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SBM - The Do’s and Don'ts of Oral Advocacy in Michigan’s Appellate Courts


Time: September 27, 2018
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

*This event is held in conjunction with the NEXT Conference*

1pm–2pm Annual Business Meeting
2pm–4pm Program

This program will feature an eight-member panel consisting of four Michigan Supreme Court Justices, as well as four Michigan Court of Appeals Judges. The program will be moderated in a a question-and-answer format. All members of the bar are welcome to attend at no cost, including young lawyers having an interest in learning about appellate practice.

Moderator: Bridget Brown Powers, Brown Powers PLLC, Petoskey

Panelists:

  • Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman, Michigan Supreme Court, Lansing
  • Justice Brian K. Zahra, Michigan Supreme Court, Lansing
  • Justice Bridget M. McCormack, Michigan Supreme Court, Lansing
  • Justice David F. Viviano, Michigan Supreme Court, Lansing
  • Hon. Peter D. O'Connell, Michigan Court of Appeals, Lansing
  • Hon. Elizabeth L. Gleicher, Michigan Court of Appeals, Detroit
  • Hon. Jane M. Beckering, Michigan Court of Appeals, Grand Rapids
  • Hon. Michael J. Riordan, Michigan Court of Appeals, Detroit
Online registration, available here.