Calendar of Events

Western October Luncheon @ Watermark Country Club
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Elaine Sterrett Isely will present “Protecting West Michigan’s Water Resources: Building Awareness through Advocacy, Planning, and Education”.

Elaine is a fellow WLAM member and Director of Water Programs at the West Michigan Environmental Action Council.

The luncheon event will be Wednesday, October 25th from noon to 1:30 at Watermark Country Club in the North Room.

The cost is for this event is $15 for members and $20 for non members.

Please consider inviting a professional, woman or man, to attend with you!

Please RSVP to

October Legal Libations @ Ghostbar at the Whitney
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

In an effort to give members more opportunities to get together, WLAM – Wayne is hosting monthly, informal happy-hour style networking events. Each month the location will change. Members and non-members alike can stop by at any time.

Come join us for
networking and drinks on
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Ghostbar at the Whitney
4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

Please RSVP to Alex Casperson at
by today Monday October 23, 2017.

Mid-Michigan 25th Annual Stell Reception @ Kellogg Center - Centennial Room
Nov 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NAWL Thirteenth General Counsel Institute @ Intercontinental New York Barclay
Nov 9 – Nov 10 all-day

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan is pleased to be a partnering organization of NAWL’s Thirteenth General Counsel Institute on Thursday and Friday, November 9-10 at the InterContinental Barclay Hotel in New York City.  We have arranged a special 10% discount for our members. To register, please go to and use the code GCI13WLAM to get the discount.

Successful people are open to new challenges. In order to be poised to say yes to new opportunities, we must be confident in our abilities, trust that our prior work has prepared us for the next step, and be willing to take on the accompanying risk of a new challenge. Whether you already have mastered your current challenges or want to position yourself to push for more, the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Thirteenth General Counsel Institute offers you the tools you need to take advantage of the power of preparation and to have the courage to say yes.

At GCI 13, you will be asked to challenge yourself and consider what you need to do to feel prepared, powerful, and courageous. Through inspiring stories, substantive legal workshops, and GCI’s unique open exchange of ideas, GCI 13 will help you gain leadership skills, business acumen, and the power to say yes.


Senior corporate counsel of public, private, large and small companies, non-profits, government, and educational institutions.Registration is limited to in-house counsel and select law firm sponsor representatives. Scholarships are available for in-house attorneys who wish to attend, but may not be able to do so due to cost considerations.


For additional information about NAWL and GCI13, visit

WLAM November 2017 State/Regional Board Meeting @ Frankenmuth Farmer's Market
Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
WBA Bar Briefs @ Sedona Taphouse
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for Bar Briefs, our informal happy-hour style networking event! This month, we are heading over to Sedona Taphouse in Troy. Bring your friends!  No registration fee required, but RSVPs are appreciated. Can’t wait to see you there!

GLB Holiday Party @ Frankenmuth Farmers Market
Dec 10 all-day
WLAM January 2018 Board Meeting @ State Bar of Michigan
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

January and February meetings may be call-in only based on weather.

GLB Winter Wine Down @ Prost Wine Bar
Feb 7 all-day
WLAM February 2018 Board Meeting @ State Bar of Michigan
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

January and February meetings may be call-in only based on weather.