• View photos from the 2019 meeting here.

    Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!



















  • Venue:  Park Place Hotel, 300 East State Street, Traverse City MI 49684

    Friday, May 3rd – 6:30 to 9:00
    Reception honoring the 2019 WLAM Foundation Scholarship Recipients

    Saturday, May 4th
    9:00 – 2:00 – Meeting Program, “Glass Ceilings” Panel, legislative update, awards and swearing-in ceremony
    2:45 – 7:00 – Grand Traverse County Winery Tour


    Zenell Brown, Court Administrator, Wayne County Third Circuit Court
    Alisha Cieslak, Chief Legal and Risk Officer, Gordon Food Service
    Captain Amy Dehner, Michigan State Police
    Kathleen McCann, Executive Chairman, United Road Services


    Join us on Friday at the “Top of the Park” at the hotel for great views of the bay as we celebrate the 2019 WLAM Foundation Scholarship Recipients. The reception will show as an optional add-on during registration. 

    Wine Tour

    Join us following the meeting on Saturday for a relaxing visit to two fabulous area wineries, Chateau Chantal and Bowers Harbor Vineyards. The tour is $20 for meeting attendees and $30 for guests. Select the tour as an add-on when registering for the meeting. Space is limited. 

  • Hotel Block – a block of rooms is available at the Park Place until April 3rd. Call 231-946-5000 to book a room. More information can be found on the Venue/Lodging tab. 


  • Venue

    The 2019 meeting will be held at the Park Place Hotel in beautiful downtown Traverse City. Since 1930, Park Place Hotel and Conference Center and its historic downtown location have stood resolute as a landmark destination, and we encourage you to get in on the action. Enjoy an award-winning meal at our on-site Minervas Restaurant, explore the active downtown scene, or experience the best wine country in the Midwest.

    No matter why you’re here, our staff members ensure the Park Place Hotel and Conference Center is one you can’t miss, and one you won’t forget.

    We welcome you to the Park Place Hotel and Conference Center, where we are truly at your service!

    Construction of a new conference center, pool, and health club is finished! We are excited to share with you this wonderful update and are eager for you to visit.


    Our room block at Park Place is now full. We have an overflow block at Hotel Indigo just a few blocks down the street. This block will expire on April 12th. 

    You can register for a room via this link or call 231-932-0500. Enter the dates of stay and use block code WLA when booking. 

    We have a lodging block set aside for attendees of the conference beginning on May 3rd 2019 through May 5th 2019. If you are interested in securing a room please contact the Park Place Hotel & Conference Center via phone at 231-946-5000, when calling please be sure you reference our block name (Women Lawyers Association of MI) along with your check in and out dates and have a form of payment as a guaranteeing method at the ready. Should you have any questions regarding your reservation please do not hesitate to contact our Group Rooms Coordinator Tearryn Noble at the same number.