Liz Bransdorfer, Conference Co-Chair
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Past Counsel Chair, 2019-2020
Primary Focus – Sponsors, Promotion, Registration, Coordination at Event
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Stephen D. Reinheimer, Committee Co-Chair
Vice-chair: Family Court Committee (2009-2010) Chair: Family Court Committee (2010-2011) OCBA "Committee of the Year" Award (2011)Contact Info: click here

Shon A. Cook, Committee Co-Chair
Whitehall, MI
Section Member
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What We Do

This Committee is in charge of the Mid-Summer Conference which is held each year in late July at a resort in Northern Michigan.  The Conference includes substantive seminars presented by Section members and non-lawyer professionals as well as social and networking events for conference registrants and their family members. 

How You Can Get Involved

The committee meets irregularly in accordance with the energy levels of the chairs.

When & How We Meet

We meet as needed usually by phone, and often communicate by email.   

News from Our Committee

The 2021 Mid-Summer Conference is at Crystal Mountain Resort, July 29 – August 1.  The e-blast to the Section with speakers, sponsors, and links to register for the Conference and reserve a room at the Resort went out on April 23, 2021. 


Our committee and chair(s) do not speak for the State Bar of Michigan nor the Family Law Section, but rather provide recommendations to the Family Law Section.   For the State Bar of Michigan position on any given subject, please contact the State Bar of Michigan directly.   For the Family Law Section position on any given subject, please contact the Family Law section Chair directly.