The Continuing Legal Education Committee is pleased to announce its thirty-ninth season of "Homeward Bound" seminars. This season's series is under the direction of Stephen R. Estey of Dykema in Bloomfield Hills. The Section will be working with ICLE in producing the 2014-2015 Homeward Bound series. If you belong to the ICLE Partnership, there will be no separate charge for attending the seminars. Section members who are not ICLE Partners will still be able to sign up for any or all Homeward Bound programs at the low Section price of $85 per seminar.
2014-2015 Homeward Bound Series
Time: 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Cost: $85 for Section members, $95 general admission, $45 new lawyers (0-3 years)
Registration is available through ICLE
Energy—Michigan's New Era
Date: November 6, 2014 | 2:00-5:00 p.m. | Inn at St. John's, Plymouth or by webcast
Shaun M. Johnson, Dykema, Lansing
Jean K. D'Anna, ITC Holdings Corp., Novi
R. Craig Hupp, Bodman, PLC, Detroit
Kristin M. Smith, SEMCO Energy Gas Company, Port Huron
This program will review current developments in the energy arena within the State of Michigan, including regulatory requirements, environmental issues, and legislative updates.
Eminent Domain—Practice and Pitfalls
Date: December 4, 2014 | 2:00-5:00 p.m. | Inn at St. John's, Plymouth or by webcast
Moderator: Douglas J. Fryer, Dykema, Bloomfield Hills
Mischa M. Boardman, Zausmer Kaufman August & Caldwell PC, Farmington Hills
H. Adam Cohen, Steinhardt Pesick & Cohen PC, Birmingham
Darius W. Dynkowski, Ackerman Ackerman & Dynkowski PC, Bloomfield Hills
Review current caselaw developments in the eminent domain arena, both within the State of Michigan and nationally. Plus, get best practices and evaluate practical difficulties and pitfalls that arise in the context of eminent domain proceedings.
Date: April 30, 2015 | 2:00-5:00 p.m. | Atheneum Suite Hotel, Detroit [Directions]
Hear about initiatives aimed at fueling the recovery of the City of Detroit and its surrounding region with a particular emphasis on the legal and practical components necessary to aid in the recovery.
Moderator: David Blaszkiewicz, Invest Detroit, Detroit
Jeffrey S. Aronoff, D:hive, Detroit
Susan Mosey, Midtown Detroit Inc., Detroit
Ned Staebler, Wayne State University, Detroit
On Demand Webcast from ICLE
Land Use & Zoning—Issues for the Comeback
On demand available February 26, 2015.
Review various developments in land use and zoning, including recently enacted legislation, caselaw development, and planning considerations.
Moderator: Stephen R. Etsey, Dykema, Bloomfield Hills
Richard D. Rattner, Williams, Williams, Rattner & Plunkett, P.C.
David E. Pierson, McClelland & Anderson LLP, Lansing
Bradley K. Strader, LSL Planning, Royal Oak
Homeward Bound Archive
To download materials from any of the 2000-2013 Homeward Bound series at no charge, or for information regarding purchasing previous years' materials, click here.