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Category: General Laughfest: Humor From the Bench

Tue, 3/10

Catholic Information Center, 360 Division Ave. S., Ste. 2A, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 View Map
Tuesday, March 10 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Catholic Information Center Grand Rapids

Sara Smolenski has earned a reputation among her peers as a distinguished judge, and is a proven strong community leader spending countless hours outside of the courtroom as a legal advocate, contributor and activist for several non-profit groups and organizations. She also believes in the incredible power of humor and how it can inspire others. Join Judge Sara as she shares the funny side of law and how humor helps her find balance in life. ($10.00 donation requested, proceeds for to Gildas’ Club in Grand Rapids) To register call 616-459-7267 or

Judge Sara Smolenski is a Grand Rapids native. She earned an Associate of Arts Degree from Grand Rapids Junior College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan. In 1982, she earned a Juris Doctorate Degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She was elected to the bench in 1990. She was appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court as Chief Judge of the 63rd District Court in 1996.

In addition to her legal work and community service, Judge Smolenski has established herself as a popular local humorist frequently exhibiting her unique “real life” humor for many organizations. She is a frequent speaker at community events, educational programs, charitable organizations, civic and community groups

Presenter: Judge Sara Smolenski

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Cost: $10 donation for Gildas' Club Grand Rapids

CIC Grand Rapids
616-459-7267 X1803

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