is the official publication of the Ingham County Bar Association. It provides
substantive articles on many areas of the law as well as the latest information
on happenings in our local legal community.
BRIEFS Author Guidelines
- BRIEFS is normally published 10 months of the year, from September to June.
This last year we combined the December and January issues.
th of the month for the following month. For example e.g. Feb 15 for March;
March 15 for April
Normally held the 2
nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 am, at Speaker Law Firm.
- 300 dpi
- Converted to B&W
- No PNG
Note: The length of BRIEFS articles vary widely, so these are only rough
In BRIEF notices: 100 to 200 words
Local Legal notices: 100 to 150 words
Columns: 300 to 500 words
Articles: 700-1000 words
Ads: 20-60 words
Submitting articles or advertisements to
ICBA Advertising Rates
Madelyne C. Lawry, Executive Director, at
email@example.com or 517-627-3938
Jessica Fox, Publication Committee Chair, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 517-663-3306
Editor of BRIEFS
Roberta M. Gubbins, JD
Ghostwriter for the best legal minds