Ingham County Bar Association
Membership Updates
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ICBA Updates are published twice a month!
Calendar of Events
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016

What: Ingham County Bar Foundation 11th Annual
Memorial Golf Classic
When: June 25, 2015
Where: Hawk Hallow

 Election Results

ICBA Board Members 2015-2016

Elected to serve a three-year term from 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2018

James L. Dalton

Charles A. Lawler

H. James White

Sandra J. Lake


Young Lawyers Section

Elected to serve a two-year term from 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2017

Jackie A. Dupler

Katherine Mortensen

Christopher Wickman

Lin-Chi Wang


ICBA Family Law Section

Meetings will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month which are the following dates:

Location: Western University Cooley Law School 300 S Capitol Ave Lansing
Time: 12 noon to 1 pm
Note: Bring your brown bag lunch and come join us for the lunch lectures.

June TBA
RSVP to Cynthia Harmon at:

ICBA Family Law Section Co-chairs
Cynthia Harmon and Brook VanVuren-Hay
ICBA List-serve

ICBA would also like to remind you that as a service to our members the ICBA has established a general list-serve. Please contact Josh Ard if you wish to sign up.

Use the following address/link to communicate with all in the list-serves (your email must be added to the list before the message you send will work):

ICBA YLS list-serve

ICBA - Young Lawyers Sections would also like to remind you that as a service to our members, the ICBA - YLS has established a general list-serve. Please contact Chris Wickman if you wish to sign up.


View archived issues of BREIFS on the ICBA website.
ICBA - Young Lawyers Section

We welcome you to attend the free social media training MSU Law is providing on June 27 & 28. Even if you cannot make it, your clients and colleagues would find it beneficial. Any help you can provide to promote it to colleagues or the YLS of the Ingham County Bar would be greatly appreciated. More information is available at: 


Have a great day.


Shawn P. Calabrese, J.D.

Associate Director of Career Services

Michigan State University College of Law | Career Services Office

Law College Building | 648 N. Shaw Lane, Room 301 |East Lansing, MI 48824


Sponsorship Packages

The Ingham County Bar Association invites you to sponsor the following events:

121st Annual Dinner

7th Annual Barristers Night

Annual Shrimp Dinner

5th Annual Meet the Judges Reception

5th Annual Lawyers Got Talent

Bench-Bar Conference

Or to get an even better deal, we suggest the Premium Sponsorship, which covers all of these events!

Deadline the Premium Sponsorship is September 15, 2015

Other Legal Community Events
Ingham County Bar Foundation 11th Annual Memorial Golf Classic:

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at Hawk Hollow

15101 Chandler Road

Bath Township, Michigan 48808

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Registration and Lunch
11:00 a.m. Shot Gun Start
4:00 p.m. Program/Awards Reception

All sponsors will receive recognition in marketing before and after the event and in the E-Newsletter.
General Hole Sponsor: $100
Corporate Sponsor: Gold $1,000.00, Silver $500.00, or Bronze $250.00

54 District Court Logo
Employment Opportunity: Court Officer / Law Clerk for Judge Hugh B. Clarke Jr.

Qualifications: Law school graduate required, preferably having passed the bar exam.
Starting Salary: $28,598 - $29,565

For a description of the duties and responsibilities of the position and information on how to apply, go to the 54-District Court's department webpage at

Email or for general inquiries about the position.

United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Public Notice
Appointment of New Magistrate Judge
(Flint, Michigan)

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge of the Eastern District of Michigan at Flint. The current annual salary of the position is $185,012. The term of office is eight years.

Copies of the complete notice and the application form may be obtained at

In order to be assured consideration, applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., July 3, 2015.

The Women Lawyer's Association of Michigan

The Women Lawyer's Association of Michigan (mid-Michigan chapter) is pleased to announce their annual dinner will be held on
Wednesday, June 24th at 5:00 p.m. at the University Club on the beautiful MSU campus. The featured speaker for the evening is Ms. Nell Kuhnmuench. Nell has served for the past 5 years on the East Lansing School Board, is the 2010 Athena Award recipient in the Greater Lansing area for her outstanding contributions to the mentoring of professional women, and is an owner of GCSI (Governmental Consultant Services, Inc), a multi-client lobbying firm.

Tickets are $50.00 and include dinner. Please send payments to Ms. Torree Breen at Willingham & Coté, PC (333 E. Albert Avenue, Suite 500, East Lansing MI  48823). 
Ingham County Bar Association

P.O. Box 66

Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837

Phone: 517-627-3938

Fax: 517-627-3950