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The Free Legal Aid Clinic (FLAC)

to hold annual fund-raiser

September 9

The Free Legal Aid Clinic (FLAC) will host its annual summer fund-raiser at Opus One restaurant in Detroit on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 6-10 p.m. The event will include a silent auction, dinner, and live music, and serves as one of three major fund-raisers held by FLAC each year. Tickets for the Sept. 9 event are available for $50 a person by calling FLAC at (313) 833-0058 or visiting www.detroitflac.com. A description of how to donate to FLAC can be found at www.detroitflac.com/donate.

Wayne Law International program

hosts lecturer Christopher Graveline

September 9

The Wayne State University Law School Program for International Legal Studies and the International Law Students Association are pleased to host a lecture by Christopher Graveline, an assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Michigan, on Thursday, Sept. 9. Graveline will speak on "Prosecuting International Crimes: the cases of Abu Ghraib and Chuckie Taylor" from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in the Law School's Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, and Graveline will be on hand prior to the event to sign copies of his book. Lunch will be served. For additional information regarding the event or the Program for International Legal Studies, visit Wayne Law online at law.wayne.edu/international-studies or contact Professor Fox at gfox@Wayne.edu.

MDTC to host annual open golf tournament

September 10

The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (MDTC) will host its 14th Annual MDTC Open Golf Tournament on Friday, Sept. 10, at the Mystic Creek Golf Club and Banquet Center in Milford. The event will begin with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. and will be played with a modified scramble format. The cost is $155 per person. Cabin rentals are available at Camp Dearborn for all those interested in staying overnight following the outing. Call (313) 943-2350 to make a reservation. Golfers may create their own twosome or foursome, or choose to be paired randomly by MDTC. Payment must be received on or before date of event. For a refund, cancellations must be received in writing at least 72 hours in advance of the event less $20 administration fee. For additional information or to register, visit www.mdtc.org or call (517) 627-3745.

WLAM to host "End of Summer

Wine & Garden Party!"

September 13

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan - Wayne Region (WLAM) will host "End of Summer Wine & Garden Party!" on Monday, Sept. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the home of Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan Judge Lita Popke. Advance tickets are $10 for students, $15 for WLAM members and $20 for non-WLAM members. Tickets at the door are $20 for students and WLAM members and $30 for non-WLAM members. Reservations are requested by Monday, Sept. 6, and can be made by contacting Elizabeth Jolliffe at elizabeth@yourbenchmarkcoach.com.

NALS of Detroit to present

CLE After Hours program

September 13

NALS of Detroit will present a CLE After Hours program on Monday, Sept. 13, beginning at 6 p.m. at the offices of Barris, Sott, Denn, & Driker PLLC, 211 W. Fort Street, 15th floor, in Detroit. Guest speaker Carolyn Rico of Robert Half Legal will discuss "Managing Your Career." A short chapter meeting will follow the speaker presentation. Cost for the program is $13 for members and $15 for non-members. Reservations are required by noon on Friday, Sept. 10. Make checks payable to: NALS of Detroit. Mail completed registration & checks to: Cindy Taylor, PLS, Treasurer, 21368 Green Hill Road, Farmington Hills, 48335. For additional information, contact Taylor at (734) 497-4736 or ctaylor@thetaylorhome.org.

Panel discussion featuring

Justice Corrigan looks at equality

September 13

Cooley Law School and the Oakland County Bar Association Diversity Committee will present Michigan Supreme Court Justice Maura D. Corrigan, Michigan Court of Appeals Judges Christopher M. Murray and Elizabeth L. Gleicher, and Oakland County 50th District Court Judge Cynthia Thomas Walker in a panel discussion titled "Judging America: Have We Fulfilled Our Promise of Equality?" on Monday, Sept. 13, to celebrate Patriot Week. A reception will be held starting at 5 p.m., and the discussion will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Alana Glass at (248) 751-7800, ext. 7789.

WBA and ABJ of Michigan hold

annual membership roundup

September 14

The Wolverine Bar Association and the Association of Black Judges of Michigan will present their annual Membership Roundup event Tuesday, Sept. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rattlesnake, located at 300 River Place, in Detroit. There is no charge for the event.

