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Read the August 2014 News Blast

Declaration of Candidacy

    The deadline submission for the Declaration of Candidacy is extended through July 31, 2014, for the following positions on Council:

    • Chair-Elect 3 year term: (1 year Chair-Elect, 1 year Chair, 1 year Ex-Officio)
    • 3 Members of the Council 2 year term
    • Secretary 2 year term
    • Treasurer 2 year term

    Declarations for service on all committees are also being accepted and encouraged. You do not need to run for office to serve on a committee.

    Please submit to:

Annual Business Meeting

    This event is offered in conjunction with the Bar's Annual Meeting

    Date: Friday, September 19, 2014
    Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m.
    Location: DeVos Place, Grand Rapids
    Registration is requested to allow for proper facilities planning. Visit the Bar's Annual Meeting page for more details.

Metro Detroit Meet & Greet

    Professional Standards Presentation & Discussion
    By Danon Goodrum-Garland, Professional Standards Investigative Counsel, SBMD. Goodrum-Garland

    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location: The Maple Room, The MET Hotel, 5500 Crooks Road, Troy, MI 48098, 248.646.7900,
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    RSVP: Piper Smith, chair,
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    Retired Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Fred M. Mester recently attended State Bar of Michigan Paralegal/Legal Assistant Section Meet & Greet at Black Finn in Royal Oak on 3/7/14. (Pictured with Judge Mester are his prior paralegal students.)

Governor Snyder Declares May 2 Paralegal and Legal Assistant Day

    On Law Day, Governor Snyder issued a proclamation that May 2, 2014, is Paralegal and Legal Assistant Day.



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