March 2015
  1. March 4 Coming Events

    March 12: Grand Rapids Bar Association Young Lawyers Section - Lunch with Judge Kelly, 12:00 noon,  Warner Norcross & Judd, 111 Lyon St. NW, Ste. 900, Grand Rapids. The presenter will be The Hon. William G. Kelly, who has been the judge for the 62-B District Court in Kentwood since winning election in November 1978. For more information, contact Callista Gloss, or 616-466-4946.

    March 24: SBM Lawyer Trust Accounts: Management Principles and Recordkeeping Resources, 1:30-4:45 p.m., State Bar Michael Franck Bldg., 306 Townsend St., Lansing. This ethics seminar will feature presentations on how to manage lawyer trust accounts and effectively use forms, checklists and other recordkeeping resources, to comply with Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct 1.15 and 1.15A. Open to lawyers ($50) and their staff members ($25 for non-lawyers). Practical information as well as materials prepared by presenters: SBM Professional Standards Division Director Danon Goodrum-Garland, SBM Asst. General Counsel Nkrumah Johnson-Wynn, and Attorney Grievance Commission Sr. Associate Counsel Rhonda Pozehl. Agenda/registration form at Payment and form must be received by March 19. No walk-ins. For more info 517-346-6309 or

    March 26:  Justice Foundation of West Michigan Benefit Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, 1000 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids. The Justice Foundation of West Michigan invites you to the 2015 Benefit Dinner. This year, we welcome The Second City Comedy troupe who, over its 55-year history, has launched the careers of people like Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Steve Carell, and Tina Fey. Contact: Debbie Kurtz, or 616-454-5550 ext 101. Buy tickets online at