Calendar

April 2014
  1. April 21 ICLE Calendar

    Medicaid & Health Care Planning Update, Tuesday, April 22, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth.  This intermediate level course,  co-sponsored by the Probate and Estate Planning Section and the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 3.25 CLE credits. 

    The general admission fee is $165, section members pay $145, and Michigan new lawyers pay $95.  ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details.

    First Annual No-Fault Summit, Thursday and Friday, April 24-25, at The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth.  This basic/intermediate/advanced level course offers 8.75 CLE credits. 

    The general admission fee is $395, Michigan new lawyers pay $195, and ICLE partners pay $345.

    Homeward Bound 2013-2014: Appraisals in Real Estate Transactions & Litigation, Thursday, May 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. at The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth.  This basic/intermediate level course,  co-sponsored by the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 2.75 CLE credits. 

    The general admission fee is $95, section members pay $85, and Michigan new lawyers pay $45.  ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details.

    Criminal Law Update 2014, Tuesday, May 6, from 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. via webcast. To find out CLE credits for this intermediate level course, contact the ICLE. 

    The general admission fee is $95 and Michigan new lawyers pay $45. ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details. 

    Marketing Your Practice 2014, Tuesday, May 6, from 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. via webcast. To find out CLE credits for this basic/intermediate level course, contact the ICLE. 

    The general admission fee is $95 and Michigan new lawyers pay $45. ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details. 

    Commercial Real Property Update, Wednesday, May 7, from 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. via webcast. To find out CLE credits for this intermediate level course, contact the ICLE. 

    The general admission fee is $95 and Michigan new lawyers pay $45. ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details. 

    Quiet Title Actions: Best Practices, Wednesday, May 7, from 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. via webcast. To find out CLE credits for this basic level course, contact the ICLE. 

    The general admission fee is $95 and Michigan new lawyers pay $45. ICLE partners should consult their partnership agreement for details. 

    Litigating a Trust Contest: A Hands-On Approach to Strategy, Wednesday, May 7, 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Acme.  This advanced level course,  co-sponsored by the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 3.25 CLE credits. 

    The general admission fee is $245, section members pay $215, and ICLE partners pay $215.

    Deposition Skills Workshop, Sunday-Tuesday, May 18-20, at The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth.  This basic/intermediate level course,  co-sponsored by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 15.5 CLE credits and 0.75 ethics credits. 

    The general admission fee is $795, section members pay $745, and Michigan new lawyers and ICLE partners pay $695. 

    27th Annual Tax Conference, Thursday, May 22, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth.  This intermediate/advanced level course,  co-sponsored by the Taxation Section of the State Bar of Michigan, offers 6.5 CLE credits. 

    The general admission fee is $250, section members pay $150, Michigan new lawyers pay $75, and ICLE partners pay $250.  

    Course books, audio CDs, and MP3s for most seminars are available if unable to attend program. Video replays for some programs are also offered. For additional information or to charge reservations to VISA, MasterCard, or Discover, call (877) 229-4350. Fax reservations can be made to (877) 229-4351.

    Visit ICLE’s website at www.icle.org.

     

  2. April 21 Calendar

     April

     
    22 Attorney Kathy Ossian will navigate through existing laws, analyze pending legislation, and offer suggestions with “Data Security Laws: A Practical Approach”  on Tuesday, April 22, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Ossian Law PC, 701 Woodward Heights, Suite 117, in Ferndale  The program is complimentary to Ossian Law clients; $25 for all others.  Continental breakfast is included. Space is limited. Register online at https://events.benchmarkemail.com/event/9A714839.  Additional information can be found on OssianLaw.com.
     
    22 The Oakland County Bar Association’s Criminal Law Committee will begin its Anatomy of a Criminal Case – Year XVI brown bag lunch lecture series with a look at “Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA)” featuring Cheryl A. Carpenter on Tuesday, April 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Bar Center in Bloomfield Hills. The pre-registration fee for OCBA members is $10 per lecture. The seminar fee for all walk-ins, non-members and video viewers is $20 per seminar.  For additional information or to register, call 248-334-3400 or visit www.ocba.org.
     
    23 The Citizens Alliance for the Oakland County Probate and Circuit Courts will conduct a free seminar titled “Removing the Mysteries of Probate Court” at the Auburn Hills Senior Services Department on Wednesday, April 23, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Panelists will include Jill Koney Daly, probate register for the Oakland County Probate Court, and attorney Sara Rubino of Barron, Rosenberg, Mayoras, & Mayoras PC in Troy. Materials will be available and adequate time will be available for questions.  To register for this free seminar, contact the Auburn Hills Senior Services Department at 248-370-9353.  
     
    24 The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will conduct a public roundtable at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills Campus, on Thursday, April 24, to discuss the new post-grant patent review procedures under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA).  The USPTO has scheduled this roundtable, which is free and open to the public, for Thursday, April 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. at 2630 Featherstone Road in Auburn Hills.  Following the program, the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan will host a reception at the Cooley from 5 to 7 p.m.
     
    29 The Real Estate Committee of the Oakland County Bar Association will present “Commercial Real Estate: Development Basics” on Tuesday, April 29, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Oakland County Bar Center, 1760 S. Telegraph, Ste. 100, in Bloomfield Hills.  Pre-registration cost is $60 for OCBA members, $43 for OCBA new lawyers, and $80 for all non-members.  Cost at the door will be $80 for OCBA members, $56 for OCBA new lawyers, and $105 for all non-members.  To register or for additional information, call 248-334-3400 or visit www.ocba.org and click on “events.”
     
