Region VI Conference

  • Friday, April 15, 2016
  • Saturday, April 16, 2016
  • University of Detroit Mercy • 651 E. Jefferson Avenue Detroit MI 48226

Registration


Registration is closed


Registration is due by April 7, 2016 Registration has been extended.  Seating is limited.  Please register by April 13th to avoid a $25 late registration fee.

As part of the nation’s historically black bar association, the National Bar Association (“NBA”), Region VI includes 18 affiliate bar associations and over 3000 attorneys in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. 

Region VI will hold its annual Regional Conference in Detroit, Michigan on April 15-16, 2016.  This year’s conference will be hosted by the Wolverine Bar Association (“WBA”) and the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association (“Straker”).  Both organizations are excited to host this event.

The conference theme is “Diversity is a term of action, not a term of art.”  The conference will include panel discussions, seminars, our Regional Martin Luther King Jr. Drum Major for Justice Oratory Contest for high school students, the Region VI Business Meeting, the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Breakfast, and the Wolverine Bar Foundation’s Barristers’ Ball.

All of the conference events, excluding the Wolverine Bar Foundation’s Barristers’ Ball, will occur at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.  The registration fee is $125, which includes admission to the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Breakfast, the Wolverine Bar Foundation’s Barristers’ Ball, and the State Bar of Michigan’s Annual Brunch for Bars (occurring on April 17, 2016). 

The host hotel for this conference is the Detroit Marriott at The Renaissance Center.  Please contact the hotel at (313) 962-0250 and mention “Wolverine Bar” for the discounted hotel room rate of $144.00.  

Directions & Parking:
http://www.law.udmercy.edu/index.php/aboutusmain/driving-directions
The main parking lot is on the left side of Larned directly across from the main entrance to the School of Law.

Mail-in Registration Form

22200 W. Eleven Mile Road #357
Southfield, MI 48037-0357Copyright © 2015 D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, All rights reserved.


The D. Augustus Straker Bar Association is an active affiliate of the National Bar Association

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