BRIEFS 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.

November 2016

BRIEFS Author Guidelines

Publication Schedule

  • BRIEFS is normally published 10 months of the year, from September to June. This last year we combined the December and January issues.


  • 15 th of the month for the following month. For example e.g. Feb 15 for March; March 15 for April

Publication Meetings

  • 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

Article Length

Note: The length of BRIEFS articles vary widely, so these are only rough guidelines.

  • 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 BRIEFS

ICBA Advertising Rates

Madelyne C. Lawry, Executive Director, at or 517-627-3938

Jessica Fox, Publication Committee Chair, at or 517-663-3306

Editor of BRIEFS

Roberta M. Gubbins, JD
Ghostwriter for the best legal minds
Ph: 734-255-9119

Ingham County Bar Association (ICBA)
Located at: PO Box 66, Grand Ledge, MI 48837
Phone: (517) 627-3938
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