Daily Briefs

Lunch & Learn discussion to focus on victim rights

The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan’s Victim Services Training Unit will host an online lunch-time discussion between and among victim advocates.  The Victim Advocates Lunch & Learn “Lettuce Talk” will take place online Thursday, March 21, from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom.

PAAM VSTU plans to offer victim rights related topics to prompt discussion. It also looks to this opportunity as a way to maintain community among victim advocates across Michigan.  This meeting is for AG advocates and prosecutor’s-based victim advocates only.

To register for the online discussion, visit https://michiganprosecutor.org and click on “Training Calendar.” After registration is approved, participants will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom access link.

Anyone with questions may contact Alex McGowan at McGowanA1@michi gan.gov, Bill Dailey at  DaileyB2@michi gan.gov, or Jeannie Wernet at WernetJ@ michigan.gov.

This training is supported by a Crime Victim Rights Award. This award was made to the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Victim Services.

‘Law Firm Profitability in the Digital Age’ examined online

As the legal industry undergoes transformative shifts, law firms must adapt to remain profitable and competitive. The State Bar of Michigan is offering a virtual seminar, “Adapting to Change:
Law Firm Profitability in the Digital Age,” to help Michigan attorneys navigate these changes on Tuesday, April 16, from 2 to 3 p.m. via Zoom.

The seminar is offered by the State Bar’s Practice Management Resource Center and features two presenters: Margaret Burke, president and founder of MB Law Firm Consulting LLC; and Suzette Welling, founder and president of Law Practice Edge. Both have decades of experience in the realm of running a successful law practice.

Key highlights of the virtual seminar include:

• Explore the transition from traditional to modern law firm operations.

• Learn how client expectations are reshaping billing practices.

• Understand the importance of cost accounting in assessing and enhancing firm profitability, with practical insights for implementation.

• Receive a clear guide for integrating modern practices into your firm, addressing challenges and leveraging new billing models for competitive advantage.

To register for the virtual seminar, visit www.michbar.org/pmrc/virtualsemi nars.

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