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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Workshop

January 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This seminar is intended to provide participants with an understanding of the Freedom of Information Act and procedures necessary to process public information requests. FOIA coordinators and other employees with FOIA responsibilities will review relevant processes, rights of the requesters, model forms & responses, and case studies. Agencies and individual seminar participants are encouraged to forward any specific questions or concerns to the LEORTC prior to the seminar so that their particular issues will be addressed.

Topic to be covered include:

  • Overview of the Freedom of Information Act
  • Processing FOIA Requests (Procedures & Pitfalls)
  • Appropriate Fees
  • FOIA Exemptions
  • Rights of the Requesters
  • Model Responses
  • Model FOIA Forms
  • Case Studies

Class Size:      
Limited to 45
LEORTC Licensed Members – Prepaid
LEORTC Non-Sworn Personnel – $25 p/p
Non-Member Agencies – $50 p/p

Presenter: Attorney Leo P. Carey has been licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan for more than twenty-five years. He was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Genesee County for 10 years and has been in private practice since 1994. Leo is an instructor in the LERTA Police Academy and serves as the attorney for several local municipalities.





January 24
9:00 am - 1:00 pm




Flint Township PD
5200 Norko Drive
Flint Township, MI 48507 United States
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