch and learn, the speakers will touch on the importance of using Google, social media, an up-to-date and user-friendly website, pay-per-click, directories, and referrals in a marketing strategy.  Speaking at the program will be Jim Hayes and Pam Krugman of FindLaw, Thompson Reuters. Lunch will be sponsored by FindLaw and SuperLawyers. Cost is $30 for OCBA members; $15 for OCBA new lawyers, paralegals, and students; and $50 for non-members. To register or for additional information, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

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    The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel will host its 2019 Annual Meeting and Conference, “Oh, The Places You’ll Go ... in Litigation,” on Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, at Shanty Creek Resort, 5780 Shanty Creek Rd. in Bellaire. The event will offer trial tips and best practices in the areas of auto no-fault, medical malpractice and commercial litigation.  To register or for additional information, visit www.MDTC.org.

    24 The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will host its Bench/Bar Social golf outing at Lochmoor Club, 1018 Sunningdale Dr. in Grosse Pointe Woods, on Monday, June 24. Participants can join the federal bench and bar in an afternoon and evening of golf and socializing. Golf begins at 12:30 p.m. with a shotgun start (boxed lunch provided). Cocktails start at 5 p.m. followed by dinner. Golf costs $850 per foursome; single golfer $225 for FBA members and $255 for non-members. Members interested in dinner only pay $80 and non-members pay $105. For additional information, contact George Donnini at 313-225-7042 or donnini@butzel.com; or Kevin Fanning at 248-988-5875 or kfanning@clarkhill.com. Register online at www.fbamich.org.

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    The Oakland County Bar Foundation will hold its Annual Fellows Reception on Monday, June 24, at the Doubletree by Hilton, 39475 Woodward Avenue in Bloomfield Hills. The event was originally scheduled for January, but was postponed by wintry weather. To register, e-mail Katie Tillinger at ktillinger@ocba.org by June 5.

    25 The Oakland County Bar Association will present “Employment Law Year in Review: Health and Safety in the Workplace” on Tuesday, June 25, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the OCBA offices in Bloomfield Hills. The panel of experts will highlight significant legal developments in labor and employment law from the past year and provide insight into upcoming trends. Cost is $40 for OCBA members; $30 for OCBA new lawyers, paralegals, and students; and $50 for non-members. To register or for additional information, visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”

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    The Prosecutors’ Foundation for Kids Annual Golf Outing is scheduled for Friday, June 28, at Fountains Golf & Banquet Center in Clarkston. The 18-hole event begins at 8:30 a.m. with a lunch and awards ceremony following the golf outing. The outing supports the children who are in Oakland County Children’s Village at the holiday seasons. The cost is $100 per player or $375 for a foursome. The price for lunch only is $55. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Tom Cranmer at Cranmer@MillerCanfield.com. Registration and payment are due by June 18.

    28 The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), in partnership with Butzel Long, will host a “Supplier Legal Academy Series” designed to provide a “back-to-basics” approach for supply chain management in the current landscape, while looking ahead toward uncharted territory. The Friday, June 28, session will look at “Dealing with Bad Products, Supplier Threats, and Unprofitable Programs.” The OESA 2019 Butzel Long Supplier Legal Academy Series will take place at the MSU Management Education Center, located at 811 W. Square Lake Road in Troy. Registration is available in the events section of http://www.oesa.org. For registration and program information, contact OESA at 248-952-6401 or info@oesa.org.