July 2015
  1. July 3 Coming Events

    July 24-25: State Bar of Michigan Litigation Section Summer Conference, Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville, MI.  “Talking with Pictures: Courtroom Persuasion in the Media Dominated Age.” Presenter—Kevin W. Thompson, a founding partner of the Thompson Barney Law Firm in Charleston, W. Va., litigation consultant, environmental lawyer, entrepreneur, and inventor who has been involved in high-stakes litigation across the country for over twenty years. His work has been featured in Rolling Stone magazine and the Wall Street Journal. He and his cases are profiled in the book Moving Mountains and the documentary films Coal Rush and Toxic Soup.
    Registration ends July 20. To register visit

    August 20: Grand Rapids Bar Association 2015 Golf Outing, 12 noon registration, 1:00 p.m. shotgun start,  Thornapple Pointe Golf Club, 7211 48th St. S.E., Grand Rapids. Hosted by the Grand Rapids Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Section. Join us for this 18 hole, 4 person scramble! Teams compete in either a Firm or Mixed division; cost: $125 per person, includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, dinner, and a box lunch. Dinner and awards to follow (must be present to win). Cash bar will be available at the 19th hole. For more information, contact GRBA?staff at 616-454-5550. Register online by Aug. 13 at