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Press Release: Appointment of Jane M. Beckering as U.S. District Court Judge

The United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honorable Jane M. Beckering as United States District Judge for the Western District of Michigan. Judge Beckering will occupy the seat formerly held by Janet T. Neff, who now serves as a Senior District Judge. President […]

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SAVE THE DATE Zoom videoconference: COVID and the Court Update

Please mark your calendars for a Zoom Videoconference on Friday, January 15 at noon featuring a panel discussion and Q&A with Chief Judge Robert Jonker and Judge Hala Jarbou for an update on the impact of COVID on court operations and litigation. Another notice will go out after the holidays with the Zoom link to […]

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Order your copy of A Lincoln Legacy today!

“A must-read for all lawyers and judges but also for any citizen seeking to understand our state’s history and the interworkings and interrelationships of the governments which serve us.” –Judge James Robert Redford, Michigan Court of Appeals Order your copy today and receive 30% off when you use code FW20 at checkout! (expires December 31, […]

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SAVE THE DATE December Speaker Series Written/Oral Advocacy December 9, 12pm

SAVE THE DATE! December Speaker Series: Written/Oral Advocacy Wednesday, December 9, 202012:00pm (via Zoom) Distinguished speakers: U.S. District Judge Paul L. Maloney Michigan Court of Appeals Judge Thomas C. Cameron Kalamazoo County Assistant Prosecutor Heather S. Bergmann Zoom Link Meeting ID: 766 604 1963 Lawyers must do two things well: speak persuasively and write persuasively. […]

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