Michigan lawyers who want to know the latest on the work-in-progress that is the new Court of Claims will want to set aside time on Friday to attend a Court of Claims forum at UD Mercy School of Law. Judge Michael Talbot, chief judge of the court, will make a presentation on the nuts and bolts of practice in the new Court, and UDM Law Dean Harris will moderate panels to address the impact on tax and negligence cases and appellate practice. Panelists are Graham Crabtree, Chad Engelhardt, Lynn Gandhi, Richard Kraus, Raymond Morganti, and Gradley Morton. The forum will begin at 2:00 p.m. and conclude by 5:15 p.m. for a complimentary networking reception. Register here.