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MCODSA Fall Training 2018 Seminar
November 1, 2018 through November 2, 2018

Crystal Mountain

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 For more information, please contact the M.C.O.D.S.A. office at (800) 99 - CIVIL

12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI  49683


For overnight accommodations, please contact the facility directly at 855-995-5146 and mention MCODSA (or group code #4618XH) to get your room discount.
***Our room block will fill quickly, so please book your rooms early.***
Program Overview
MCODSA invites you and your staff to attend our Annual Fall Training Seminar. We believe that training is essential to maintaining the highest level of integrity and professionalism in our field.
The Association has held Training Seminars throughout Michigan since 1979. This year’s seminar will be at Crystal Mountain located in Thompsonville, Michigan.
In addition to the Training Seminar, MCODSA will also be offering our workshops on Thursday, November 1st, 2018.  This is extremely beneficial to those who are new to the civil process field, as it provides basic information as well as some more in depth discussion.  This year’s workshop will cover all aspects of civil process in a relaxed discussion style format. The workshop is only available to those attendees that preregister for this seminar. Register today to participate in this great and informative workshop.
  • General Civil Process Overview by Honorable Joseph S. Filip - 12th District Court
  • Legislative Updates & Skip Tracing Tips by Jeff Kirkpatrick
  • Landlord Tenants & Evictions by Attorney John D. Bradshaw  - John D. Bradshaw, P.C.
  • Interactive Panel Discussion / Current Topics of Interest - MCODSA Board of Directors
  • Foreclosure Sales by Attorney Melissa Z. Prantzalos - Orlans PC
  • Requests & Orders to Seize Property by Attorney Gary D. Popovits - Brandt, Pezzetti, Vermetten & Popovits

For those of you wishing to become Certified through MCODSA, three Certification Exams will be available following the workshop on Thursday, November 1st. The Certified Process Server (CPS) exam tests your knowledge on the laws and procedures necessary to possess a solid foundation of knowledge for serving general civil process. The Certified Eviction Specialist (CES) demonstrates your knowledge of the law and procedures necessary to serve general civil process and orders of eviction. The CES is designed for those court officers and deputies who serve evictions and do not do other types of property seizures. The Certified Court Officer (CCO) exam demonstrates your knowledge of the laws and procedures necessary to serve general civil process, orders of eviction, and the seizure of personal and real property. Exams will be administered and collected after the Workshop for any that would like to become certified.

New to MCODSA or want to catch up with some old friends? The MCODSA Hospitality Suite will be Thursday, November 1st, 2018. This is a great opportunity to introduce yourself, meet someone new, or say hi to an old friend, as well as enjoy drinks and refreshments. Limited beer and wine available!  The Hospitality Suite will be from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. Look for Suite details in the hotel lobby for room location.

For members of MCODSA, our annual membership meeting will follow presentations on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 4:00 pm.

Register before October 16, 2018 for $25 off the regular registration fee!

ID Cards and Merchandise will be available at the seminar!

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