Daily Briefs . . .

LAD to conduct free outreach clinic
Legal Aid and Defender Association Inc. (LAD) will conduct a free outreach clinic on civil legal services for income-eligible residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties, including the city of Detroit, on Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at Detroit Veterans Center, 2770 Park Ave. in Detroit. Attendees are asked to register before 10 a.m. as a LAD attorney will assist only those persons who have done so by that time.  Anyone seeking legal services can call 877-964-4700 or visit http://www.ladadetroit.org.

FBA to present ‘E-Discovery Model Order Seminar’

The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, will present an “E-Discovery Model Order Seminar” on Tuesday, Feb. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. in Room 115 of the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit. Join FBA members for a fast paced update on the cutting edge of e-discovery practice and procedure, including how to efficiently handle e-discovery in litigation; how to avoid sanctions, spoliation, adverse inferences or dismissal; and a panel presentation by judicial officers who crafted the Eastern District of Michigan’s recently approved “Model Order Relating to the Discovery of Electronically Stored Information” and “Checklist for Rule 26(f) Meet and Confer Regarding ESI.”  Cost, which includes lunch, is $25 for FBA members and $35 for non-members. For additional information or to register online, visit www.fbamich.org and click on “events.”

Miller Canfield to discuss insights from the Detroit bankruptcy
Area investment advisors, registered representatives, and trust officers are invited to Miller Canfield’s first Before the Bell Breakfast Forum in 2015.  “Insights from the Detroit Bankruptcy” will be offered Thursday, Feb. 19, from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. at The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend Street in Birmingham.  Amanda Van Dusen, Miller Canfield public finance group leader, will discuss what the market can learn from Detroit’s bankruptcy about municipal bonds.  There is no cost to attend.  Space is limited to registered representatives, investment advisors, and trust officers.  Advance reservation required.  To register, visit www.millercanfield.com and click on “events.”  For additional information, call Sandy Bera at 248-267-3345.

Classical Roots Celebration to honor Judge Damon J. Keith

The Hon. Damon J. Keith, a U.S. Court of Appeals judge, will be honored at the 15th Annual Classical Roots Celebration sponsored by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at the Max M. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit.  Patron tickets are $175 and include a strolling dinner, the concert, as well as a dessert and dancing afterglow. For more information, call (313) 576-5088 or visit www.dso.org/classicalroots.


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