State Bar of Michigan
home member area contact us

criminal law section

 print this page

for members
SBM general information

member directory

admissions, ethics, and

diversity & inclusion

justice initiatives

member services

practice management
   resource center

public policy resource

publications and

research and links

sections & committees

ethics for members
ethics developments
ethics opinions
TAON (trust accounts)

from the courts
opinion searching
virtual court

for the public
public resources
media resources

giving opportunities
a lawyer helps
access to justice


Council Meetings

    The Council's next meeting will take place on December 9, a week earlier than originally scheduled. It will be held in the main dining room at Copper, the restaurant at Walnut Hills Country Club, located at 2874 Lake Lansing Road (east of US-127). Social hour begins at 6:00 p.m., with dinner and the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting schedule for the remainder of the term is:

    January 20
    February 17*
    March 17
    April 21
    May 19
    June 16

    *February's meeting will be held at the Mid-Winter Conference at Shanty Creek.

Winter Ski Conference

    Save the date! President's Day Weekend: February 14-16, 2015

    Date: February 14-16, 2015
    Location: Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire

    On Saturday, Tim Baughman will kick off the conference with his discussion of last year's high-impact court decisions. On Sunday, Steve Fishman will discuss his work in the case of People v. Joseph Weekley.

    For members who want to attend the conference for a single day, additional sessions will be offered on Sunday. The detailed agenda will be posted in future newsletters and on our website. The special hotel rates are enclosed on the following page.

    For questions, contact Steve Taratuta: or (313) 224-5770.