Meeting Rooms

Schedule a Meeting at the State Bar of Michigan

The State Bar of Michigan offers a variety of meeting space to accommodate various size groups with the latest in technology. Advance reservations are required to ensure that the meeting space is available. The use of meeting rooms is governed by the Building Use Policy which may require a Building Use Agreement. Usage fees may apply.

To schedule a meeting at the State Bar of Michigan, please contact Doreen Dobias at, (517) 346-6314, or toll free at (800) 968-1442 x 6314.

Meeting Room Configurations

Below are the capacities and configurations for each room. There are 3 basic types of room configurations: conference style, classroom style, and theater style. Conference style is an open square of tables and chairs. Classroom style is tables and chairs placed in rows all facing one way. Theater style is rows of chairs with no tables.

SBM Bachmann Atrium

Milton E. Bachmann Atrium

  • Used for receptions
  • Up to 75 people
  • Various configurations available
SBM Boardroom

Board Room

  • 32 seats at the table, with additional rows of seating along the walls
  • Restricted use for approved functions
SBM Hudson Room

Roberts P. Hudson Room

  • Conference style—20–24 people
SBM Library

Prentiss M. Brown Library

  • Conference style—8 people

Room 1

SBM Meeting Rooms

SBM Meeting Rooms


Meeting Rooms 1, 2, 3

Room 1 or 3:

  • Conference style—12–15 people
  • Classroom style—12 people
  • Theater style—15 people

Room 2:

  • Conference style—24 people (with no audio/visual)
  • Classroom style—24 people (with TV/VCR)
  • Theater style—40–50 people

Rooms 1 and 2 combined:

  • Conference style—40 people
  • Classroom style—35 people
  • Theater style—65 people

SBM Kitchen


  • Sink and refrigerator
  • Used for catering
SBM Training Room  

Training Room

  • 12 people
  • Restricted use for approved functions

Meeting Room Equipment

  • Pull down screens in all rooms except the Library, which can use a portable screen
  • 3 LCD projectors: 1 in the Boardroom which is permanent
  • 3 TV/DVD players
  • 1 Lapel microphone
  • 1 Laser pointer
  • Conference phones for each meeting room
  • Flip charts with markers
  • White boards with markers
  • Complimentary WI-FI wireless Internet access
  • Teleconferencing either alone or simultaneously with Internet access
  • Web telecast service available through APC