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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 […]

Mid-Michigan Update September 2018

In January, the Mid Michigan region kicked off a new series of Women Health events. This first event was in support of a local charitable organization, “Helping Women Period” which provides feminine hygiene products in shelters. Our attendees donated 750 tampons, 362 pads, 654 liners, and over $350.00. At the event, we heard from Honorable […]

WLAM announces ratings and endorsements of judicial candidates for office

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM) is proud to announce its ratings and endorsements of judicial candidates for office. Only those judicial candidates who actively sought a rating or endorsement from WLAM were evaluated.  A total of eleven (11) judicial candidates requested to participate in WLAM’s rigorous process, which included an extensive background check. […]

WLAM member, Jennifer Grieco, sworn in as 7th woman SBM President

        WLAM member Jennifer M. Grieco, of Birmingham, has been sworn in as the 84th president of the State Bar of Michigan.  Grieco is the 7th woman to serve as SBM president.  Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman presided at the Sept. 27 ceremony, which took place in conjunction with […]

3 members of WLAM receive awards at SBM Awards Banquet

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the State Bar of Michigan held its Awards Banquet at the Annual Meeting. In addition to the Kimberly Cahill Award, which was bestowed on WLAM, three individual members also received awards at the banquet. Past President, Justice Marilyn J. Kelly, was a co-recipient of the  Frank J. Kelley Distinguished Public […]