Upcoming events

    • 01/01/2021
    • 12/31/2021
    • Virtual

    The Detroit Legal Services Clinic provides information and advice from volunteer attorneys in the areas of: Divorce, Child Support, Domestic Relations Issues, Expungements, Self-Representation, General Civil Law. 

    Click here to schedule a virtual legal consultation with a member of the Detroit Bar Association! 

    The volunteer attorneys are available to assist with a variety of legal issues.

    For more information, please contact Julie Van Hove at jvanhove@detroitlawyer.org or (313) 961-6120, ext. 206.


     

    • 12/07/2021
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Zoom
    Register


    Session #6:
    Consumer Protection/Debt Collection Issues  

    December 7, 2021

    12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
     
    Virtual Zoom Presentation
    Free – online Zoom

    Session #6 volunteer training will assist attorneys in understanding the claims and affirmative defenses in a debt collection case.

    Presenter:

    • Lorray S.C. Brown, Consumer Law Attorney, Michigan Poverty Law Program

    Moderator:

    •  Caroline Bermudez Jomaa, Legal Aid and Defender Association
    •  Nicole Goodson, Legal Aid and Defender Association

    Topics include:

    • Defending Debt Collection Cases: Assignments, Standing, Proof of Debt, Statute of Limitations

    Attend and receive a Certificate of Completion Approved for State Bar of Michigan Pro Bono Honor Roll hours


    Brought to you by:

    DETROIT BAR PRO BONO/ACCESS TO
    JUSTICE COMMITTEE

    • 12/08/2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Fort Pontchartrain Detroit

    Ring in the holiday season with the Detroit Bar at the "Top of the Pontch" at the Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Detroit.

    Share conversations, memories and laughs with colleagues and friends as everyone looks back at the best of 2021 and forward to 2022. 


    SOLD OUT

    December 8, 2021

    5:30-8:00 pm

    "Top of the Pontch"
    at Fort Pontchartrain a Wyndham Hotel, formerly Crowne Plaza
    2 Washington Blvd.
    Detroit, Michigan 48226

    Shinola has donated a men's and ladies' watch to the Detroit Bar that we plan to raffle off at the Jingle Mingle. 

    Registration is just $30 for Detroit Bar members, $40 for non-members, and includes hors d'oeuvres and one drink ticket.  Members of the judiciary are welcome to join us as our guest.

    Discounted $15 valet parking is available.

    Contact Julie Van Hove at jvanhove@detroitlawyer.org or 313.549.7939.


    • 09/19/2022
    • 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Mystic Creek Golf Course

    September 19, 2022

    Mystic Creek Golf Course – Milford
     
    11:00 am Registration and Lunch
     
    Noon Shotgun


    For more information contact:

    Darlene Trudell
    dtrudell@detroitlawyer.org 
    248 408-6919

    THANK YOU TO LAST YEAR'S SPONSORS

    PRESENTING SPONSOR:


    LUNCH SPONSOR:
    Hickey, Hauck, Bishoff, Jeffers & Seabolt PLLC

    PRIZE SPONSOR:
    Chief Judge Timothy Kenny

    DINNER BAR SPONSOR:
    Ven Johnson Law

    DRINK TICKET SPONSOR:
    Proteus Discovery Group

    GOLF BALL SPONSOR:
    Lingual Interpretation Services

    HOLE SPONSORS:
    Butzel Long
    Clark Hill PLC
    CORE Litigation Support, LLC
    Fathers Justice Law

    Fortz Legal
    Foster Swift
    Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap, P.C.
    Lawrence & Laura Garcia
    Hanson Renaissance Reporting & Video
    Honigman
    Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook  
    McKeen & Associates, PC
    Mediation Tribunal 
     Plunkett Cooney
    Smart Start
    Trustpoint.One
    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

    PRINTING SPONSOR:
    Whitlock Business Systems, Inc.

