August 2014
  1. August 1 Coming Events

     Aug. 21: Grand Rapids Bar Association Golf Outing, Thornapple Pointe Golf Club, 7211 48th St SE, Grand Rapids. Sponsored by the Justice Foundation of West Michigan  and the GRBA Young Lawyers Section. Teams of four may compete as a firm, or mix it up with other friends and family members. A traveling trophy goes to the winning firm team and many other awards and prizes will be presented! Cost is $100 per person and includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, boxed lunch and dinner, and prizes; $400 for a team, mixed or firm. Registration begins at 12 noon, shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.; dinner and awards presentation to follow (must be present to win). Cash bar at the 19th hole. Register early to reserve a spot at, or call 616-454-5550.

    Sept. 29-30: 11th Annual No-Fault Institute, The Westin, Southfield. Become an expert on Michigan's ever-changing Auto No Fault Law. This two-day seminar is being headlined by two giants of the No-Fault world: George T. Sinas of The Sinas Dramis Law Firm in Lansing and Wayne J. Miller of Miller and Tischler, P.C., in Southfield are the two lead coordinators for this  event. Approximately 9:00 a.m. start each day; Sept. 29, focusing on No-Fault PIP Practice, lasts until 5:15; Sept. 30, Auto Negligence Update, until 4:00 p.m.  Among many expert speakers on specific topics, Richard Hillary of Miller Johnson will lead a service provider clinic on General Right of Direct Action. For fee schedule and to register, visit and click on the banner on the home page.