Notice of Two Council Vacancies
On Saturday June 1, 2013, the Family Law Section shall conduct its June meeting at Double Tree, 42100 Crescent Blvd., Novi [map]. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m.
In accordance with the Family Law Section Bylaws, two council vacancies will be filled during a special election of Council members occurring at this meeting.
- An unexpired term ending September 2013
- An unexpired term ending September 2015
Please note, that the members who are seated in these positions will hold them until the annual meeting in Lansing on September 19, 2013, and must run in the general election to retain the seats.
Date: July 18-21, 2013
Location: Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island
Register: online or mail/fax form PDF
Program schedule and hotel details
Outstanding CLE presentations on Friday and Saturday mornings, in a spectacular Northern Michigan setting!
Call today for reservations (800) 833-7711. To get the best available rooms at discounted conference rates, mention the State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section. To get the group rates, you must reserve your room by June 4.
Why Domestic Violence Victims Don't Leave
Leslie Morgan Steiner was in "crazy love"—that is, madly in love with a man who routinely abused her and threatened her life. Steiner tells the dark story of her relationship, correcting misconceptions many people hold about victims of domestic violence, and explaining how we can all help break the silence. Leslie Morgan Steiner is a writer and outspoken advocate for survivors of domestic violence—which includes herself. View the 16 minute video.
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Why Join the Section? PDF by Liisa R. Speaker
There are many intricacies of family law that require an attorney who knows his way around the court room, the referee’s office, the family law statutes, the court rules, and case law. Attorneys who practice any amount of family law should join the SBM Family Law Section. [Read the Full Article PDF]
Section Membership Application PDF
Calendar of Section Meetings & Events