Past events

11/30/2021 No Fault Reform Fully Implemented
11/22/2021 Virtual Admissions Ceremony
11/18/2021 17th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award Gala
11/01/2021 2021 Legal Scholars Call for Submissions
10/26/2021 Lunch & Learn Volunteer Training Session #5
10/25/2021 21 in '21 Diversity & Inclusion Challenge Meeting
10/07/2021 Detroit Bar "Night Out with Bench & Bar"
09/23/2021 Lunch & Learn Volunteer Training Session #4
09/20/2021 Detroit Bar Association Golf Outing
09/13/2021 Legal Community Meeting with Third Circuit Court
08/18/2021 Crucial Conversations: Learn How to Improve Relationships and Results
08/17/2021 Lunch & Learn Volunteer Training Session #3
07/26/2021 21 in '21 Diversity & Inclusion Challenge Meeting
07/22/2021 Lunch & Learn Volunteer Training Session #2
07/09/2021 Boating with the Bars
06/23/2021 "Raising the Bar" 2021 Annual Meeting
06/10/2021 Post-Pandemic Third Circuit Court Bench-Bar Conference
05/25/2021 Virtual Admissions Ceremony
05/24/2021 21 in '21 Diversity & Inclusion Challenge Meeting
05/18/2021 Lunch & Learn Volunteer Training Session #1
05/11/2021 Wayne County Family Court Bench & Bar Panel Discussion
04/28/2021 The Discovery Rule Amendments – One Year Later
04/12/2021 CLE Education Webinar
03/31/2021 Auto No-Fault Bench & Bar Event
02/16/2021 2021 Virtual Mardi Gras Trivia Networking Event
01/27/2021 Virtual Q & A and Civil Division Updates with Judge Patricia Fresard
12/14/2020 eDiscovery CLE Education Webinar
12/09/2020 Jingle Mingle with the Bench and Bar 2020—Let's Network!
12/07/2020 A Journey to Now: Beginning the Conversation on Implicit Bias and Microaggression - Part Three
12/02/2020 Civil Division Bench Bar Conference with Judge Fresard
11/19/2020 16th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award Virtual Fundraiser
11/12/2020 Admissions Ceremony
11/02/2020 A Journey to Now: Beginning the Conversation on Implicit Bias and Microaggression - Part Two
10/21/2020 Business Court Bench Bar Conference with Business Court Judges
10/19/2020 Years of Service Recognition for the Hon. Craig S. Strong and Hon. Ulysses W. Boykin
10/07/2020 Advanced Negotiation Skill Building
09/29/2020 A Journey to Now: Beginning the Conversation on Implicit Bias and Microaggression
09/22/2020 Wayne County Family Court Update
09/14/2020 Evictions 2020: National Crisis, Local Effect
09/09/2020 Virtual Q&A - Update on Civil Division Operations-Moving Forward
08/24/2020 Structural Racism 101: Basic Training for Lawyers
08/13/2020 "Raising the Bar" 2020 Annual Meeting & Awards Presentation
07/20/2020 Creating a Transformative Model of 21st Century Policing
06/05/2020 2020 Legal Scholars Call for Submissions
05/26/2020 Resuming Civil Division Operations
05/21/2020 Virtual Q&A with Hon. Kathleen M. McCarthy
05/11/2020 Virtual Q & A with Hon. Patricia Perez Fresard: Resuming Civil Division Operations
04/30/2020 Tips for Conducting a Successful Remote Deposition Webinar
04/08/2020 Bench-Bar Luncheon: New Civil Discovery Rule
03/26/2020 Celebrating Our Diverse Bar
03/09/2020 Book Discussion Led by Hon. Mona K. Majzoub
02/25/2020 2020 Mardi Gras in the "D" Membership Mixer
01/27/2020 2020 Inn of Court
12/11/2019 Bench-Bar Luncheon: Are You Ready for Civil Practice in Michigan in 2020?
