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POWER ACT PANEL PRESENTATION and DISCUSSION

September 4 @ 6:00 pm

Please join us for the 2019 POWER ACT PANEL PRESENTATION and DISCUSSION to share information and encourage pro bono representation for victims of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in Metro Detroit and surrounding counties. Participants will include representatives from Interim House, Lakeshore Legal Aid and members of the judicial community. Wayne County

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Committee Co-Chair and Executive Board Meeting

September 11 @ 12:00 pm

This is a meeting of the FBA Executive Board and Committee Co-Chairs beginning at noon in Room 115 of the Levin Courthouse (near the Fort St. entrance). Committee Co-Chairs are invited (and encouraged) to attend including any member of our chapter as this meeting is open to our general membership.  We would love for any

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LEGAL ETHICS SEMINAR

September 25 @ 8:00 am

The FBA Legal Ethics Committee invites you to attend a lunch seminar on September 25 to discuss important ethical concerns that all attorneys may come across in their practices, including among other topics inherent risks of improper IOLTA account use; how to identify and address potential client conflicts; and how to avoid ethical pitfalls when

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FBA Chapter Officers Meeting

October 9 @ 12:00 pm

This meeting is for the current officers of our chapter of the FBA.

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2019 JUDICIAL FAMILY REUNION

October 17 @ 5:30 pm

One of the best Chapter events of the year for current and former federal law clerks of the Eastern District of Michigan.  Graciously hosted by: Honigman and sponsored by: Bush Seyferth & Paige Darrow Musafa Dickinson Wright Foley & Lardner Jones Day Howard and Howard Miller Canfield   You must register to attend – click

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2019 State of the Court Luncheon

October 23 @ 11:30 am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  CHIEF JUDGE DENISE PAGE HOOD CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION Location: TBD The Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will kick off its annual Luncheon Program on Friday, October 23rd, at a location yet to be determined The reception will begin at 11:30 a.m., with luncheon following at 12:00

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Local Roundtable Discussions Among Federal Bench, Bar, and Law Students

October 24 @ 4:00 pm

As part of its efforts to foster diversity in the bankruptcy bench and bar, the Judicial Conference of the United States Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System presents: Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who, Me? A Bankruptcy Judge? Interested lawyers and law students will be invited to participate in roundtable discussions with local

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Committee Co-Chair and Executive Board Meeting

November 13 @ 12:00 pm

This is a meeting of the FBA Executive Board and Committee Co-Chairs beginning at noon in Room 115 of the Levin Courthouse (near the Fort St. entrance). Committee Co-Chairs are invited (and encouraged) to attend including any member of our chapter as this meeting is open to our general membership.  We would love for any

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Edward H. Rakow Luncheon with the Barbara J. Rom Award and Historical Society Presentation

November 20 @ 11:30 am

We invite you to the annual Edward H. Rakow Luncheon with the Barbara J. Rom Award and Historical Society Presentation The Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will host its second luncheon in our annual Luncheon Series with the Rom/Rakow luncheon. Cost: FBA Members — $45; Non-members — $60; Law Clerks

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2019 NEW LAWYER SEMINAR (TUES-WEDS)

December 3

Seminar for New Lawyers: Navigating Your Way in State & Federal Court. Please join us for the 44rd Annual New Lawyer Seminar where you will receive practice tips and real-world advice about law, procedure and strategy from Michigan’s top lawyers and judges. Cost for this TWO DAY seminar is only $140  (Please note:  No refunds

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