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The State Bar of Michigan:

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General Practice—Solo & Small Firm Section

Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section

Business Law Section

Practice Management Resource Center

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Vendor Presentations
This year, attendees will have an opportunity to hear directly from vendors about current trends in the industry. Presentations may include demonstrations of the hottest new products and technologies, as well as new strategies that will impact the way you do business. Don't miss this great new feature!

  • Thursday | 11:30 a.m.–Noon
    Greenview Data, Inc.
    E-mail security for attorneys. Securing e-mail communications to protect client confidentiality and preserve business records is critical to a law practice. Greenview Data, a Michigan-based software provider, will showcase its affordable, easy, and compliant e-mail encryption and archiving as part of its line of secure and flexible business e-mail services.

  • Thursday | 9:00–10:00 a.m.; repeated Friday | 9:00–10:00 a.m.
    Casemaker Training
    Casemaker, provided at no cost to you as a member of the State Bar of Michigan, will save you hundreds of dollars every month on legal research. You will learn basic navigation, search functions, and even how to create and organize your personal research folders. If you've never tried this cost-saving FREE legal research tool, stop by and check out the presentation!

  • Thursday | 10:30–11:00 a.m.
    Veracity Payment Solutions and Fan CONNECT
    Let us show you how to utilize innovative mobile marketing solutions to raise the bar for your practice! You will learn how to engage clients, promote your business, send special offers, and follow up with clients in a matter of seconds. Fan CONNECT is a new mobile marketing solution our endorsed credit card processing partner Veracity Payment Solutions (formerly Midwest Transaction Group—MTG). State Bar members get a FREE Fan CONNECT account up to 50 contacts.

  • Thursday | 3:00–4:00 p.m.; repeated at 4:00–5:00 p.m.
    Law and the Media Committee—Dealing with the Media
    This seminar will feature a panel discussion of attorneys with media experience, including Pulitzer Prize-winning former journalist Eric Freedman, now an attorney and a Michigan State University professor. The panel will discuss how to respond to media inquiries, what "off the record" and "on background" mean, and interacting with the press in a manner consistent with Michigan's Rules of Professional Conduct.

  • Friday | 10:00–11:00 a.m.
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    Learn how the Affordable Care Act will affect you. Health care reform continues to evolve and will have far reaching implications for both small and large businesses. The Affordable Care Act mandates numerous employer responsibilities and will reshape the way health insurance is purchased. Alisa Bennett, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan manager and subject matter expert on health care reform, will present the current state of health care reform in Michigan and discuss impacts for employer groups moving forward.

 

Sponsors

ALPS

Greenview Data

Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network

Paul Goebel Group

ProAssurance

Value Services

Exhibitors

ALPS

AVIS Budget Group

Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company

Barry Grant CPA, PC

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Casemaker

Chalgian & Tripp Law

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

CLIO

D4 LLC

e-Typists, Inc.

General Shredding

Great Lakes Professional Investigations, LLC

Greenview Data, Inc.

Institute of Continuing Legal Education

InterActive Legal

Legal Eagle Copy Service, LLC

LegalEase Solutions LLC

Liberty Mutual

Master Lawyers Section

Member Insurance Solutions

Men's Wearhouse

Michigan Council of Professional Investigators

Michigan Lawyers Weekly

NALS

Paul Goebel Group

ProAssurance Companies

RD Legal Funding

SpeakWrite

StanCorp Investment Advisers

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

UPS

VanBelkum Voice & Data

VarTec, LLC

Veracity

vLawyer

Volunteer Energy

Woodward One Media

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

as of September 11, 2013

 

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