GR SBA Events

Barristers Ball 

McKay Tower Ballroom!

Coming November 8th, 2014!

etworking & charity event:
Saturday, November 8, 
6-11 pm,Ballroom at McKay Tower, 146 Monroe Center Ave NW, 2nd Floor, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

This event includes hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, a cash bar & a silent auction.

All proceeds will support Community Legal Services of West Michigan (CLSWM). CLSWM is a volunteer based non-profit organization that provides pro bono legal services to low-income families Long who do not readily qualify for other legal assistance programs. 

Tickets are $25 per person or $40 per couple. Parking will be validated for this event.  Please visit the Eventbrite Page to purchase tickets or for more information.(Please use your receipt for admission.)

You may write a check (payable to the Grand Rapids SBA) or pay with cash. Stop by the SBA office on the 2nd floor (or the desk of Ericka Long in ESS).

Unraveling the Character and Fitness Process

Tuesday October 28th, 2014

12 PM to 1PM, in Room 529, 

Lunch will be Served

Jessica L. Kuipers

Jessica will discuss the intricacies of the Character and Fitness process. This will be an interactive discussion moderated by:

Professor Victoria Vuletich.

Guilty! until proven innocent. 

Michigan's indigent defense and Gideon v Wainright

Wednesday November 5th, 2014

12 PM to 1PM, in Room 529,

Lunch will be Served.

     Jonathan M.W. Schildgen

Jonathan will discuss criminal procedure in Michigan. Specifically the inadequacy and often ineffective public defender system.  This will be an interactive discussion moderated by:

Professor Tonya Krause-Phelan.


Check out our facebook group to see more upcoming events ! 


SBA General Body Meetings
General Body Meetings are held on Mondays of even weeks at 12:30 p.m. in room 528.
This term's scheduled meetings will be held 
  • September 8, 2014
  • September 22, 2014
  • October 6, 2014
  • October 20, 2014
  • November 3, 2014 
  • November 17, 2014