Wolverine Bar to host annual Barristers' Ball

The Wolverine Bar Foundation  and Wolverine Bar Association (WBA) will host the 55th Annual Barristers’ Ball Charity Event on Saturday, April 16, at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center.

The black-tie event, scheduled from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m., commemorates the WBA’s 90-plus years of commitment to diversity, excellence in the legal profession and improvement to the quality of life in the metropolitan Detroit area.

Each year, the annual gathering attracts more than 1,500 leaders from the legal, business, civic and political communities in southeastern Michigan.

To purchase tickets, visit www.2016barristersball.eventbrite.com.

The Barristers’ Ball is the signature fundraiser for the Wolverine Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the WBA. 

The foundation has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to area law students, fostered attorney participation in pro bono activities and sponsored community outreach programs and seminars on legal issues.