SBM Young Lawyers Section to Host Sixth Annual Summit


The State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section (YLS) will host its sixth annual Summit June 7-8 at Greektown Casino & Hotel in Detroit.

The Summit is a statewide event designed to foster professional development and establish networking opportunities. It will provide educational seminars, informational programming and social events designed to enhance the skill, knowledge, and understanding young lawyers have of the legal profession. This year the Honorable Dennis W. Archer will serve as the keynote speaker and seminar topics will include criminal law, legal writing, oral advocacy, evidence, depositions, technology, social media and more. The Summit sponsors are: Gold Sponsors: Affinity Consulting Group, Judeh and Associates, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Brooks Kushman, SBM Family Law Section, SBM Insurance & Indemnity Law Section, and the SBM Labor & Employment Law Section; Silver Sponsor: Stevenson Keppelman Associates; Vendors: EPS Settlements Group, Hantz Financial, and SBM Probate & Estate Planning Section

Attendees of the Summit can also join the YLS at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7 to watch the Detroit Tigers take on the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. Tickets must be purchased by May 5 for $30 each.

Prior to April 30, the registration fee for the Summit is $45 for section members and $30 for guests. After April 30, registration goes up to $60 for section members and $45 for guests. Section members get access to seminars, meals and the reception. Guests get access to meals and the reception. Register online. Visit the YLS page for more information about the Summit.

For more information about the Young Lawyers Section, contact Felicia Johnson at or (313) 549-6329.