Columns

Lawsuits don't discriminate among discriminators

September 1, 2014

Edward Poll, The Daily Record Newswire Want a surefire way to protect against at least some lawsuits? Don't discriminate! Although this is common knowledge that all lawyers undoubtedly know innately, it bears repeating: Don't discriminate! In July, the Equal ...

Changing marijuana laws challenge employers

September 1, 2014

Jose?Klein, The Daily Record Newswire Last month, the New York Times' editorial board declared that it was "high time" to end federal prohibition of marijuana. The announcement was newsworthy as the latest social indicator of changing public attitudes ...

Legal counsel

September 1, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: After three years, we had to dismiss our legal counsel, though we parted on excellent terms. I know you are familiar with our case because that firm unsuccessfully offered you a retainer and ongoing fee to advise it. We have narrowed our choice ...

Keep your investment plan focused

September 1, 2014

Anyone with investable assets is keenly aware of the challenges facing today's market environment. They are uncertain whether stocks can continue their stellar positive run and they are unsure if bonds can help them get to their intended destination. They ...

Law firm partners must be more than just players

September 1, 2014

Nancy Byerly Jones, The Daily Record Newswire Like all driven professionals, law-firm partners sometimes can disappoint when it comes to dealing with colleagues' personal problems. The reason is simple and more than understandable when seen in the context ...

ADR and the business courts: Value added and innovation

September 1, 2014

Two articles in the August 2014 edition of the Michigan Bar Journal are worthy of your consideration. Brian Einhorn's President's Page entitled, The Future of the Species, is a call for all counsel to critically question the efficacy and cost effectiveness ...