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SBM Animal Law Symposium

The State Bar of Michigan Animal Law Section will conduct its annual symposium from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010 at the Michigan State University College of Law Castle Boardroom. Symposium speakers will address a number of topics related to current issues in animal law. The purpose of the event is to educate attorneys, but paralegals, law students, and members of the general public are encouraged to attend. Highlights include:

  • Updates on and successes from the Animal Legal Lifeline
  • A look at practical considerations related to litigating animal law disputes and updates on torts related to animal law, by Julie Fershtman, vice president of the SBM Board of Directors
  • A discussion of veterinary malpractice liability in the area of companion animals by Chris Green, vice-chair of the ABA Animal Law Committee
  • A discussion of veterinary malpractice cases and developing and running an animal law practice by Bellingham, Washington-based attorney Adam Karp, who has extensive practice in animal law
  • Thinking about legal rights for wildlife




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