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Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting October 1st, 2020

Please join us for the 2020 Annual Meeting for the West Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. This year’s event will be held on October 1st, 2020 at the Quail Ridge Golf Course from 3 to 6 PM. With the release of “A Lincoln Legacy – The History of the United States District Court […]

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Pro Se Prisoner Early Mediation Program Opportunity

the application The deadline for applications has been extended to April 6th. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the May 15th training date may change. More information will follow. The Western District of Michigan’s (WDMI) Pro se Prisoner Early Mediation Program (PEM) uses early mediation conferences to assist the parties in settling pro se prisoner […]

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Announcing Retirement of United States Magistrate Judge Timothy P. Greeley

The Judges of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan announce the upcoming retirement of their friend and colleague, Magistrate Judge Timothy P. Greeley. Judge Greeley will retire in March of 2019. When he retires, Judge Greeley will have served the Court as Magistrate Judge in Marquette for 31 years.

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Maarten Vermaat Appointment as United States Magistrate Judge in Marquette

The United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan recently announced the appointment of Maarten Vermaat as its newest Magistrate Judge. Mr. Vermaat will fill the position opened by the retirement of Magistrate Judge Timothy P. Greeley after more than 30 years of distinguished service. The appointment is based in Marquette and effective […]

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