WLAM Annual Meeting - Grand Rapids
Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
94th Annual Meeting
April 26-27, 2012 Register before April 15th to avoid late fees!
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Thursday, April 26 - Member Reception, 5:30 p.m. at Davenport University, 45 Ottawa Ave. NW, Grand Rapids
Friday, April 27 - Annual Meeting,Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Gerald R. Ford Museum
8:30 Registration Opens and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Welcome WLAM Members: Mayor George Heartwell
9:15 Movie Re: President Ford
9:45 Keynote Speaker Susan Ford Bales
10:30 - 11:30 Tour of Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
Noon - 1:30 Luncheon
Presidential Sponsor Address - Marilyn Lankfer, Varnum Law
Swearing in of 2012 - 2013 Board
1:30 - 2:20 Family Medical Leave Act - What You Need to Know
2:20 - 2:35 Break
2:35 - 3:00 Legislative Update
3:00 - 4:30 Judges Panel Discussion
Judge Janet Neff, Western District Federal Court
Judge Jane Beckering, Michigan Court of Appeals
Judge Sara Smolenski , 61st District Court
Judge Patricia Gardner, 17th Judicial Circuit Court
Rooms are blocked at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel for Thursday, April 26, 2012 and Friday, April 27, 2012 at
a rate of $129.00 per night plus tax. Rooms will be held until March 27, 2012. Please indicate that you are a
WLAM attendee to receive the discounted rate.