Section Events


  • Environmental Law: Joint Environmental Conference

    Nov 8, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM (ET)
    The Environmental Law Section and the East & West Chapters of the Air & Waste Management Association have prepared an exciting agenda for this year's joint conference, including EPA Region V Administrator Cathy Stepp and MDEQ Director Heidi Grether. Read the Agenda PDF *Register: online or by mail form PDF Registration Deadline: Nov. 5, 2018 Cost until October 18, 2018. Registering on or after October 19, 2018 add $30 to the registration fee (cost remains $30 for law students). • Environmental Law Section Member—$130 • Air & Waste Management Association Member—$130 • Department of Environmental Quality Employee—$60 • Student—$30 • Other Registrants—$160 * East Michigan-AWMA Corporate Sponsors must register online. If requesting to use corporate sponsor coupon please contact parks.maryanne@gmail.com directly for a password code. Key Sponsorship Opportunities Still Exist! Contact Mary Anne Parks at (248) 895-6400. General Conference Supporters—$500 Still More Available! Lunch Sponsor—$1,750 SOLD Breakfast Sponsor—$1,000 SOLD Afternoon Break Sponsor—$750 SOLD Happy Hour Sponsor—$750 SOLD General Conference Supporters—$500 Still More Available! ​Raffle Gift Sponsor—$750 SOLD Sponsor benefits include your organization's logo on our website, acknowledgement on all pre-event publicity, and complimentary exhibitor space (for sponsorships above $750). Exclusive signage is provided for the lunch sponsor(s). Exhibitor space also available—$100. Questions For additional information regarding this event, contact Mary Anne Parks at (248) 895-6400 or parks.maryanne@gmail.com . #ConferenceorSeminar
    Lansing, MI, United States

  • Examining Shared Environmental Interests

    Nov 12, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (ET)
    Members of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and the Ontario Bar Association come together to discuss environmental law topics relevant to lawyers on both sides of the border. Our speakers will discuss the impact of the deep geological (nuclear waste) repository, development patterns, storm, sewage, and chemical run-off on the Great Lakes. Join us to learn more about the similarities and differences of legislative frameworks in Michigan and Ontario. SPEAKERS: Jeffrey K. Haynes,  Beier Howlett (Troy, MI) Mark Mattson,  Swim, Drink, Fish (Toronto, ON) Theresa McClenaghan,  Canadian Environmental Law Association (Paris, ON) Professor Nicholas Schroeck,  University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit, MI)   PROGRAM MODERATORS:     Paula Lombardi,  Siskinds LLP (London, ON) Margrethe Kearney,  Senior Staff Attorney, Environmental Law & Policy Center (Grand Rapids, MI) The call will be conducted via video conference using the OBA’s Zoom video conference software. The only option to connect is by Computer Video and there will not be an option to connect by phone. RSVP to  parks.maryanne@gmail.com , no later than Friday, November 9, if you plan to participate.  Remember to mark your calendar for November 12 at Noon for this webinar. You will receive further instructions about joining the webinar closer to the event. You can also contact me if you have any questions.