Attorney Training - 2021
Thursday, October 7, 2021
|Session for Attorneys New to Training||Session for all Probate Attorneys|
|9:00 am - 12:00 pm||1:30 pm - 3:00 pm|
Note : The 2021 Attorney Training Program will be a virtual webinar via ZOOM.
- (opens in new window) Agenda
- (opens in new window) Registration Link
- 2021 Attorney Training Materials
- (opens in new window) Wayne County Probate Bar Association Flyer/Registration Form
The attorney training program will not contain handouts. Registrants may retrieve materials via the Court's website. Attorneys are welcome to bring their laptops to the program; you will be able to pull up the handouts during the training sessions from the Court's website, in addition to following the power point presentations by the speakers.
- What is the Attorney Training Program?
- Do I have to attend both sessions?
- Will the seminar be offered again this year?
- How much is the Attorney Training Program?
- How do I register?
- How do I become eligible for assignments?
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Virtual webinar via ZOOM
Initial Attorney Training – 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Courtwide Attorney Training – 1:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.
What is the Attorney Training Program?
The Attorney Training Program was initiated by Wayne County Probate Court in early 1996 to promote and insure the effectiveness of counsel assigned to represent parties in probate matters. Completion of one or both sessions of this seminar is mandatory for all attorneys desiring to qualify to receive future assignments from the Probate Court.
Do I have to attend both sessions?
Attorneys who attended any of the attorney training programs from 1996 - 2020 are only required to attend the October 7, 2021 afternoon program for recertification. Attorneys who did not attend any of the seminars from 1996 - 2020 must attend both the morning and afternoon sessions.
Will the seminar be offered again this year?
No. We only offer the seminar once a year.
How much is the Attorney Training Program?
The cost is $100.00 total, whether you attend one or both sessions.
How do I register?
It is a two step process. First register for the webinar via Zoom by clicking on this (opens in new window)link . Then, either (1) use (opens in new window)ePayment to pay the regristration fee or (2) complete the (opens in new window)registration and mail a check to :
Attention: Cashier Office of Budget & Management
Wayne County Probate Court
1307 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Detroit, MI 48226-3447
For additional information on registration, call the Office of the Chief Deputy Probate Register at (313) 224-5685.
How do I become eligible for assignments?
To become eligible to receive assignments from the Wayne County Probate Court, an attorney will be required to:
Attend the Attorney Training session offered by Wayne County Probate Court on October 7, 2021 from 1:30 to 3:00 P.M.
Also attend the Attorney Training Session from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. if you did not attend any of the Attorney Training Programs from 1996 - 2020.
Submit by November 18, 2021 a complete “Attorney Profile Sheet” (provided by the Court in seminar materials), and a current malpractice insurance “face sheet,” showing aggregate coverage of at least $250,000.
Note: Attorneys who do not provide proof of malpractice insurance will be eligible to receive guardian ad litem assignments only.
Important Note : If you do not obtain eligibility to receive appointments through this program, payment vouchers for any Probate Court assignments will NOT be honored by Wayne County.