Daily Briefs

Attorney elected to board of directors of Crescendo Detroit

Southfield-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. announced this week that Of Counsel David Steinberg has been elected to the board of directors for Crescendo Detroit, a nonprofit devoted to after school music education and educational tutoring in Detroit.
Serving a 3-year term, Steinberg will focus on expanding Crescendo Detroit’s presence in the community by serving as legal counsel to the organization and assisting with its development.
By focusing on neighborhood-based programs close to a student’s home, Crescendo Detroit develops intense music and music related programs that promote artistic excellence and academic achievement.
Steinberg is a leader in the field of franchise law, representing numerous national franchisors and franchisees throughout North America. A graduate of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and communications, Steinberg then went on to the University of Detroit School of Law for his juris doctorate. He continued his diverse education by earning a master’s degree in international trade regulation from the Georgetown University Law School.


6th annual Pryder Cup to be held August 9 at Scalawags Golf Club


The Wayne County Probate Bar Association and the Macomb County Probate Association will face off Aug. 9 in the 6th annual Pryder Cup at Scalawags Golf Club, located at 5210 Fairchild Road in Chesterfield. The Detroit Legal News is the sponsor for the event. The format is based on the Ryder Cup competition: two golfers from Wayne County will compete against two golfers from Macomb County based upon handicaps using a combination of best ball, scramble and every-other-shot format.
The winner of the team “competition” will be able to designate the charity to which all profits from the outing will be donated. Participants will be teamed the day of the outing. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. with tee time starting at 1 p.m.
Cost is $100 per person and includes golf, cart, lunch and light dinner. The event is limited to the first 12 golfers. Contact Walter Sakowski at (734) 525-2677 for more information.


Felony preliminary examinations to be held at Frank Murphy


Effective August 1, 2013, all Felony Preliminary Examinations, except for Domestic Violence Preliminary Examinations, will be conducted at:
Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226