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.
Conybeare Law Office Staff Changes
Conybeare Law Office is proud to announce it has recently hired attorney Sasha Boersma. She will be working in our Social Security and Worker’s Compensation department. Sasha was born and raised in southern Berrien County, graduating from River Valley High School. She attended Western Michigan University and the Valparaiso University School of Law where she was an honors program participant.
Founder Bruce Conybeare Giving Back in Retirement
Volunteers as Vice President of the Benton Harbor Football Boosters
Bruce Conybeare is Of Counsel/Retired at the firm he founded in 1984, but he hasn’t stopped giving back to the community. Bruce currently serves as the Vice President of the newly formed Benton Harbor Football Boosters.
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.