Calendar

July 2014
  1. July 31 Calendar

    August

    1 Wayne State University Law School will host the 12th annual Mark Weiss Day on Friday, Aug. 1, at Comerica Park. This year, the American League Champion Detroit Tigers take on the Colorado Rockies. The picnic starts at 5:30 p.m. on party deck #1 and the game begins at 7:08 p.m. Cost is $125 for each ticket.  The actual cost for the picnic and ticket to the game is $52. The remaining $73 will be a tax deductible gift to the Mark Weiss Memorial Scholarship Fund.   Tickets will be mailed directly to attendees through July 25. If a purchase is made the week of the game, attendees are required to personally pick up their tickets from the Office of Special Events and Services at Wayne State University located at 5700 Cass Avenue, Suite 4300 in Detroit. For questions regarding a ticket purchase, call 313-577-0300.   For more information about this event, contact Pam William at 313-577-3465 or plwilliam@wayne.edu.

    7 The Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) will host a Lunch Presentation featuring “The Bill & Phil Show 2014: Agile, Mobile and Hostile—The ‘Secret’ to Winning with Technology” on Thursday, Aug. 7, at Andiamo Detroit Riverfront.  Attorney Bill Ramsey and legal technologist Phil Hampton will reveal the winning formula for utilizing the latest tech gadgets, apps and tools successfully in a forward-looking, fast-paced and entertaining presentation. Also during the lunch presentation, ALA members will be honored for their 10-year anniversary and those ALA members who have previously served as chapter president will be acknowledged.  Registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. followed by the lunch and presentation from noon to 1:30 p.m.  The ALA Chapter will pay for valet parking at Andiamo Detroit Riverfront, 400 Renaissance Center in Detroit.  There is no cost to ALA members and non-members pay $35.  There is a $25 cancellation fee (cancellations after Aug. 4).  Register with Vivian McDonald at mcdonald@millercanfield.com or 248-267-3228 no later than Thursday, July 31.

    7 The Oakland County Bar Association’s Juvenile Law Committee will continue its Fundamentals of Juvenile Law – Year 8, a brown bag lunch lecture series, with “A View from the Bench” featuring Oakland County judges on Thursday, Aug. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 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 non-members and walk-ins is $20 per lecture. For additional information or to register, call 248-334-3400 or visit www.ocba.org.

    8 The Master Lawyer Section of the State Bar of Michigan will conduct its 2014 Summer Conference Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10, at the Doherty Hotel and Convention Center, 604 N McEwan in Clare, Mich. The program will combine learning and networking opportunities with time to enjoy a beautiful setting, golf, and more. For additional information or to register online, visit www.michbar.org/mastersection.

    11 The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association will host its Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, Aug. 11, starting at 11 a.m. at the Inn at St. Johns, 44045 Five Mile Rd. in Plymouth.  Cost is $135 (per player) and includes 18 holes with cart, soft drink cart, lunch, full course dinner, grand prize for hole in one, along with contests for closest to the pin and longest drive.  Cost for dinner only is $50.  For additional information, call Cleveland Jackson at 248-875-3130 or Eddie Gaylor at 313-550-8392.

    21 The New Lawyers Committee (NLC) of the Oakland County Bar Association will host its Summer Splash on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. Como’s, 22812 Woodward, in Ferndale.  The event kicks off the NLC’s fund raising efforts which will support Pets fo Vets this year. Pets for Vets helps heal the emotional wounds of military veterans by paring them with a shelter dog that is specially selected to match his or her personality.  The Summer Splash will feature appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Cost of admission is a cash donation to Pets for Vets. The event sponsor is Stout Risius Ross To register for the event, contact Cat Neal at cneal@ocba.org or 248-334-3400.

