News & Community
We care about Southwest Michigan. It's where we live and work.
Making our communities safer, healthier and happier places is important to everyone in our firm. This is our home, too. We volunteer professionally and personally to support the many good things taking place in our area. In this section, we will keep you updated on our staff, new practice areas and services, our community involvements and the issues that impact your safety and health. Please check here for the latest news.
Teen Driving Safety
The start of school this week means more teen drivers are on the roads. The attorneys at Conybeare Law Office are far too familiar with car accidents involving teen drivers. We would like to offer insight into where teen drivers go wrong and how parents can educate their teens to be safe drivers. We also want to address common mistakes parents make that put both themselves and their kids at risk when purchasing and insuring cars for their teen drivers.
Berrien County Bar Association Hosts Golf Outing & Bestows Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award
On the afternoon of August 16, 2016, over 40 golfers took to the course at Point O’ Woods in Benton Harbor, Michigan for the annual Berrien County Bar Association Golf Outing. Conybeare Law Office sponsored the beverage cart, and our four-man team won the golf scramble with an -11 score. Proceeds from the golf outing were donated to help provide funding for technology development in the Legal Self-Help Center in the Berrien County Courthouse. Past Association President John Johnson was also thanksed for his service and presented with a plaque commemorating his leadership.
Bob Ehrenberg to Host ENCORE 2016
The second ENCORE variety show, a reunion of St. Joseph Public Schools alumni, will be hosted by Conybeare Law Office’s own Bob Ehrenberg on August 19 and 20 at 7:00 p.m at the John and Dede Howard Auditorium at St. Joseph High School.
Medical Errors Are No. 3 Cause Of U.S Deaths, Researchers Say
A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine says medical errors should rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States — and highlights how shortcomings in tracking vital statistics may hinder research and keep the problem out of the public eye.
Barry Conybeare Appointed to School Board
Barry Conybeare has been appointed to the Board of Education for St. Joseph Public Schools to fill an open board seat vacated in January, 2016.
Berrien County Jury Awards $16 Million to Motor Vehicle Accident Victim
A Berrien County Trial Court jury awarded a $16 million settlement on Oct. 15, 2015, to Harishkumar Patel who was permanently paralyzed in a vehicle accident on I-94 in Berrien County.