Daily Briefs

Applications being accepted for circuit court vacancy

Applications are now being accepted for a seat on the Wayne County Third Circuit Court to replace vacating Judge Gregory D. Bill.

To be considered for this position, applicants must be a State Bar of Michigan member who meets the legal qualifications for this office.  To be appointed, applicants must reside within the judicial district.

Judicial appointment questionnaire, writing samples, résumé, and supplemental documents must be submitted using the online portal at www.michigan.gov/appointments and received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18.  Additional letters of recommendation can still be submitted after the initial submission to judicialappointments@michigan.gov.

Anyone with questions about the judicial appointments process can send questions to judicialappointments@michigan.gov.


Public defender to discuss ‘Building Relationships with Youth Clients’

The Youth Defense Project of the State Appellate Defender Office and Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel System will present a webinar on “Building Relationships with Youth Clients” Thursday, April 20, beginning at noon via Zoom.

Building trusting relationships with clients is always important, but especially so when representing children who are particularly dependent on you in the courtroom. Public defender Manda Mitteer will discuss how to build strong attorney-client relationships with the children attorneys represent.

To register for the webinar, visit www.sado.org/go/relationships.  Anyone with questions may contact Josh Pease at jpease@sado.org.


Attorney to examine ‘The Move to Unionize’ in webinar

Maddin Hauser continues its 2022-2023 Breakfast Bites: Employment Law Series with “The Move to Unionize: A New Landscape of Concerted Activity and How Labor Law Impacts Non-Union Workplaces” online Wednesday, April 26, from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Speaking at the online program will be Rita M. Lauer, senior associate, a member of the firm’s Corporate and Employment groups, advises on business and employment litigation and complex commercial transactions. Her clients include companies of all sizes involved in every phase of the commercial life cycle ranging from small and emerging entrepreneurial businesses to large corporations.

For additional information or to register for the webinar, visit https://maddinhauser.com and click on “events.”

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