Calendar

September 2014
  1. September 2 ICLE Calendar

    Post-Death Tax Planning and Preparing Fiduciary, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns, Thursday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This basic level course, co-sponsored by the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 3 CLE credits. 

    The general admission fee is $165, section members pay $145, and Michigan new lawyers pay $95. ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details.

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    Pre- and Postnuptial Agreements, Thursday, Sept. 11, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. This intermediate level course, co-sponsored by the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 3.25 CLE credits. 

    The general admission fee is $165, section members pay $145, and Michigan new lawyers pay $95. ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details.

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    11th Annual Solo &?Small Firm Institute, Thursday, Sept. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5:35 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. This basic/intermediate level course, co-sponsored by the State Bar of Michigan, the General Practice-Solo and Small Firm, Law Practice Management and Legal Administrators, and Business Law Sections of the State Bar of Michigan, and the Practice Management Resource Center, offers 10 CLE credits. 

    ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details.

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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. Fax reservations can be made to 877-229-4351.

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

  2. September 2 Mark the Date

    The Independence of Scotland
    Sept. 4

    Scotland will hold an independence referendum on Sept. 4. The lecture will be from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. at the Law School Building, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium,  471 W. Palmer in Detroit. There are many hotly disputed legal issues involved in a potential separation. Who gets UK property? Who is responsible for debts? Who gets access to North Sea oil? Thomas Grant from the University of Cambridge will discuss these issues and more. For more information about this event, contact Rachel Hom at 313-577-2750 or rhom@wayne.edu.

     

    OCBA reschedules Golf ‘14 event
    Sept. 8

    Due to the cancellation of its original date, the Oakland County Bar Association has re-scheduled its Golf ‘14 event for Monday, Sept. 8, at Orchard Lake Country Club located at 5000 West Shore Dr.  Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cocktails and dinner will complete the evening starting at 6:30 p.m.  For additional information, contact Jan Anson at the OCBA at 248-334-3400.

     

    Money in Judicial Politics: A Panel Discussion
    Sept. 9

    Three former Michigan Supreme Court Justices, Honorable Marilyn J. Kelly (retired, Wayne Faculty); James L. Ryan (retired, also a former judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit); Clifford Taylor (retired); and renowned reporter Peter Overby of NPR, all explore the First Amendment contours of money as speech. The free event will be on Sept. 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Law School Building, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium, 471 W. Palmer in Detroit. For more information about this event, contact John P. Jacobs at 313-965-1900 or jpj@jacobsdiemer.com.

     

    Miller Canfield to host Before the Bell Breakfast Forum
    Sept. 11

     Area investment advisors, registered representatives, and trust officers are invited to join Miller Canfield corporate lawyer Kal Goren at the next Before the Bell Breakfast Forum titled “The Hardest/Easiest Questions Your Clients Will Ask....”  The forum will take place on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham.  There is no cost to attend. Space is limited to registered representatives, investment advisors, and trust officers. Advance reservations are required.  To register, visit www.millercanfield.com and click on “events.” For additional information, call Sandy Bera at 248-267-3345.

     

    Annual MDTC Open Golf Tournament at Mystic Creek
    Sept. 12-14

    The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel will host its 18th Annual MDTC Open Golf Tournament on Friday, Sept. 12, beginning with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. at the Mystic Creek Golf Club and Banquet Center in Milford. Four hole-in-one prizes will be awarded and include: • Crystal Mountain getaway. • Garland golf getaway. • Las Vegas getaway (no airline tickets). (Above three prizes are 3 day, 2 night stay and golf for two people.) The cost to attend is $165 per person on or before Saturday, Aug. 23, and $175 per person after Aug. 23. The cost for dinner only is $45. 

    The fee includes practice range balls, greens fees, card, deli sandwich lunch at registration, and a tenderloin/chicken breast combo plate dinner at 5 p.m. Trophies are given for tournament champs, longest drive (men/women), closet to pin (men/women), and winning foursome. 

    For additional information or to register, call (517) 627-3745 or visit www.mdtc.org.

    Wayne Law Class of 1964 50th Reunion
    Sept. 12-14

    Members from the Wayne University Law School class of 1964 will be gathering to celebrate their 50 year reunion on Sept. 12-14. Class Leadership Committee: Garry Carley, Joel Bussell, Elliott Hall, Barbara Klarman, Bernie Mindell and Paul Rosen. For more information visit the Wayne Law Alumni webpage.

     

    Hispanic Bar Assoc.to hold Law Student Reception/Networking Mixer
    Sept. 14

    The Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan is hosting a Law Student Reception/Networking Mixer on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. at 26005 Berkley Avenue in Huntington Woods.  The free event offers law students an opportunity to meet professionals in the legal field and make connections. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.  Registration is required.  To register, contact Mayra Rodriguez at marodriguez8@comcast.net.

     

    Wayne Law James K. Robinson Fund-raiser/Scholarship Event
    Sept. 26

    A fund-raising event is going to be held to help raise money for the endowed scholarship fund created by the late James K. Robinson, a former dean at WSU Law school and class of 1968 alumnus. The fund was created to help students at Wayne Law. The event is going to be held at the London Chop House. The event includes hors d’oeuvres and drinks. For more information about this event, please contact Kristy Pagan at 313-577-8034 or kpagan@wayne.edu.

     

    The MAJ No-Fault Institute XI
    Sept. 29-30

    The Michigan Association for Justice will conduct its No-Fault Institute XI on Sept. 29-30 at the Westin Hotel in Southfield. The event will include more than a dozen presentations on topics including “Anatomy Imaging Biomechanics,” “Understanding New Legislation: Status of No-Fault Reform Legislation” and “PIP Injury Instructions.” Presenters will include Wayne Miller, Steve Gursten and Dewnya Bazzi. For more information and to register, go to https://www.michiganjustice.org/index.cfm?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=16889&evSubAction=listAll

     

    Wayne Law - Class of 1984 30th Reunion
    Oct. 18
    Members from the class of 1984 will be gathering to celebrate, reconnect, and get involved at  the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Avenue in Detroit. Cost is $75 per person. Reservations can be made online or by calling the Office of Special Events and Services at (313) 577-0300. For more information about this event,  contact Brandy Dona at 313-577-6199 or bdona@wayne.edu.

     

    Wayne Law Recent Grads Reunion - Classes 2010-2014
    Nov. 7

    Wayne Law classes of 2010-2014 alumni, family, and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend a gathering to celebrate, reconnect, and get involved on Friday, Nov. 7, from 7 - 11 p.m. at the Park Bar/Bucharest at 2040 Park Ave., Detroit. Cost is $40 per person and includes dinner, 2 drink tickets, and entertainment. To attend, register online or call the Office of Special Events and Services at 313-577-0300. For more information about this event, contact Brandy Dona at 313-577-6199 or bdona@wayne.edu.

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