Save the Date for the 6th Annual Call to Justice Awards!

Call to Justice Logo with borderPlease join us for the 6th Annual Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards! These are two special events honoring four individuals around the state that have made significant and inspiring contributions to the needs of vulnerable adults. The Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards are an Access to Justice event in partnership with the Michigan State Bar Foundation.

The 2014 honorees are:

The Honorable David M. Murkowski – Kent County Probate Court

David Spivey, President & CEO – St. Mary Mercy Hospital

Robin Erb, Medical Writer – Detroit Free Press

Posthumously Mike Chielens, Former Executive Director – Legal Aid of Western Michigan

The dates are as follows:

Monday, April 28, 2014

Luncheon – 12 PM to 2 PM

Glen Oaks Country Club

Farmington Hills, MI

Tickets: $60 per person (includes $25 charitable donation); $465 per table of eight (includes a $185 charitable donation)

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Breakfast – 8 AM to 10 AM

Gordon Food Service

Wyoming, MI

Tickets: $55 per person (includes a $25 charitable donation); $425 per table of eight (includes a $185 charitable donation)

Registration for these events will be made available in the next couple of weeks. Subscribe to our newsletter for automatic updates on these events. You can also check our website at for more information as it becomes available.

Do you have a story to share about one of the honorees and how they have improved the lives of Michigan seniors? Feel free to leave comments and congratulations for the 2014 Call to Justice honorees in the comments section below.

Elder Law of Michigan participates in the Access to Justice Campaign to increase resources for civil legal aid to the poor in Michigan. The ATJ Campaign is a partnership of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan State Bar Foundation, and Michigan’s civil legal aid programs. Tax deductible contributions for the ATJ Fund are received and administered by the Michigan State Bar Foundation according to the Access to Justice Fund Guidelines located at

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