Calendar of Events

Wednesday, March 2 - The WCBA's ADR section will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 110 N. Fourth Ave., large conference room.

Speakers Wadad Abed and Shymala Keshmouni will discuss, "Mediating with people from Middle Eastern Arab and East Indian Cultures."

RSVP to Sally Brush at or (734)222-3745.

Fee Schedule:

DRC Volunteer/ADR Section Member: free; to receive a Continuing Education Certificate: $25.

Wednesday, March 2 - The Dispute Resolution Center will present its 2010 Bernard J. O'Connor Award to Washtenaw County Public Defender Lloyd Powell at the Michigan Theater, 603 East Liberty Street in Ann Arbor.

The reception and award presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. A private screening of "Bilal's Stand" will begin at 7 p.m. at the theater.

For more information or to RSVP, call 734-222-3745. See for more.

Monday, March 7- The WCBA's Business Law section will meet at noon at Menlo Innovations, 410 North Fourth Ave., Godfrey Building, Third Floor, Ann Arbor.

Speaker Richard Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations will discuss, "The Art of Leverage: Taking An Equity Position in Your Client's Company--Conflict or Alignment of Interests?"

You may bring a bag lunch. RSVP to Ashish Joshi at 734-327-5030 or

Tuesday, March 8 - The WCBA's Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law section will meet at noon at Kensington Court, 610 Hilton Blvd., Ann Arbor.

Speaker is Deputy Probate Register Julie Owdziej.

RSVP by Friday, March 4 to Candy Newton at 994-4912 or

Friday, March 11 - The WCBA's Criminal Law section will meet at noon at 110 North Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor.

The topic is "The Employment Consequences of Criminal Behavior."

Tuesday, March 15 - The WCBA's Trial Practice section will meet at noon at 200 North Main Street, lower level conference room .

Speaker Rod Crawford of Crawford and Winiarski will discuss, "Expert Testimony from an Expert's Point of View."

Wednesday, March 16 - The WCBA's Tax Law section will meet at noon at 200 North Main Street, lower level.

The topic will be, "Michigan Business Tax Update," the speaker to be announced.

Friday, March 25 - The WCBA's Family Law, Bankruptcy Law and Business Law sections will host a half-day CLE at Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 3475 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor. Details to follow.

Saturday, March 26 - The WCBA is sponsoring teams for the BBBS Bowl-A-Thon from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Colonial Lanes, Ann Arbor.Call 994-4912 for more information.

Saturday, March 26 - The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan will honor local attorney Jean King and name the center after her at a special celebration from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Eaglecrest.

Call the center at 734-973-6779 for more information.

Saturday, March 26 - The Friends of CASA are sponsoring its annual fundraiser benefiting CASA, "Rockin' The CASA" from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 7920 Jackson Road. Call 734-222-6908 for more information or to buy tickets.

Published: Mon, Feb 28, 2011


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