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Western Update June 2018

April: On April 19, 2018, 7 women lawyers and 10 children participated in the Take Your Child to Work Day Event at the Children’s Museum in Grand Rapids. The little ones enjoyed snacks and crafts while the women lawyers were able to do some networking (and, who are we kidding, we enjoyed the snacks, too!) […]

Wayne Update June 2018

May’s member of the Month was Kate Brink Harrison.  Congratulations to Kate!  You can read more about her below. On April 21st we hosted two health and wellness events.  One was located at Pure Barre in Plymouth and the other was located Detroit Yoga Lab.  Afterwards, all participants were invited to go out for brunch, […]

Washtenaw Update June 2018

On May 24, 2018, WLAM, Washtenaw Region elected a new Board of Directors.  Board members include: Parisa Ghazaeri, President Alison Love, Vice President Sandy Musser, Treasurer Kristin Davis, Secretary Patricia Reiser, Immediate Past President Susan Longsworth, Membership Chair Jinan Hamood, Communications Chair Kym London, Regional Representative    Announcements: Retired:  Sally Rutzkey, one of WLAM Washtenaw’s […]

Oakland|WBA Report June 2018

On behalf of the WBA, we would like to wish everyone a fun and healthy summer. As our year winds down and plans develop for the upcoming season, here is what we have been recently up to! In March, the 2nd Annual Affinity Bar Charity Challenge was held at Otus Supply in Ferndale.  Partnering with […]

Mid-Michigan Report June 2018

The Mid-Michigan Region held another successful annual dinner on June 20, 2018. Located at the Michigan State University Club, we heard empowering speeches from 29th Circuit Court Judge Michelle M. Rick, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Kurtis T. Wilder, and Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bridget Mary McCormack. The goal of the night was empowering women and […]

Macomb Report June 2018

On May 31, 2018, Macomb held its Annual Meeting at Bath City restaurant in Mt. Clemens. Immediate Past President, Angela Medley, was presented with an award for excellence and continued dedication to WLAM. The new board was voted upon and introduced. WLAM Macomb is proud to introduce the new Board Members for 2018-2019: President: Farrah […]

Great Lakes Bay Update June 2018

On May 31st, the Great Lakes Bay Region held it’s annual meeting at Apple Mountain in Freehand. The event included a panel discussion featuring local women leaders in the law, the swearing in of the new board, the presentation of banners to new judge and referee members, and the presentation of the regions very first […]

WLAM selected as recipient of Kimberly M. Cahill Bar Leadership Award

We are honored to have been selected by the State Bar of Michigan as the recipient of the 2018 State Bar Kimberly M. Cahill Bar Leadership Award!  The award will be presented at the Awards Banquet on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, on the first day of the State Bar of Michigan NEXT Conference.  The banquet will […]