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.
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
255 Munson Ave. U.S. 31, Traverse City
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST PROVIDED
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
SPEAKERS: ROBERT AICHER, REBECCA SIMKINS NOWAK, KATHRYN OSSIAN, JOHN REED, & VINCE ROMANO
**PLEASE REGISTER BY JULY 17TH**
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.
More details to come.
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.