    29 The Federal Bar Association Federal Disability Benefits Committee will be presenting a seminar on Veterans Treatment Courts (VTC) on Tuesday, April 29.  It will be held in Room 115 at the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse, 231 W. Lafayette Blvd, in Detroit, from 1:30 to 4 p.m.  This is a “no cost” seminar.  Register with John E. Walus at jewalus@aol.com or 248-357-7013. 
     
    29 Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget McCormack will be the special keynote speaker for the 2014 Leonard R. Gilman Award Luncheon.  The Federal Bar Association, Eastern district of Michigan Chapter, will host the lunch on on Tuesday, April 29, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the “Woodward” Ballroom of the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.  This year’s Gilman Award will be presented to John R. Minock of Cramer, Minock, & Sweeney PLC.  For additional information or to register online, visit www.fbamich.org and click on “events.”
     
    May
     
    1 The U.S. District Court, the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and the Wolverine Bar Association will jointly host its Law Day 2014 open house on Thursday, May 1, at from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit.  The event will feature courthouse tours, agency displays and handouts, a panel discussion, and free hot dogs, chips, and cookies.  For additional information, visit www.fbamich.org and click on “events.”
     
    1 The Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), in partnership with Oakland County Youth Assistance, will host a free Legal Aid Clinic on Thursday, May 1, at the Ferndale Public Library, 222 E. Nine Mile Rd. To learn more about the clinics or to register, contact the OCBA at 248-334-3400.
     
    2 Legal Aid and Defender Association Inc. (LAD) will conduct a free outreach clinic on civil legal services for income-eligible residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties, including the city of Detroit, from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 2, at Southfield Human Services, 26080 Berg Road in Southfield.  Attendees are asked to register before 10 a.m. as a LAD attorney will assist only those persons who have done so by that time.  For additional information, contact Stacey Felder, paralegal at LAD’s Oakland County office in Pontiac, at 248-253-1548, ext. 4005, or 1-877-964-4700.
     
    9 U.S. District Court Chief Judge Gerald E. Rosen, Eastern District of Michigan, will deliver the keynote address during the LAHC 26th Annual Awards Gala. This event  is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 9, at the Adoba Hotel (formerly the Hyatt Regency) in Dearborn.  To order tickets or for additional information on the LAHC 26th Annual Awards Gala, visit www.lahc.org.
     
    9 Legal Aid and Defender Association Inc. (LAD) will conduct a free outreach clinic on civil legal services for income-eligible residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties, including the city of Detroit, from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 9, at Oakland Livingston Human Services, 1956 Hilton in Ferndale.  Attendees are asked to register before 10 a.m. as a LAD attorney will assist only those persons who have done so by that time.  For additional information, contact Stacey Felder, paralegal at LAD’s Oakland County office in Pontiac, at 248-253-1548, ext. 4005, or 1-877-964-4700.
     
    16 Oakland Mediation Center (OMC) has a new one-day seminar to inspire mediators, managers, supervisors, team leaders, and any other meeting facilitators.  “Facilitation Skills from Mediations to Meetings” will be delivered on Friday, May 16, by Zena Zumeta of the Mediation Training & Consultation Institute. The training cost is $325. For additional information about the training, contact the Oakland Mediation Center training department at 248-338-4280, ext. 216 or visit their website at www.mediation-omc.org.
     
    16 Legal Aid and Defender Association Inc. (LAD) will conduct a free outreach clinic on civil legal services for income-eligible residents of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties, including the city of Detroit, from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 16, at the H.O.P.E. Center, 33222 Groesbeck Highway in Fraser. Attendees are asked to register before 10 a.m. as a LAD attorney will assist only those persons who have done so by that time.  For additional information, call LAD’s Macomb County office in Mount Clemens at 586-465-1344.
     
    16 On Friday, May 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Women’s Advisory Board for Oakland County will host a free Women Veterans Job and Networking Fair at Oakland Community College’s Auburn Hills Campus located at 2900 Featherstone Road.  “OPERATION: SUCCESS” is an event that will provide information for women veterans seeking access to services for career and employment opportunities.  Space is limited. Veterans interested in attending should register by calling 248-853-7862 or go online at www.business.auburnhillschamber.com/events/details/operation-success-1103. The fair will be held in Oakland Community College’s Building G-Student Center located at 2900 Featherstone Road in Auburn Hills.
     
    20 The Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA), in partnership with Oakland County Youth Assistance, will host a free Legal Aid Clinic on Tuesday, May 20, at St Joseph Catholic Church, 715 N Lapeer Rd. Lake Orion. To learn more about the clinics or to register, contact the OCBA at 248-334-3400.
     
    20 Oakland County Circuit Court candidate Lisa Langton is kicking off her campaign with 166 members of Oakland County’s legal community serving as members of her host committee for a fundraising event at Andiamo’s in Bloomfield Hills on Tuesday, May 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Tickets for the May 20th event are $100 per person or $175 per couple. Andiamo’s is located at 6676 Telegraph Rd, Bloomfield Hills.  To register for the event, call 586-405-2260 or email K_Lampar@yahoo.com.
     
    20 The Oakland County Bar Association’s Criminal Law Committee will begin its Anatomy of a Criminal Case – Year XVI brown bag lunch lecture series with a look at “Oakland County Jail Diversion Advisory Team (JDAT)” featuring Lisa Dunn on Tuesday, May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Bar Center in Bloomfield Hills. The pre-registration fee for OCBA members is $10 per lecture. The seminar fee for all walk-ins, non-members and video viewers is $20 per seminar.  For additional information or to register, call 248-334-3400 or visit www.ocba.org.