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Admission Ceremonies for Local Bar Associations and Law School


Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

    Date: Thursday, November 9, 2006
    Time: 12:30–2:30 p.m.
    Location: Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 13th Floor Auditorium
    Filing Deadline: Friday, November 3, at 4 p.m.
    Contact: Angela English,

    Present your bar examination notification letter, along with a $25 filing fee (cash or money order only), to the Wayne County Clerk's Office in Room 201 of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, phone (313) 224-0725 with questions regarding this process

Genesee County Bar Association

    Date/Time: Thursday, November 9, 2006, at 2:00 p.m.
    Location: Genesee County Circuit Court, 900 S. Saginaw St., Room 303, Flint
    Hon. Richard B. Yuille's courtroom
    Contact: Ramona Sain, executive director GCBA, (810) 232-6012,

Grand Rapids Bar Association

    Date/Time: Friday, November 17, 2006, 3:30 p.m.
    Loosemore Auditorium, DeVos Center, Robert C. Pew Campus of Grand Valley State University, 401 W. Fulton, Grand Rapids
    Filing Deadline: November 14, 2006
    Contact: Debbie Kurtz, Grand Rapids Bar Association, (616) 454-5550 or

Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association

    Date/Time: Scheduled individually
    Contact: Carol, Thirteenth Circuit Court Administrator's office, (231) 922-4706

Ingham County Bar Association

    Date: Monday, November 6, 2006
    Time: 5 p.m.
    Location: Thomas M. Cooley Law School Auditorium, 6th Floor of the Cooley Temple/Classroom Building, Lansing.
    Filing Deadline: Thursday, November 2, 2006 by 4 p.m. with the Ingham County Circuit Court Clerk's office located on the 1st Floor of Veterans Memorial Courthouse, 313 West Kalamazoo St., Lansing
    Contact: Court Clerk at (517) 483-6504 or (517) 483-6508

Macomb County Bar Association

    Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2006
    3 p.m.
    Location: Macomb County Circuit Court, 40 N. Main St., Mt. Clemens
    Chief Judge Antonio Viviano's Courtroom, 2nd floor
    Filing Deadline: Monday, November 6 at 5:00 p.m. Upon registration, you will receive a filing packet with complete instructions. The MCBA will accommodate late sign ups. All passers are welcome to participate.
    Contact: Nicole Fournier, Macomb County Bar Association Membership Services Representative at (586) 468-2940 to register.

    Please note that the MCBA and the Macomb County Circuit Court will be closed on Tuesday, November 7 (election day). Please feel free to leave a message and your call will be returned the morning of November 8.

MSU College of Law

    Date/Time: Thursday, November 16, 2006, 6:00 p.m.
    Location: Haley Moot Court Room
    Oath to be administered by Justice Stephen J. Markman
    Contact: MSU Alumni Office for instructions 517-432-6840

    All passers are welcome to participate in this ceremony; you need not be an alumnus of MSU College of Law.

Oakland County Bar Association

    Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2006
    Time: 11:30 a.m.
    Location: 6th Circuit Court, Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Pontiac
    Filing Deadline: November 14, 2006
    Contact: Georgia Buckley, Assistant Executive Director, (248) 334-3400

    All Oakland County new admittees whose name is on the passing list will be mailed a packet of information and registration instructions the first week of November.

Saginaw County Bar Association

    Date/Time: Scheduled individually
    Contact: Kelli Scorsone, Executive Director, (989) 790-8488

Washtenaw County Bar Association

    Date/Time: November 17, 2006
    Location: Washtenaw County Courthouse, 101 E. Huron, Ann Arbor, Courtroom No. 9
    Filing Deadline: Tuesday, November 14, 2006
    Contact: Judy Van Amburg, Executive Director, (734) 994-4912

Admission to Federal Courts

    Federal Bar Association–Eastern District

      Date/Time: Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 4:15 p.m.
      Location: Theodore Levin United States Courthouse, 231 W. Lafayette Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48226
      Contact: Brian Figot, Executive Director, (313) 234-5005

    Federal Bar Association–Western District

      The admission ceremony for the Western District Court occurs at the same time and place as the ceremony sponsored by the Grand Rapids Bar Association.



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