MAJ schedules 'Seminar in the Snow'

The Michigan Association for Justice will conduct its “Seminar in the Snow: Litigation Strategies & Techniques” Friday through Sunday, Feb. 24-26, at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville.

The festivities will begin Friday evening with a welcome reception at the Crystal Mountain bar overlooking the slopes. Morning cocktails will be offered before attendees head to the Saturday morning seminar session, followed by a family-friendly dinner party. Discounted skiing will be available on Friday for all registered guests. COVID vaccines are required.

The Seminar/Reception Package includes

• Friday discounted skiing for all
• Friday night party
• Party and buffet Saturday evening for registrants and their families
• Continental breakfast (Saturday) registered guests
• Saturday seminar
• Seminar materials

Seminar topics and speakers will include:

• The History of Lawyer Advertising, with MAJ Treasurer Barry Conybeare, Conybeare Law Office PC

• Basics: Cross-Examining Police on Black Box Data, with Melissa Heinz, Gruel, Mills, Nims, & Pylman PLLC

• Defense Perspective: Things Plaintiff Attorneys Should and Shouldn’t Do, with Nicole McCarthy, Goodman Acker PC

• Don’t Get Burned: Handling Property Insurance Cases, with MAJ President Stuart Sklar, Fabian, Sklar, King & Liss PC

• The ABC’s of ESI: It Makes (or Breaks) Your Case, with Tiffany Ellis, Weitz & Luxenberg PC

• Legal Ethics, with Judge Allie Greenleaf Moldonado, Michigan Court of Appeals

• Mind Games: Harnessing Behavioral & Psychological Tools as an Advocate, with Marco Masciulli, Ven Johnson Law PLC

Event rates are $400 for MAJ members, $325 for MAJ sustaining members, $270 for MAJ members practicing 4 years or less, $270 for MAJ paralegal/law clerk members, and $575 for non-members.

For any questions about hotel accommodations, email MAJ Deputy Director Michelle Lefke at

To register or for additional information, visit and click on “Events.”



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