19 The Consumer Bankruptcy Association (CBA) will host a Dinner Meeting featuring guest speaker Judy Calton, of Honigman, Miller, Schwartz, and Cohn LLP, discussing “Detroit’s Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Filing: A Primer.” The meeting will take place Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Peking House, 215 S. Washington Ave. in Royal Oak, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $40 for member and $50 for non-members. To register on-line, visit www.cbadetroit.com and click on CBA Dinner Meeting for link. For any program questions, contact Kim M. Rattet at email@example.com.
19 The Wolverine Bar Association and the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association will co-host their annual Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Centaur, 2233 Park Ave. in Detroit—behind the Fox Theater. Admission is $15 for law students, $25 for members, and $35 for non-members. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the memorial fund for Wayne State University Law School student Tiane Brown. To register for this event, contact either Jerome Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org or Chantez Pattman Knowles at email@example.com. For additional information, see the WBA website www.wolverinebar.org.
19 The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Wayne Region Holiday Skating Party in the D (Skating Not Required!) will be held Thursday, Dec. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Campus Martius Park and Fountain Bistro, 800 Woodward Avenue, in downtown Detroit. Bring your skates or rent on site and show off sit spins and stumbles. Or stay off the ice and take photos under the holiday lights, then warm up with food and drinks in Fountain Bistro. Skating is not required; fun and festivity are. Attendees cover their own costs, but registration is requested. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
14 The Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, in conjunction with the judges of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, will present “The New E-discovery Model Order—A Roadmap for Efficiency and Avoiding Litigation Pitfalls.” This fast-paced update on the cutting edge of e-discovery practice and procedure will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, in Room 115 of the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in downtown Detroit. Cost for the program is $25 for FBA members and $35 for non-members. Lunch is included. Registration is available online at the FBA website: fbamich.org.
16 The Detroit Midwest Regional Anti-Corruption Seminar will take place Thursday, Jan. 16, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Detroit Masonic Temple, 500 Temple in Detroit. Among those speaking at the seminar will be U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, Eastern District of Michigan; Wayne State University Law School Professor Peter Henning; Butzel Long Partner David DuMouchel; and numerous national speakers. Cost is $25 for general admission and $15 for government employees, in-house counsel, and law students. To register online, visit http://bit.ly/anticorruptionseminar.
17 The Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ) will present its Annual Workers Compensation/Social Security Disability Seminar “The 91% Solution: Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Case of the Missing Remedy & Dr. Watson Reminisces about When Workers Could be Socially Secure” from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, at the Westin Hotel in Southfield. Cost, which includes digital copy of program materials, is $155 for MAJ members, $75 for MAJ sustaining members, and $180 for non-members. For hard copy of the program materials, attendees must pay an additional $50. To register or for additional information, visit www.michiganjustice.org and click on “Seminars & Events.”
21 The Oakland County Bar Association’s Criminal Law Committee will continue Anatomy of a Criminal Case – Year XV brown bag lunch lecture series with a look at “Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry—Petitions for Removal and Related Issues” featuring Cheryl A. Carpenter on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 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.