Happening this Week

• Justice for All Task Force to host Town Hall Meetings
February 24

The Michigan Supreme Court’s Justice for All Task Force will hold a public town hall meeting seeking input on its plan to achieve 100 percent access to the civil justice system. The meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, February 24 at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Hall, 1358 Abbott St. in Detroit. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget M. McCormack and Justice Brian K. Zahra will open the meeting with short statements and then moderate public testimony. Local officials and representatives of community service organizations will also be invited to share their views. Those who want to speak will be invited to fill out a speaker’s card, and a time limit will be set based on the number of speakers. Future meetings will be scheduled as needed to complete the task force’s work. For more information visit https://courts.michigan.gov/News-Events/ Pages/Justice-for-All.aspx

• Detroit Bar Association: 2020 Mardi Gras in the ‘D’ Membership Mixer
February 25

Don’t miss the Detroit Bar Association 2020 Mardi Gras in the “D” Membership Mixer from 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 25 at Fishbones, 400 Monroe St,. in Detroit. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and prizes. Sign up a new member and receive a drink ticket. Join for the first time and attend at no charge. Cost to attend for members is $25, $35 for non-members, $20 for students, and judges attend free. Register at https://members.detroitlawyer. org/.

• 2020 Wade H. McCree Jr. Award for the Advancement of Social Justice Luncheon
February 26

Register now to attend the 2020 Wade H. McCree Jr. Award for the Advancement of Social Justice Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, February 26. This year’s award recipient is the Honorable Avern Cohn. The award luncheon will be held at the Atheneum Suite Hotel, 1000 Brush St. in Detroit. The Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan welcomes Jim Harbaugh, head coach of the University of Michigan football team, as this year’s keynote speaker for the luncheon. Tickets sales end at room capacity, so buy them early. The cost to attend is $55 for members, $45 for law clerks and students, and $75 for non-members. Register at https://fba mich.org/.

• American Bar Association Techshow 2020: Bringing Lawyers and ­Technology Together
February 26-29

The American Bar Association will host Techshow 2020 February 26-29 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker Dr. in Chicago. Network with legal technology experts from around the globe. Register as a member of the State Bar of Michigan for a special reduced rate. This discount only applies to registrants that qualify for the standard registration and will save $150. Register online at https:// www.techshow.com/pricing/ and include this unique discount code: EP2014 at checkout to receive the discount. For more information about Techshow 2020, visit www.techshow. com.

• 11th Annual Tertzag Tribute Dinner
February 27

Family and friends of the Hon. Kaye Tertzag will host the 11th annual Tertzag Tribute Dinner on Thursday, February 27 at 5 p.m. at Park Place Banquet Hall, 23400 Park Street in Dearborn. Tickets are $50 each or $350 per table of eight and include appetizers, dinner and an open bar. The recipient of this year’s Purple Sport Coat Award is Chief Judge Mark Plawecki. Justice Beth Clement will be the keynote speaker. Send checks made payable to Tertzag Tribute Dinner LLC to Kara Tertzag Lividini at 412 Berwyn, Birmingham, MI 48009. Spouses and significant others are welcome. The event is expected to sell out and space is limited. For more information contact Kara Tertzag Lividini at (313) 645-9511 or ktertzag@tertzagdis puteresolution.com.


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