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WLAM Foundation 2020 Scholarship Application Now Available

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan is happy to announce that 12 scholarships of $3,500 each will be awarded to women law students in the Spring of 2020. There is also the possibility of an additional scholarship that is in the works for which all eligible applicants will be considered. Download Application Each law school […]

Collect Cell Phones for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

WLAM SPONSORING COLLECTION OF USED CELL PHONES TO SUPPORT NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH In honor and support of National Domestic Violence Month, WLAM’s Domestic Violence Committee is sponsoring a cellphone buyback program to raise money for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. All WLAM members are encouraged to inquire into whether their firms or […]

Washtenaw Update September 2019

On June 27, 2019, WLAM Washtenaw and the Washtenaw County Bar Association (WCBA) hosted the annual summer picnic. Everyone enjoyed the good weather and had fun at Gallup Park at this family friendly event. 2019 Grill Masters included, the Honorable Charles Pope, the Honorable J. Cedric Simpson, the Honorable Kirk Tabbey, and the Honorable Karen […]

Western Update September 2019

The Western region held their annual dinner on Wednesday, May 22nd. In addition to board elections, Lindsay Canan received the 2019 Outstanding Member Award. The Women Lawyers v. Judges Charity Softball game was held on June 15th. The Judges won 2-1 in a defensive battle. While sponsorships were down slightly from their all-time high in […]

Great Lakes Bay Update September 2019

We joined the Women in Leadership for a golf outing on July 26th at Twin Oaks Golf Course in Freeland, MI. We had 35 participants, 6 of which were Women Lawyers. We played 9 holes and gathered for a raffle for donated prizes after. A fall event is in the works and more information will […]

Macomb Update September 2019

WLAM- Macomb is hosting a Book Club on September 18, 2019 at 5:30pm. This will be held at Mikes on the Water. The First Book will be: Girl, Wash You Face by Rachel Hollis. The 2nd Annual WLAM Golf Outing will be held at Sycamore Hills on Friday, October 4th at 12:00pm. We have had […]

Wayne Update September 2019

WLAM Wayne is kicking off the new year with our annual Wine and Garden Party, our signature event is hosted by Judge Demetria Brue of the 36th District Court. On Sunday September 22, WLAM Wayne will be hosting a happy hour style brunch at Lady of The House in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. Please join us and […]

Oakland | WBA Update September 2019

The Oakland Region ended the 2018-2019 year strong and kept the momentum going to kick-off the Summer Season. On May 18th, 2019-2020 WBA President Erin Flynn was honored with the 2019 Regeana Myrick Outstanding Young Lawyer Award at the 12th Annual YLS Summit by the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section for her an overwhelming […]

Mid-Michigan Update September 2019

On June 27, 2019, the Mid-Michigan Region hosted our Annual Dinner. The event theme was ‘Celebrating the Achievements of Women Lawyers 2018’ focused on those in our region. While the theme was inspired by the accomplishments we were witnessing among members, it encouraged an amazing turnout of both those recognized and their supporters. Each of […]

Spartan Lawyer cover story highlights two past WLAM Presidents

Michigan State University’s College of Law recently released the Summer 2019 issue of the Law College’s alumni magazine, Spartan Lawyer, with the cover story (“In Her Own Words: An Incomplete History of Women at the Law College”) highlighting their alumnae who have shaped the history and are influencing the future of the legal profession. The […]