Wayne Region Home Page
Welcome to Wayne! The Wayne County Region provides a source of professional development, support, and networking for lawyers and law students living, working, or just interested in Wayne County. Our membership includes women working in firms of all sizes and as solos, in corporations, nonprofits, academia, the judiciary and government, and outside the traditional practice of law as well.
As a member of the Wayne Region, you will get to meet and learn from impressive, experienced women lawyers and judges.
Please view our event photos on our Facebook page, and like the page, "Women Lawyers Association of Michigan - Wayne Region". If you are a WLAM member, be sure to join the WLAM Group on LinkedIn to access postings with useful information and opportunities.
Please also view our "news & updates" page on this website (under the Regions tab - Wayne - news & updates), for possible posts on past events not referenced below.
February 21, 2014 - Annual Winter Wine Down. WLAM Wayne Region returns its Winter Wine Down to the Plymouth Township area, this time at a new member's home. 6:00 p.m. Please join us, kick off your shoes and relax with a lasagna & salad dinner and socializing as we wait for the polar vortex to blow out of town! Attendance is limited to 40 people but we will form a waiting list. RSVP NOW to Co-chairs Genevieve Delonis, firstname.lastname@example.org, and Celeste Simon, email@example.com. Registration confirmed upon receipt of payment, when event location address will be sent.
March 6, 2014 - Annual "Celebrating Our Diverse Bar". We will again join with 25+ local bar groups for a terrific mixer. This year the event moves to the new Buffalo Wild Wings located on the edge of Greektown. This is the largest BWW in the country and has a terrific space for this event. 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. $15. Stay tuned for registration details because this event usually sells out!
March 22, 2014 - WLAM Wayne & DMBA Barristers Section @ Gleaners Community Food Bank, Detroit. 12:45 - 4:00 p.m. We look forward to returning to Gleaners with our friends in the DMBA's Barristers Section to prepare food boxes for hungry families. This is an easy and fulfilling way to spend a few hours on a Saturday. Please contact event co-chair Nichole Hunter, firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Dan Phillips is co-chair from the Barristers Section, email@example.com. The comradery will continue afterwards at a local watering hole for those interested. Gleaners: 2131 Beaufait, Detroit.
May 2014 - Annual Lunch meeting. Date & details t/b/d.
June 7, 2013 - WLAM Wayne in Race for the Cure. We hope to keep growing the team in this third year! Stay tuned for details. For information now or to get involved early, contact Co-Chairs Deanne Bonner Simpson, firstname.lastname@example.org, and Jennifer Stallings, email@example.com
February 6, 2014 - MentorJet @ Wayne State Law School. 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
February 6, 2014 - Lunch & Learn "Mentors v Sponsors: how sponsors accelerate careers..." with speaker Elizabeth Jolliffe.
December 19, 2013 - WLAM Wayne Region's Holiday Skating Party in the D (No Skating Required!). The weather was perfect for holiday skating followed by dinner at Fountain Bistro. Our festive group photo was featured on the front page of the Detroit Legal News.
November 19, 2013 - Joint event "Painting With a Twist" with the Wayne, Oakland and Macomb regions. Everyone had a good time at Painting With a Twist in Ferndale. Attendees painted their own version of the same painting with tips from a pro and dinner & drinks.
November 7, 2013 - WLAM Wayne Region's Membership Mixer @ Traffic Jam & Snug in Detroit. 42 lawyers, judges & law students, including several new lawyers celebrating their admission to the bar, enjoyed food and fellowship without a formal program.