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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Baker College hosts Women in Transition conference

AUBURN HILLS
College hosts Women in Transition conference

Baker College of Auburn Hills, in partnership with Oakland Community College, the American Association of University Women and Best Source Credit Union, will host the seventh annual Women in Transition conference, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Baker College of Auburn Hills, 1500 University Drive. The event, titled “Everything you ever wanted to know about getting ahead,” is designed to assist and support women.
Attendees will learn about recognizing skills and interests, choosing and preparing for a career, getting into college or entering a trade, and obtaining financial and study skills assistance.
The $15 enrollment fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, all sessions and handouts. Scholarships are available. To register, call 248-340-0600. Registration deadline is Oct. 29.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS
Malven elected State Bar IT law chairman

Mark G. Malven, the leader of Dykema’s technology transactions practice, has been elected Chairman of the Information Technology Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.
Malven is known for his skill in the negotiation of technology transactions and the representation of technology-based businesses. He has experience as outside general counsel and strategic advisor for organizations in a variety of industries, with a particular focus on information technology, biotechnology, entertainment and manufacturing. Malven was recognized as a Michigan Super Lawyer by the publishers of “Law & Politics.”
A resident of Commerce Township, Malven splits his time between Dykema’s Ann Arbor and Bloomfield Hills offices. For information, visit www.dykema.com.

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