October 2014
  1. October 31 Coming Events

    Nov. 7: MDTC (Michigan Defense Trial Counsel) winter meeting - Preparing for Battle: Litigation Strategies and Tools, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Troy Marriott, 200 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy. Includes presentations on: Top five issues when dealing with insurance agencies; “View from Inside” with in-house counsel; “Caging Reptile Lawyers;”  and “Expert Cross Examination Demonstration- Negligence/Misconduct Case General principals,” plus the official presentation of the Respected Advocate Awards (the award from MDTC goes to Tom Behm of Gruel Mills Nims and Pylman), and the Judicial Award to Judge Joseph G. Scoville. For more information, call 517-627-3745. To register, visit

    Nov. 10: Grand Rapids Bar Association Probate Section Meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., University Club, 111 Lyon St. NW, Grand Rapids. This Probate Section meeting welcomes Waterway, Wilholt, Worfel & Bronsink who will present “Advice from ?a Professional Trustee.” Section meetings are open to members of the Grand Rapids Bar Association only. For more information call Debbie Kurtz, 616-454-5550 ext. 101 or email If you would like lunch, please check the box when you register. To register, visit

    Nov. 11: State Bar IP Section Meeting, 5:00 p.m., Cork Wine & Grille, Watermark Country Club, 5500 Cascade Rd SE, Grand Rapids. Please join the IP Section at the banquet area of Cork Wine & Grille for complimentary drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and a presentation by Prof. David Berry and Mr. Robert Mathis, Jr. on Michigan’s new IP Pro Bono program. Food and beverages served starting at 5:00 p.m.; presentation starts at 5:45. Sponsored by the Intellectual Property Law Section (IPLS) of the State Bar of Michigan. For more information contact Matthew Kendall, or call 616-975-5500.