     

August 2014
  1. August 1 Calendar

    August

    1 Wayne State University Law School will host the 12th annual Mark Weiss Day on Friday, Aug. 1, at Comerica Park. This year, the American League Champion Detroit Tigers take on the Colorado Rockies. The picnic starts at 5:30 p.m. on party deck #1 and the game begins at 7:08 p.m. Cost is $125 for each ticket.  The actual cost for the picnic and ticket to the game is $52. The remaining $73 will be a tax deductible gift to the Mark Weiss Memorial Scholarship Fund.   Tickets will be mailed directly to attendees through July 25. If a purchase is made the week of the game, attendees are required to personally pick up their tickets from the Office of Special Events and Services at Wayne State University located at 5700 Cass Avenue, Suite 4300 in Detroit. For questions regarding a ticket purchase, call 313-577-0300.   For more information about this event, contact Pam William at 313-577-3465 or plwilliam@wayne.edu.

    7 The Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) will host a Lunch Presentation featuring “The Bill & Phil Show 2014: Agile, Mobile and Hostile—The ‘Secret’ to Winning with Technology” on Thursday, Aug. 7, at Andiamo Detroit Riverfront.  Attorney Bill Ramsey and legal technologist Phil Hampton will reveal the winning formula for utilizing the latest tech gadgets, apps and tools successfully in a forward-looking, fast-paced and entertaining presentation. Also during the lunch presentation, ALA members will be honored for their 10-year anniversary and those ALA members who have previously served as chapter president will be acknowledged.  Registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. followed by the lunch and presentation from noon to 1:30 p.m.  The ALA Chapter will pay for valet parking at Andiamo Detroit Riverfront, 400 Renaissance Center in Detroit.  There is no cost to ALA members and non-members pay $35.  There is a $25 cancellation fee (cancellations after Aug. 4).  Register with Vivian McDonald at mcdonald@millercanfield.com or 248-267-3228 no later than Thursday, July 31.

    7 The Oakland County Bar Association’s Juvenile Law Committee will continue its Fundamentals of Juvenile Law – Year 8, a brown bag lunch lecture series, with “A View from the Bench” featuring Oakland County judges on Thursday, Aug. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 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 non-members and walk-ins is $20 per lecture. For additional information or to register, call 248-334-3400 or visit www.ocba.org.

    8 The Master Lawyer Section of the State Bar of Michigan will conduct its 2014 Summer Conference Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10, at the Doherty Hotel and Convention Center, 604 N McEwan in Clare, Mich. The program will combine learning and networking opportunities with time to enjoy a beautiful setting, golf, and more. For additional information or to register online, visit www.michbar.org/mastersection.

    11 The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association will host its Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, Aug. 11, starting at 11 a.m. at the Inn at St. Johns, 44045 Five Mile Rd. in Plymouth.  Cost is $135 (per player) and includes 18 holes with cart, soft drink cart, lunch, full course dinner, grand prize for hole in one, along with contests for closest to the pin and longest drive.  Cost for dinner only is $50.  For additional information, call Cleveland Jackson at 248-875-3130 or Eddie Gaylor at 313-550-8392.

    21 The New Lawyers Committee (NLC) of the Oakland County Bar Association will host its Summer Splash on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. Como’s, 22812 Woodward, in Ferndale.  The event kicks off the NLC’s fund raising efforts which will support Pets fo Vets this year. Pets for Vets helps heal the emotional wounds of military veterans by paring them with a shelter dog that is specially selected to match his or her personality.  The Summer Splash will feature appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Cost of admission is a cash donation to Pets for Vets. The event sponsor is Stout Risius Ross To register for the event, contact Cat Neal at cneal@ocba.org or 248-334-3400.

    22 The Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers will host its 19th Annual ISIAL Golf Scramble on Friday, Aug. 22, at Sanctuary Lake Golf Course, 1450 E. South Blvd. in Troy. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Registration includes 18 holes of golf with cart, access to driving range, late lunch at turn, BBQ dinner buffet (keg beer provided, menu items available at extra cost), vouchers for refreshments and/or snacks, awards and prizes (longest drive, closest to pin, best score, worst score, most obnoxious/ugliest outfit), and a commemorative golf towel. To register or for additional information, visit www.irish-lawyers.org.