12/04/2019 2019 Jingle Mingle Holiday Celebration
11/14/2019 15th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award Gala
10/23/2019 26th Annual Mass for Commerce
10/10/2019 2019 Night Out with Bench & Bar
09/26/2019 Bench-Bar Conference: Words of Wisdom for the Bench and the Bar
09/10/2019 (copy) MIP/BM Autolex: Autonomous Vehicle Legal Forum
08/15/2019 Private Tour of "I'm with the Band"
08/06/2019 Receiverships Racing Forward – What’s Around the Next Curve?
07/24/2019 2019 Summer Breeze and Law Clerk Party
06/20/2019 "Raising the Bar" 2019 Annual Meeting
05/15/2019 Legal Scholars Call for Submissions
05/08/2019 Auto IP USA 2019
04/25/2019 Barristers Spring Bash 2019
03/28/2019 Celebrating Our Diverse Bar
03/18/2019 Book Club
03/12/2019 Eviction Summit
03/05/2019 2019 Mardi Gras in the "D" Membership Mixer
02/25/2019 Bench-Bar Conference: New Civil Discovery Rules and Resources
01/22/2019 2019 Inn of Court
01/15/2019 Joint Debtor and Creditor Rights Mixer at the Jolly Pumpkin in Royal Oak
11/29/2018 2018 Jingle Mingle Holiday Celebration
11/27/2018 Detroit Legal Services Clinic
11/08/2018 14th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award Gala
10/26/2018 2018 Business Court Bench Bar Conference
10/25/2018 Civil Rights Section Event
10/17/2018 25th Annual Mass for Commerce
10/10/2018 Membership Composite Unveiling
10/03/2018 2018 Night Out with Bench & Bar
09/25/2018 106th Annual Red Mass
09/25/2018 MIP/BM Autolex: Autonomous Vehicle Legal Forum
07/18/2018 2018 Summer Breeze and Law Clerk Party
06/20/2018 "Raising the Bar" 2018 Annual Meeting
06/08/2018 3rd Circuit Court/Detroit Bar Association Bench-Bar Luncheon
06/04/2018 Barristers Board Meeting
05/28/2018 Admission Ceremony - May 2018
05/16/2018 Debtor-Creditor Rights Section Inaugural Happy Hour Event: Alternatives for Distressed Companies
05/15/2018 Legal Scholar Submissions Due
05/07/2018 Barristers Bar Review
05/02/2018 Law Day
04/25/2018 Fish & Game Section Caucus Club Meeting
04/19/2018 Barristers Spring Bash 2018
04/12/2018 Detroit Bar Board of Directors Meeting
04/12/2018 Detroit Bar Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting
04/05/2018 Hunting & Fishing Section Meeting
03/22/2018 Celebrating Our Diverse Bar
03/21/2018 Spring Law School Membership Mixer
03/19/2018 Inn of Court Meeting
03/15/2018 Third Circuit Lunch
02/13/2018 2018 Mardi Gras in the "D" Membership Mixer
01/24/2018 3rd Circuit Court/Detroit Bar Association Bench-Bar Luncheon
11/30/2017 2017 Jingle Mingle Holiday Celebration
11/16/2017 13th Annual Dennis W. Archer Public Service Award Gala
11/09/2017 Business/Commercial Litigation Section Formational Meeting
11/02/2017 Debtor and Creditor Rights Section Organizational Meeting
10/27/2017 3rd Circuit Court/Detroit Bar Bench/Bar Discussion Focusing on No-Fault/Auto Neg
10/25/2017 The Fighting Irish of Detroit Book Signing & Networking Event
10/20/2017 Business Court Bench Bar Conference
10/05/2017 Night Out with Bench & Bar
10/04/2017 Estate Planning Section Informational Meeting
07/21/2017 3rd Circuit Court Luncheon and Post-Covenant Bench/Bar Conference
07/19/2017 2017 Summer Breeze and Law Clerk Party
06/21/2017 "Raising the Bar" Annual Meeting
06/15/2017 No Fault Section Meeting
05/24/2017 May 2017 Admission Ceremony