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Washtenaw Update November 2018

Recent events: WLAM, Washtenaw was one of the sponsors for the 27th Annual Bias Awareness and Inclusion Strolling Reception on October 18, 2018 at Weber’s Inn, Ann Arbor. WLAM, Washtenaw recently participated in the Purple Run to benefit Safe House.  WLAM, Washtenaw was one of the sponsors. Upcoming events include:  Moms-in-Law  Brown Bag Lunch hosted […]

Michigan’s Pink Wave

On Tuesday, women made history across our great state and throughout the country, as 2018 proved to be the “Year of the Woman.” For the first time ever, women won every statewide race in Michigan, including Governor Gretchen Whitmer, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Attorney General Dana Nessel, Secretary of State Joselyn Benson, and Supreme Court […]

WLAM announces first documentary screening!

WLAM is excited to announce the first screening of the documentary created in conjunction with our organization’s 100th Anniversary! The evening will begin with a celebration of WLAM’s centennial anniversary, showcasing a documentary highlighting the organization’s history.  The screening will be followed by a moderated panel discussion tacking current barriers faced by female attorneys and how […]

Great Lakes Bay Update October 2018

On September 6th the GLBR co-hosted “Launching Legal Leaders Sunset Sail” with the State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section. The sail was out of Bay City on the Appledore tall ship, down the Saginaw river and out into Saginaw Bay. During the 3-hour sail, the 23 attendees received advice from seasoned lawyers George Holmes […]

Western Update September 2018

WLAM’s Western Region held a “Welcome Back” happy hour event on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Luna restaurant, 64 Ionia Ave. SW in Grand Rapids, Michigan. WLAM members enjoyed chips, salsa, guac, tacos, and a margarita or two and a good time was had by all. There were 21 attendees. On October 25th we will […]

Wayne Update September 2018

Our first Wayne Region board meeting of the year was held on September 12, 2018 at the ACLU.  As always we opened up the meeting to allow members to join us and help collaborate for future events and the focus of the year. As of right now, the next Executive Board meeting is scheduled for […]

Washtenaw Update September 2018

WLAM Washtenaw hosted several events this past summer and early Fall including: June, WLAM Washtenaw and the Washtenaw County Bar Association (WCBA) held our Annual Family Picnic at Gallup Park in Ann Arbor on June 27, 2018. Grill masters Judge Joseph Burke, Judge Charles Pope and Judge J. Cedric Simpson did an amazing job. Members […]

Macomb Update October 2018

Recent Activities On October 4, 2018, the Macomb Region hosted its first ever Golf Outing Mixer at Sycamore Hills Golf Course in Macomb. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather, along with 44 golfers, 18 sponsors, and 10 additional guests for dinner following the outing. Working towards this year’s goal of inclusiveness, the Golf Mixer […]

Oakland | WBA Update September 2018

The Oakland Region is jumping right in to the 2018-2019 year with programming and planning. In July, veterans and new members gathered for the annual planning meeting to lay the groundwork for the rest of the year.  August brought a chance for members to bring their families to Heritage Park in Farmington Hills for some […]