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.
Bob Ehrenberg Chairs Distinguished Alumni Award Committee - Calls for 2017 Nominations
Attorney Bob Ehrenberg is now the Chairman of the St. Joseph Public Schools Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award Committee. Founded in 2012, the award honors exemplary St. Joseph High School Alumni who have excelled in their professions locally, nationally, and internationally, and have made significant contributions to their communities. Past honorees include Richard Dyer, William Gillespie, Robert VanAntwerp, and Jay Schadler. Nominations for the 2017 Award can be made until December 15, 2016.
Conybeare Law Office Co-Sponsors WIRX Inaugural Bike Bash
Conybeare Law Office was proud to co-sponsor WIRX’s first Bike Bash on September 24, 2016, at the Mendel Center. We were in awe of all of the beautiful motorcycles entered in the show, and we met a lot of great people at our booth full of safety tips for riders. WIRX raised money for the Denise Bohn-Stewart Children’s Education Fund while broadcasting live from the event.
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.