Of Interest

SBM Board seeks applicants for agency vacancies


Michigan Bar Journal


The State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners is seeking for persons interested in filling the following agency vacancies:

Institute of Continuing Legal Education Executive Committee
One vacancy for a four-year term beginning Oct. 1, 2023. Committee members assist with the development and approval of ICLE education policies; formulate and promulgate necessary rules and regulations for the administration and coordination of the institute’s work; review and approve the annual budget and activities contemplated to support the budget; and promote ICLE activities whenever possible. The board meets three times a year, usually in February, June, and October.

Michigan Indian Legal Services Board of Trustees
Two vacancies for three-year terms beginning Oct. 1, 2023. MILS bylaws require that a majority of the board be American Indians. The board sets policy for a legal staff that provides specialized Indian law services to Indian communities statewide. The board hires an executive director. The board is responsible for operating the corporation in compliance with applicable law and grant requirements. Board members should have an understanding and appreciation for the unique legal problems faced by American Indians. Board members are responsible for setting priorities for the allocation of the scarce resources of the program. The board is accountable to its funding sources. The board meets on Saturdays in Traverse City on a minimum quarterly basis.

The deadline for responses for the ICLE and MILS vacancies is WEDNESDAY, JULY 5.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Applicants should submit a resume and a letter outlining their background and nature of interest in the position via email to Marge Bossenbery at mbossenbery@michbar.org. Please DO NOT send via U.S. mail.