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Calendar

Council Meetings

    Saturday, October 4, 2014, Amway Hotel, Grand Rapids
    Saturday, November 1, 2014, Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Novi
    Saturday, December 6, 2014, Kellogg Center, East Lansing
    Saturday, January 24, 2015, Kellogg Center, East Lansing
    Saturday, March 7, 2015, Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor
    Saturday, April 11, 2015, Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Novi
    Saturday, May 2, 2015, Amway Hotel, Grand Rapids
    Saturday, June 6, 2015, Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor

    All regular, monthly Council meetings start at 9:30 a.m. and are preceded by a breakfast buffet starting at 9:00 a.m. The Annual Meeting customarily starts at 9:00 a.m., with breakfast buffet at 8:30 a.m. Family Law Section members who are not Council members are welcome at all Council meetings. However, if you know you are going to attend a meeting, kindly send an e-mail in advance so we are sure to have plenty of space and food. If a presenter or member wishes access to audio-video equipment let us know 7 days in advance.


Pre- and Postnuptial Agreements

    Cosponsored with ICLE

    In person and live webcast available. On demand available October 2.

    Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
    Time: 1:30–5:00 p.m.
    Location: Inn at St. John's, Plymouth [Directions]
    Register with ICLE

    Since nearly half of all marriages end in divorce, many clients will benefit from the financial security that can result from a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. Learn from leading practitioners how to draft a sound, enforceable agreement, how to modify the agreement, and how to skillfully litigate marital agreement disputes.


Annual Business Meeting

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

    Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
    Time: 9:00 a.m.–Noon
    Location: DeVos Place, Grand Rapids
    Registration is requested to allow for proper facilities planning. Visit the Bar's Annual Meeting page for more details.

    Elections of Council members and officers followed by a business meeting and program.

    How Family Law Attorneys can Represent Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors Fleeing Violence in their Home Countries

    There are opportunities for Michigan attorneys interested in providing assistance and/or pro bono representation for the urgent humanitarian situation of unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in their home countries.

    Presented by: Veronica Thronson, Associate Clinical Professor and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic at MSU College of Law.


ICLE: Family Law Institute, 13th Annual


Winter Conference 2015

    Dates: January 31–February 7, 2015
    Location: Maroma Resort & Spa, Riviera Mayan, Mexico [website]
    Registration Deadline: July 15, 2014

    Registration Form

    Named "The Top Beach" on the Travel Channel's "World's 10 Best Beaches"

    More Information

    Quite possibly the best kept secret in Mexico, Maroma Resort is a hideaway that is intent on preserving the ecology of its many acres of fine white sand beach and jungle—all the while taking individual service and luxury to unprecedented heights.

    The advanced level seminar is taught by some of Michigan's finest family law attorneys.


Mentor Roundtables

    Kalamazoo
    Date:
    3rd Thursday of the month, at 5:30 p.m.
    Location: Park Club of Kalamazoo, 219 W. South, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    Host: Ross Stancati

    Kent County
    Hosted
    by Randy Velzen
    Date: 2nd Tuesday of the month, at 7:30 a.m.
    Location: Sundance Grill, 40 Pearl St., Grand Rapids

    Oakland County
    Hosted
    by Traci Rink and Amy Yu
    Date: 2nd Wednesday of the month, after motion call
    Location: Panera Bread on Telegraph, north of Square Lake Rd.

 
     

 

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