Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan

August 23, 2021
Volume 19, Issue 34

At the Capitol

House Session Schedule
Senate Session Schedule

Legislation Introduced
Recently, bills were introduced in the following areas of law:

At the Court

Ravynne Gilmore Named Court Relations Program Coordinator

Statement from COA Chief Judge Christopher Murray on the Passing of COA Judge Karen Fort Hood

Statement from Chief Justice Bridget McCormack on the Passing of Court of Appeals Judge Karen Fort Hood

ADM File No. 2021-37: Adoption of Administrative Order No. 2021-4 (Amendment of Election Procedure for New Court of Appeals Member of the Judicial Tenure Commission)
Issued: 8/23/21
Effective: Immediately

At the Bar

September 18 Representative Assembly Agenda
The Representative Assembly will be meeting on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The agenda is posted online. Members of the State Bar are invited to submit comments to Representative Assembly on the public policy items on the agenda, which are listed below:

SCAO's Draft Reports Deadline Extended
Don’t miss this opportunity to help shape decisions that could affect the judiciary for a generation or more. The new deadline for comment is September 3.

New ABA President Reginald M. Turner
Through a lifetime of work dedicated to fairness & equity, former SBM President Reginald M. Turner rises to the top as new president of the American Bar Association.

PMRC Virtual Webinar - Effective & Affordable Digital Legal Marketing
This virtual seminar will explore the most effective and affordable ways lawyers are using technology to earn clients. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Links of Interest

SBM Public Policy Resource Center
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