Michigan Appellate Bench Bar Conference Foundation

Learn more about the Michigan Appellate Bench Bar Conference
Our Mission

To improve the administration of appellate justice in Michigan through conferences designed to encourage an exchange of ideas among Michigan appellate lawyers, judges, and court staff.  The Michigan Appellate Bench Bar Conference Foundation believes that this interchange of ideas allows for participants to learn how to better perform their roles in the process and collectively to improve it.


Save the date for the upcoming 2022 Bench Bar Conference!

Which will be held: Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13, 2022

Board Members

Phillip DeRosier

Co-Chair
Garan Lucow Miller, P.C.

Matthew Nelson

Co-Chair
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

Timothy Diemer

Treasurer
Jacobs & Diemer Law Firm

Marilena David-Martin

Secretary
State Appellate Defender Office

Anne Argiroff

Director
Anne Argiroff PLC

John Bursch

Director
Bursch Law PLLC

Mary Massaron

Director
Plunkett Cooney

Liisa Speaker

Director
Speaker Law Firm, PLLC

Beth Wittman

Director
Kitch Law

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