Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association

Upcoming events

    • 23 Jun 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • N/A

    Use this to register for our central pro bono list for attorneys willing to take up to 1 pro bono case in a year.  It is coordinated through the GTLA Administrator.

    As an attorney, you have a special gift.  You have a unique set of game-changing skills and training.  You can:

    Stand up for someone who's been wronged

    Educate your client and connect resources

    Negotiate a fair resolution

    Defend against unlawful activities

    Hold parties accountable for their wrongful action

    Dispute unreasonable costs

    Bring peace of mind

    Heal clients, even restoring their belief that someone is on their side

    Change your client's future

    We know you're busy and your practice changes every day.  If you're asked to take a referral and it's not feasible, you can decline at that time.  

    Note:  There is no physical event, this is an on-going registration for our pro bono list.

    • 21 Jul 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Cambria Suites, 255 Munson Ave, Traverse City

    Marketing You & Your Law Firm in the 21st Century 

    Sponsored by the Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association & The Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section, State Bar of Michigan 

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

    Cambria Suites

    255 Munson Ave. U.S. 31, Traverse City



    Program Includes:

    Review of the marketing ethics rules

    Effective marketing strategies used by the 21st century lawyer, both online and off

    Many no/low cost techniques

    A practical case study in maximizing your "brand"

    The benefits of CloudLaw & other useful resources summarized in a handy takeaway format



    • 09 Aug 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • Grand Traverse Resort

    The Negligence Section of the State Bar of Michigan will be hosting its Annual Summer Meeting at the Grand Traverse Resort on Thursday, August 9th at 5:30 p.m. 

    The Section’s summer event travels around the state.  This year, they will be at the Grand Traverse Resort at 5:30 on August 9th for a reception, at which they will present Traverse City’s own Michael Hayes Dettmer with our annual Outstanding Achievement Award.

    The Negligence Section began granting the Outstanding Achievement Award in 2008.  The list of recipients is quite impressive.  It includes Justice Elizabeth Weaver, Dean Robb, Judge Elizabeth Gleicher, Justice Michael Cavanagh, Bill Booth, Bill Mills, Pete Dunlap, Bob Siemion, Fred Dilley, and current State Bar of Michigan President Don Rockwell. 

    This event is free of charge. 

    Please register here

    • 20 Sep 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    More details to come. 

    • 12 Oct 2018
    • 13 Oct 2018
    • The Park Place Hotel, Traverse City

    The State Bar of Michigan Alternative Dispute Resolution Section's 2018 Annual Meeting and ADR Conference, including 8 hours of advanced mediator training, will be Friday, October 12, and Saturday morning, October 13, 2018, at the Park Place Hotel in Traverse City. This will be an exciting learning and networking event featuring Michigan presenters.

    Hotel Registration. Reduced rates based on availability until September 10, 2018. Contact the Park Place Hotel at 231-946-5000 and reference "State Bar of Michigan." Neither the Hotel's website or toll-free number has access to this group information.

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