Moving Beyond Intent: DE&I in Action

Join us for our inaugural Michigan Legal Diversity Summit. The theme for the 2022 summit is Moving Beyond Intent: DE&I in Action. The summit will educate and provide attendees with best practices and facilitate a robust exchange of insights, concepts, and strategies on the legal profession’s key diversity, equity, and inclusion challenges and solutions. Connect and engage with individuals who share a passion for professional development and the advancement of a more equitable and just society. Attendees will experience impactful speakers, presented with insightfully themed sessions with applicable and practical information while providing greater opportunities to raise awareness to create a sustainable organizational culture to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace internally and beyond.

For questions or comments, please contact Ivy Hunter at [email protected]

811 W Square Lake Rd, Troy, MI 48098

Cynthia D. Stephens

Cynthia D. Stephens

Judge
Michigan Court of Appeals (Retired)

Elizabeth M. Welch

Elizabeth M. Welch

Associate Justice
Michigan Supreme Court

Richard Bierschbach

Richard Bierschbach

Dean and John W. Reed Professor of Law
Wayne State University Law School

Kristina Bilowus

Kristina Bilowus

Assistant Director for Career Services
Michigan State University

Jerome Crawford

Jerome Crawford

Chief Legal Officer
Pleasantrees Cannabis Company

Michelle P. Crockett

Michelle P. Crockett

Chief Diversity Officer Deputy Executive Officer Principal
Miller Canfield

Syeda Davidson

Syeda Davidson

Senior Staff Attorney
ACLU of Michigan

Judge Susan Dobrich

Judge Susan Dobrich

Consultant and Liaison
Michigan Supreme Court and State Court Administrative Office

Hon. Kameshia Gant

Hon. Kameshia Gant

Judge
Oakland County Circuit Court

Thomas Grden

Thomas Grden

Clinical Case Manager
Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program, State Bar of Michigan

Linda Sheryl Greene

Linda Sheryl Greene

Dean and MSU Foundation Professor of Law
Michigan State University College of Law

James Heath

James Heath

Chief Legal Counsel-Corporate Counsel
Wayne County

Noah P. Hood

Noah P. Hood

Judge
Michigan Court of Appeals

Jelani Jefferson Exum

Jelani Jefferson Exum

Dean and Philip J. McElroy Professor
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Timothy Kenny

Timothy Kenny

Chief Judge
Third Circuit Court

Ray Littleton

Ray Littleton

Equity Partner-Shareholder and Chair of the Diversity Committee
Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC

Mandice McAllister

Mandice McAllister

Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Manager
Warner Norcross + Judd

Robyn McCoy

Robyn McCoy

Attorney & Educator
McCoy & Associates, PLLC

James McGrath

James McGrath

President, Dean, and Professor of Law
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

James Rosenfeld

James Rosenfeld

Shareholder
Butzel

Sangeeta Shah

Sangeeta Shah

CEO
Brooks Kushman

John Sier

John Sier

Pro Bono Coordinator and Head of the Commercial and Construction Practice Group
Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook, PC

Lisa Timmons

Lisa Timmons

Executive Director & ADR Clerk of the Court
Mediation Tribunal Association

Allen Venable

Allen Venable

Managing Member
Venable Law, PLLC.

Zenell Brown

Zenell Brown

Executive Court Administrator
Third Circuit Court

Kaitlin Brown

Kaitlin Brown

Shareholder and Executive Committee Member
Maddin Hauser Roth & Heller P.C

Gregory Conyers

Gregory Conyers

Director of Diversity
State Bar of Michigan

Darlene King

Darlene King

Executive Director
Michigan Diversity Council

Barbara Lister-Tait

Barbara Lister-Tait

Consultant
ListerTait Corporate Governance Services LLC

Agenda

9:00am-9:15am Opening Session - Ángeles Valenciano, CEO, National Diversity Council
9:15am-9:45am Keynote Address
9:45am-9:55am Interim Break
2:50pm-3:00pm Closing Remarks - Darlene King, Executive Director, Michigan Diversity Council

BRONZE SPONSOR

$1250
  • Designated as a Bronze Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Quarter-page ad in the printed event program
  • 2 tickets to the summit

SILVER SPONSOR

$2500
  • Designated as a Silver Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Half-page ad in the printed event program
  • 4 tickets to the summit

GOLD SPONSOR

$5000
  • Designated as an Gold Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials
  • Gold Sponsor(s) will be included in recognition of 50% event proceeds donation to the Ohio Stem Learning Network
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Full-page ad in the printed event program
  • 8 tickets to the summit

PRESENTING SPONSOR

$10000
  • Designated as Presenting Sponsor of the summit; this designation will be on the event webpage, all pre-event and event online and email promotional material, and printed event materials – limited to two co-title organizations
  • Presenting Sponsor(s) will be included in recognition of 50% event proceeds donation to the Ohio Stem Learning Network
  • Presenting Sponsor(s) will be listed on all nametags, table tents, and signage during the event
  • Receive a formal plaque as Presenting Sponsor of the event
  • An opportunity to have a representative from your organization provide remarks to open or close the event (10 minutes)
  • Professional photographs of event for organizational use
  • Two full-page ads in the printed event program
  • 16 tickets to the summit

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