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UMLI 2022


Register Here for UMLI 2022The Upper Michigan Legal Institute (UMLI) is hosted by State Bar of Michigan
in partnership with the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, to provide legal education to  Michigan attorneys. Located at the Grand Hotel on beautiful Mackinac Island, the UMLI is open to all State Bar of Michigan members. UMLI will provide you with information you need to stay up-to-date on emerging legal issues. You can choose from sessions on navigating Michigan’s still evolving no-fault law, criminal law updates, and how to use technology to increase revenue and decrease stress. Topics also include UMLI mainstays such as family law, probate & estate planning, and real property law updates.

“Relevant, a year of research overnight”

Headshot of Hon. Bridget M. McCormack  

Keynote Speaker:
Chief Justice Bridget M. McCormack

Be sure not to miss the joint UMLI and Bar Leadership Forum keynote presentation by Chief Justice Bridget M. McCormack. Her presentation will focus on the lessons learned from COVID and the role of technology within the judicial system. She is just one of more than a dozen speakers you will get a chance to hear from and learn from at UMLI. Check out the bios of all our speakers here.

Early bird special

Register by May 20, 2022 to save!

This year we are offering a special rate of $149 for those who register before May 20, 2022. That’s a 25 percent savings off the regular rate of $199. Remember: If you plan to stay at the Grand Hotel, the deadline to book your room at a special UMLI rate is May 10, 2022. For more information, see our hotel information here.

Final registration for UMLI is June 4, 2022! On-site registration is permitted, but not encouraged.

Why choose UMLI

Here are just a few of the comments we received from recent UMLI attendees:


"The knowledge obtained from the UMLI is
just as expansive and important to your practice
as the Mighty Mac is to Michigan."

 David B. Kortering, Muskegon

"It was fun and educational."
Philip Toutant, Marquette

"A stand-alone deep dive
into all core practice areas"

James J. Harrington III, Novi

"Plenty of great information
in a short period of time."

Joseph C. Fisher, Traverse City

"Fast paced multi-topic seminar
in great environment."

Timothy Williams, Mason

"This is a great program. We look forward
to it every year!"

Lillian Hughes, Rose City

Register Here for UMLI 2022