Hon. George Mertz

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Judges Needed for MSU College of Law Oral Advocacy Competition

Professor Jeremy Francis, a legal writing professor at the Michigan State University College of Law, is seeking judges to volunteer for the 1L oral advocacy competition.  The competition is taking place between April 7 and April 12, 2018.  Please click on the picture above for more details.  

By |2018-03-05T23:36:55+00:00March 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Judges Needed for MSU College of Law Oral Advocacy Competition

Presentation on Security for Judges

Ever wonder whether you are taking the right precautions to ensure your safety and that of your family?  Click on the image below to watch a presentation made by Michigan Supreme Court Security Specialist Dennis MacDonnell at last month's MJA Executive Board Meeting.

By |2018-02-03T16:42:50+00:00February 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Presentation on Security for Judges

Article on Independent Factual Research Using the Internet

  Judge Michelle Rick, Co-Chair of the Outreach Committee, recently submitted a link to American Bar Association Formal Opinion 478 addresses judges' use of the internet to conduct independent factual research on participants or facts in pending proceedings. Please click HERE to access the Member's Area and read this informative article on a topic that [...]

By |2018-01-05T20:25:06+00:00January 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Article on Independent Factual Research Using the Internet

Materials For the January 9, 2018 Executive Board Meeting

The agenda, draft minutes, SCAO update, and other materials for the Executive Board Meeting are now available in the MEMBER'S AREA! For more information on meeting location, dates and times, please check out the UPCOMING EVENTS PAGE.

By |2018-01-05T19:02:42+00:00January 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Materials For the January 9, 2018 Executive Board Meeting

Looking for Suggestions

The virtual suggestion box, of course! The MJA Outreach Committee is looking for YOUR suggestions for themes or topics for the 2018 Annual Conference.  Please feel free to contact any member of the Outreach Committee or by clicking HERE with your ideas and suggestions. Thank You!

By |2017-10-23T19:22:51+00:00October 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Looking for Suggestions

Justice Markman’s Remarks to MJA

MJA was honored to have Chief Justice Stephen Markman address the members in attendance at the luncheon meeting during the Conference in August.  His remarks were well received and set a positive tone for the Conference and beyond.  The Chief Justice was kind enough to provide us with a written copy of his remarks for [...]

By |2017-09-27T14:30:08+00:00September 27th, 2017|Private Blog|Comments Off on Justice Markman’s Remarks to MJA

Executive Board Meeting September 19, 2017

The next MJA Executive Board Meeting will be Tuesday September 19, 2017 The meeting will take place at the usual location at the University Club on campus at MSU. Committee Meetings begin at 10:30, with the Executive Board Meeting beginning at 1:00 Please click here to access the Member's Area and the agenda and other [...]

By |2017-09-15T20:39:31+00:00September 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Executive Board Meeting September 19, 2017