Business Law Section: Business Boot Camp 1: Basic Training for Every Business Lawyer—Grand Rapids

Thursday, November 03, 2016
All Day
Location: Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave, Grand Rapids

Individual Registration
November 3-4, 2016 online or mail form pre-register by September 30 and SAVE $20.

Law Student Registration: $80
Must register by mail form to receive this rate.

Firm Registration (up to 15 participants): online or mail form

Required for all firm registrations—please e-mail Daniel Minkus with a list of attendees which includes name, e-mail address and session to be attended.

Are You Ready for Business?

This award-winning, two-day program will help you:

  • Develop confidence, attract clients, and impress partners
  • Meet the lawyers doing the deals you want to do
  • Learn the secrets of Michigan’s most successful business practitioners—our faculty describes the work they do day in and day out
  • Take home time-tested, proven forms and explanatory materials you can put to use immediately
  • Two Dates, Two Locations!
    November 3-4 in Grand Rapids
    January 30-31 in Plymouth

    Basic Training for Every Business Lawyer

    Business practice is varied and complex. Your success requires broad knowledge, the right tools, and knowing the right people. Sign up for the award-winning course that has given hundreds of Michigan business lawyers an advantage. Learn the ropes from experts at Michigan’s top firms. Take home practical tools you can put to use immediately. In just two days you will receive grounding in eight key areas of business practice with guidance from the leaders who handle them every day.

    Choice of Entity
    Jeffrey S. Ammon (Miller Johnson), William Kingsley (UHY Advisors)
    factors to consider • nuts &bolts • tax considerations • practical advice to clients

    Forming an LLC Including Operating Agreements
    Daniel H. Minkus (Clark Hill PLC)
    formation • drafting • capital structure • management • tax

    Shareholder Buy/Sell and Voting Agreements
    Justin G. Klimko (Butzel Long PC)
    whom do you represent? • funding • transfer restrictions • ethical considerations

    Commercial Loan Transactions
    Colleen M. Shevnock (Dickinson Wright PLLC)
    loan documents • Article 9 issues

    Business Valuations and Appraisals
    Jeffrey M. Risius (Stout Risius Ross)
    how to work most effectively with business valuation professionals • understanding alternative methods of valuation • how to critically review a valuation report • perils & pitfalls

    Effective Employment Agreements and Employment Law
    Jeffrey J. Fraser (Miller Johnson)
    best practices • termination & severance issues • employment issues generally

    Supply Agreements
    Daniel W. Linna Jr. (Michigan State University College of Law), Tricia A. Sherick (Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP)
    terms & provisions in sales contracts • understanding Article 2 • provisions in commercial transactions

    Insurance & Coverage Issues
    Michelle T. Czapski (Bodman PLC), Jay Sawmiller (Johnston Lewis Associates, Inc.)
    understanding different types of policies • recognizing different types of coverage • subrogation & indemnity issues

    Directors of Training

    West Michigan—Grand Rapids

    Jeffrey S. Ammon
    Miller Johnson
    Grand Rapids

    Metro Detroit—Plymouth

    Timothy R. Damschroder
    Bodman LLP
    Ann Arbor

    Daniel H. Minkus
    Clark Hill PLC

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