Calendar of Events


Sep
15
Fri
NAWL Event: Meeting The Challenge – Boston @ Hyatt Regency Boston
Sep 15 all-day

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan is pleased to be a partnering organization of the National Association of Women Lawyers’ 2017 Meeting the Challenge Boston Conference on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts We have arranged a special 10% discount for our members.  To register, please go to www.nawl.org/2017MTCBoston and use the code MTCWLAMI2017 to get the discount.

Meeting the Challenge is a unique forum for law firms, corporations, government, nonprofits, and other stakeholders to share best practices, learn from thought-leaders, and forge meaningful and lasting connections necessary to meet NAWL’s One-Third By 2020 Challenge. Issued in March 2016, the 2020 Challenge urges the legal profession to increase the representation of women, particularly diverse women, in every branch of the legal profession.

Programming will focus on what institutions can do to increase the number of women in leadership roles, as well as sessions focused on overcoming unconscious bias and strategies for individuals to advance and flourish in their existing environments. NAWL will also unveil its 2017 Survey on the Promotion and Retention of Women in Law Firms administered by Professor Destiny Peery, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.

Registration is open to NAWL members and non-members. Scholarships are available for attorneys who wish to attend, but may not be able to do so due to cost considerations.

For additional information about NAWL and the 2017 Meeting the Challenge Boston Conference, visitwww.nawl.org/2017MTCBoston

Sep
16
Sat
WLAM September 2017 Board Meeting @ State Bar of Michigan
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
21
Thu
Wayne Annual Wine and Garden Party @ The Park Shelton Rooftop
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Please join us for our ninth annual Wine and Garden Party, an evening of wine, food, flowers and beautiful summer weather!

DATE: Thursday, September 21, 2017
TIME: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
LOCATION: The Park Shelton Rooftop
15 E Kirby St, Detroit, MI 48202

Hosted By Judge Mariam Saad Bazzi

It is one of the most relaxed, friendly events of the season with judges, lawyers and law students, wine, hors d’oeuvres & sweets!

Please RSVP by September 14th, 2017 to
Alexandria Casperson at acasperson@waynecounty.com 

Tickets $25 Members, $35 Non-Members
If paying in advance, you can pay via Eventbrite by clicking here
OR you can send your check
(payable to “WLAM – Wayne Region”) to:

Alexandria Casperson
Wayne County Mortgage and
Deed Fraud Unit
400 Monroe Ave., 7th Floor
Detroit, MI 48226

 

Sponsorship Opportunities:  Please contact Alexandria Casperson if you are interested in sponsoring.

  • Gold Sponsor ($200 and above), recognition in event marketing and 2 free tickets to the event.
  • Silver Sponsor ($50 to $199), recognition in event marketing.
Oct
21
Sat
WLAM October 2017 Board Meeting @ State Bar of Michigan
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
9
Thu
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 http://www.nawl.org/gci13 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.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

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 www.nawl.org.

Nov
10
Fri
WLAM November 2017 State/Regional Board Meeting @ Frankenmuth Farmer's Market
Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Jan
20
Sat
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.

Feb
17
Sat
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.

Mar
17
Sat
WLAM March 2018 Board Meeting @ State Bar of Michigan
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
27
Fri
WLAM 100th Annual Meeting @ Colony Club
Apr 27 all-day

More information coming soon!