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Sponsoring activities of interest and value to young lawyers in Michigan; coordinating activities of the various local young lawyer groups in Michigan; cooperating with, and as an integral part of, the State Bar of Michigan; cooperating with the various local bar associations in the State of Michigan, and the American Bar Association, including its Young Lawyers Division, in the promotion of their programs.

So You Have Your P Number, Now What?: Practice Essentials for New Lawyers


The Young Lawyers Section is pleased to host its “So You Have Your P Number, Now What?: Practice Essentials for New Lawyers” seminar on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel in Novi. This dynamic, intensive half-day training seminar is designed especially for new lawyers and will feature the following seminars:

  • A to Z of Starting a Case
  • Been there, Done that?!: Practice Tips From Experienced Lawyers
  • Building and Financing the Modern Solo Practice
  • Clients 101 (Intake, Consultations, Screenings, Retainer Agreements, and Collecting Fees)
  • Keeping Your Overhead, Under Budget: Optimizing Free and Low Cost Practice Resources
  • Judicial Perspectives on Motion Practice and Courtroom Etiquette
  • Launching Your Career with Assistance of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Manage Your Debt, Manage Your Money
  • Strategies and Insights for Balanced Living
  • Tips on Avoiding Grievances and Malpractice
  • Using Social Media to Stand Out in a Crowded Job Market

Register Today! There is no cost to attend, but space is limited.
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Please RSVP to Shenique A. Moss by Friday, July 14, 2017.

JUSTICE LEAGUE: Heroes vs Villains 5K Run & Fitness Walk


The Young Lawyers Section is pleased to announce its inaugural JUSTICE LEAGUE: Heroes vs Villains 5K Run & Fitness Walk will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Belle Isle Park in Detroit. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Access to Justice Fund. View the training program flyer to start preparing.

The Access to Justice Campaign is a partnership of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan State Bar Foundation, and Michigan's civil legal aid programs. Contributions to the ATJ Fund are received and administered by the Michigan State Bar Foundation according to the Access to Justice Fund Guidelines.

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