ACC-MI to hold annualgolf outing in Plymouth

September 14

The Association of Corporate Counsel of America - Michigan Chapter invites in-house counsel to join them for their 13th Annual Golf Outing, to be held on Sept. 14 at Fox Hills Country Club in Plymouth. Attendees will enjoy a fun-filled day of 18-holes of golf, post-golf mini-massages, a raffle, dinner and cocktails. Proceeds from the Golf Outing support the Scholarship for Academic Excellence in Corporation and Business Law awarded by the Michigan ACCA Scholarship Foundation. For information about registering to golf and sponsorship opportunities, contact Mitzy Sharp Futro at msharpfutro@detroitlawyer.org or 313/961-6120 x201.

FBA kicks off State of the Court Luncheon

September 15

The Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will kick off its 2010 State of the Court Luncheon Program Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Venetian Ballroom of the Westin Book Cadillac at Washington Boulevard and Michigan Ave. The reception will begin at noon with the luncheon following at 12:30 p.m. The featured speaker will be Chief Judge Gerald E. Rosen with the annual "State of the Court" address. In addition, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan will honor the attorneys who have accepted pro bono assignments from the court in the past year. Tickets are $25 for chapter members and $30 for non-members. Law firm sponsorship opportunities are still available for the opening luncheon and the three luncheons in the program which will be held in the coming months. For more information about this luncheon or the luncheon series, contact Thomas M. Schehr, chapter program chair, at(313) 568-6659 or by e-mail to tschehr@dykema.com.

OCBA to co-host judicial candidate forum

September 21

The Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), the League of Women Voters Oakland Area, and the Detroit Free Press will host a judicial candidate forum for Oakland County 46th District Court on Tuesday, Sept. 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Southfield Public Library. For additional information, visit www.ocba.org.

OCBA to co-host judicial candidate forum

September 22

The Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), the League of Women Voters Oakland Area, and the Detroit Free Press will host a judicial candidate forum for Oakland County 48th District Court on Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Bloomfield Township Auditorium. For additional information, visit www.ocba.org.

Workshop on health care

providers and HIPAA compliance

September 22

Warner, Norcross, & Judd LLP along with Morlock-Noren LLC will present "A Workshop for Health Care Providers: Are You HIPAA Compliant?" on Wednesday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Westin Hotel in Southfield. Cost for the workshop is $50 ($25 for clients of Warner Norcross or Molock-Noren). For additional information or to register, contact Sharon Sprague at (616) 753-2326 or ssprague@wnj.com.

Wayne Law International program

presents lecture on Israel-Palestine conflict

September 22

The Wayne State University Law School Program for International Legal Studies and the International Law Students Association will present a lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 22, titled "In search of a just settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict: The relevance of international law" in the Law School's Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served. For additional information regarding the event or the Program for International Legal Studies, visit Wayne Law online at law.wayne.edu/international-studies or contact Professor Fox at gfox@Wayne.edu

SBM annual meeting and

Solo & Small Firm Institute

September 29

The State Bar of Michigan will hold its annual meeting and Solo & Small Firm Institute Wednesday through Thursday, Sept. 29-Oct.1, at Devos Place in Grand Rapids. For meeting details and to register, go to www.michbar.org/annualmeeting.cfm.

MAJ Presents:

"ABA Tech Roadshow"

October 1

Michigan is only the 2nd state to be given the honor of hosting the ABA 'Tech Roadshow.' The Michigan Association for Justice will host the event in Dearborn on October 1 at The Henry An Autograph Collection Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton). The event is an opportunity to learn all of the greatest technology tips to use at trial and enjoy popular sessions such as '45 websites in 45 minutes' and '30 technology and management tips in 30 minutes'. The seminar will offer two tracks and will have two seminar rooms with two simultaneous speakers on two separate topics. Bring an associate because multiple attendees from the same firm receive a discount. Anyone can attend, you do not have to be an MAJ member or attorney. MAJ is flying in nationally recognized legal technology experts to compliment the Michigan technology experts and attorneys presenters. Presentations to include: Going paperless digital dictation; PDFing for lawyers Speech recognition software; Failsafe backups; Popular software tips/tricks E-faxing, Skype; Dual monitors; Disaster planning in case of emergency; Video conferencing; latest courtroom tech tools; Social networks Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, etc; 7 tech-must haves for superlative client service; Office management Needles, Time Matters, World Dox and more; Mobile office and remote access, and much more. In the spirit of the 'paperless office' there will be no paper material provided. Bring your laptop, material will be provided on thumb drives and wireless Internet is available. MAJ member: $195. Each additional MAJ member or support staff from the same firm: $150. Five ore more MAJ member or support staff: $135 per person. Sustaining MAJ member: $60. Non-MAJ member: $225. For more information please call MAJ: 517-321-3073 or email: maj@michiganjustice.org

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Published: Mon, Sep 6, 2010

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