Annual Business Meeting and Program
This event is offered in conjunction with the Bar's Annual Meeting
Date: Friday, September 20, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location: Lansing Center, Lansing
Registration is requested to allow for proper facilities planning. Visit the Bar's Annual Meeting page for more details.
Nominating Committee Posts Slate of Candidates for 2013-2014
The Nominating Committee has reported the following slate of officers and council members that will be running for election at the Section’s annual meeting:
Chair—Mary Ellen Crusoe Byrne
Chair-Elect—James H. Loree
Secretary—Miles C. Gerberding
Treasurer—Cynthia L.M. Johnson
Council Member—J. David Kerr (term expiring 9/30/2016)
Council Member—Richard F. Fellrath (term expiring 9/30/2016)
Council Member—Jerome D. Frank (term expiring 9/30/2015)
Council Member—George S. Lilly (term expiring 9/30/2016)
Transitioning to Working Less: Toward a Graceful Retirement
Many attorneys derive great satisfaction and self esteem from the practice of law and are hesitant to retire. Panelists will discuss the psychological, biological, and financial transitions that occur as legal professionals grow older. The various processes of change will be described and strategies to smooth the transition will be shared.
Cynthia L. Johnson, Couzens Lansky Fealk Ellis Roeder & Lazar PC, Detroit
Ruthmarie Shea, Ruthmarie Shea Esq., Rochester
Tish Vincent, Program Administrator, State Bar of Michigan Lawyers & Judges Assistance Program, Lansing
Council Members Sought
The Section will vote to fill openings on its Council at its Annual Business Meeting on Friday, September 21, 2012. Members of the Section who are interested in running for an at-large position on the Council should communicate that interest to the Nominations Committee by sending an e-mail expressing that interest and describing any pertinent qualifications to: email@example.com