Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan

September 2, 2022
Volume 20, Issue 35

The State Bar of Michigan will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day.

In the Capitol

The House and Senate will be in session next on Wednesday, September 7.
House Session Schedule
Senate Session Schedule

At the Bar

September 16 Board of Commissioners Public Policy Agenda
The SBM Board of Commissioners will be considering several public policy items at its September 2 meeting. The public policy agenda can be reviewed online. Members of the State Bar are invited to submit comments to the Board of Commissioners on any of the items on the agenda. All comments received before the meeting will be shared with the Board.

September 17 Representative Assembly Agenda
The Representative Assembly will be meeting on Saturday, September 17, 2022. 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.


Attorney and law student virtual support groups begin in October
The State Bar of Michigan is offering two virtual support groups starting next month.

SBM partners with all five Michigan law schools in mentoring program
The State Bar of Michigan is now offering mentoring to students at all five law schools in Michigan as part of a new Face of Justice program.

Update your address and sign up for text alerts
All attorneys in Michigan are required to renew their licenses annually.

SBM partners with UPS, Lenovo to offer member discounts
The State Bar of Michigan has partnered with UPS and Lenovo, both of which are offering discounts to Michigan attorneys.

Michigan Legal Milestone Celebration Reception
Please join us for a celebration of Public Act 109 of 1857, introduced by State Senator Gilbert Moyers from Allegan County.

Inaugural & Awards Luncheon set for Sept. 16, 2022
Register now to attend the SBM officer swearing-in ceremony and awards luncheon.

Honoring attorneys with 50 years of service
Celebration set for inductees from 1970, 1971, and 1972.

Links of Interest

SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Public Acts
Michigan Supreme Court
Michigan Legislature
MCL Search Engines