June 2017
  1. June 28 Coming Events

    July 6: State Bar of Michigan Labor Law Section: Diversity Discussion Series—Life Happens and Work Doesn't Stop, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Clark Hill PLC, Lansing. Cost $10 per person, drinks to follow presentation. Panel discussion on the unique challenges posed by dealing with health issues in the legal profession. Leading advisors on employment and disability rights will discuss how they have successfully navigated professional obligations while dealing with serious health issues. Learn how you can be prepared. RSVP to Pay at the door or send checks in advance payable to State Bar of Michigan to Jennifer Salvatore, Salvatore Prescott & Porter, 105 E Main St, Northville, MI 48167.

    Aug. 16: Grand Rapids Bar Association 2017 Annual Golf Outing, 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. Shotgun Start, Thornapple Pointe Golf Course, 7211 48th St. S.E., Grand Rapids. 18 hole, 4 person scramble; teams compete in Firm or Mixed division. Cost: $125/person, $500/team, includes cart, dinner, box lunch. Dinner and awards follow (must be present to win). Cash bar available at the 19th hole. To register, visit and click on the event in the calendar; if questions, contact or 616-454-5550.

    Sept. 18:?2017 Constitution Day, various GRPS fifth grade classrooms. Each September, the GRBA partners with the Grand Rapids Public Schools to provide special lessons on the U.S. Constitution to GRPS 5th graders. The program's goal is to match each of the district's 5th grade classrooms with an attorney who will focus on one area of the Constitution. With just one hour, you can make a huge impact. Help students gain an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the Constitution and their government. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 1. Resource packets and pocket-sized Constitutions will be provided to all volunteers. To sign up and for more information, visit