Great Lakes Legal Conference 2023

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The State Bar of Michigan is set to host this summer's 2023 Great Lakes Legal Conference combining the best of the Bar Leadership Forum and the Upper Michigan Legal Institute. The event will take place June 9-10, 2023, at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.

The 2023 Great Lakes Legal Conference is open to all State Bar of Michigan members and will be packed with information on emerging legal issues, leadership development, and practice management. There are multiple learning tracks, and attendees can mix and match which sessions they take from any of the tracks. Plus, this is the perfect opportunity to mingle with Michigan's legal leadership, build new connections, and learn from experts. 

“Gives you access to lawyers and leaders.
It is well worth the investment of time and money.”

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Keynote Speaker:
Joan W. Howarth

The conference will kick off on Friday with keynote speaker Joan W. Howarth on “Shaping Our Profession’s Inclusive & Client-Centered Future.” Howarth is dean emerita of Michigan State University’s College of Law and distinguished visiting professor at University of Nevada-Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law.

Want to get a signed copy of Howarth's book, "Shaping the Bar: The Future of Attorney Licensing”? Order your copy today here and use the discount code HOWARTH20! to save 20% and bring your copy with you to have it signed. Copies will not be available on-site for purchase.

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Final registration for $225 is June 9, 2023! On-site registration is permitted but not encouraged.

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"Always a wonderful experience with an amazingly talented group of people.  I left with increased knowledge, connections to new attorneys, and valuable insight on methods to improve my local bar association participation and involvement."
Hannah L. Goodman, Iron County Bar Association

"Professional law updates, from smart speakers, at the Grand."
Brendan Sanger

"As a first-time attendee, I enjoyed meeting new people, collaborating with other section leaders, and learning more about the resources at my fingertips — already looking forward to the next time!"
 Silvia Alexandria Mansoor, Young Lawyers Section