Government Law: Winter Seminar

When:  Feb 7, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (ET)
Get Up to Date on Class Actions, Recreational Marihuana, and #MeToo and Beyond

Register: online or by mail form PDF
Registration deadline: February 4, 2020

Cost: Government Law Section Members-$125;  Non-Section Members-150; and  Law Students-$25

8:30–9:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast

Morning Session
9:00–10:45 a.m. So You’ve Been Served with a Potential Class Action Complaint
Speakers:  Mary Massaron and Patrick Lannen Plunkett Cooney
Class Actions:  Key Defenses, Procedural Pitfalls, Essential Discovery, and Appellate
Options Case Specifics:  Building/inspection fees, utilities, tire marking and prisoners

10:45–11:00 a.m. Morning Break

11:00–11:45 a.m. Municipal Management of Marihuana: Lessons from Lansing, Michigan Speakers:  Heather Sumner and Amanda O’Boyle Office of the City Attorney, City of Lansing

11:45–12:00 p.m. Questions and Answers

12:00–1:30 p.m. Lunch

Afternoon Session
1:30–3:15 p.m. #MeToo is Here—Are you ready? 
Internal Investigations: The Who, What, When & How
Speaker:  Laura S. Amtsbuechler Rosati, Schultz, Joppich & Amtsbuechler, PC
Discipline: Post-Incident and Remedial Measures, the Aftermath Management of Employees, and Litigation Tips
Speaker:  Audrey J. Forbush Plunkett Cooney

3:15–3:30 p.m. Afternoon Break

3:30–4:15 p.m. Facilitation: Trends, Costly Mistakes and the Impact of Attorney Fees
Speaker:   Kathleen Bogas Bogas & Koncius PC 

4:15–4:30 p.m. Questions and Answers

4:30 p.m. Networking in the Tria Bar

Call Reservations at (313) 441-2000 on or before January 16, 2020 to reserve a room at $130/night. Identify yourself as part of State Bar of Michigan group staying at the Henry, Dearborn.



The Henry
Fairlane Plaza, 300 Town Center Dr
Dearborn, MI 48126