State Bar to present 'Tips and Tools for a Successful Practice'

The State Bar of Michigan will present "Tips and Tools for a Successful Practice" from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, at the State Bar's Michael Franck Building in downtown Lansing.

The semi-annual seminar features presentations on how to maintain mutually beneficial client relationships, draft effective fee agreements, manage trust and business accounts, analyze ethical issues, and use innovative techniques and technology for law office management. Participants will receive seminar materials prepared by the featured presenters.

The registration fee is $100 for lawyers who have been in practice for less than five years, and $125 for those who have been practicing law for five years or more. The registration fee includes a continental breakfast and buffet lunch. Payment and the registration form, which can be downloaded from the SBM Web site at Tips & Tools Registration, or, must be received by Tuesday, April 27. Participants can register online, fax the registration form to SBM at (517) 346-6365, or mail it with a check or credit card payment to: Tips and Tools for a Successful Practice Seminar, State Bar of Michigan, ATTN: Finance Department, Michael Franck Building, 306 Townsend Street, Lansing, 48933-2012.

For additional information on the seminar, contact Karen Spohn with the Professional Standards Division at (517) 346-6309 or via e-mail at

Published: Wed, Mar 31, 2010