Columns

Spring Lamb

April 22, 2015

OK I remembered the quote wrong. I read “Report to Greco” many years ago, the fictionalized autobiography of Nikos Kazantzakis (“Zorba the Greek,” “Last Temptation of Christ”). Here’s the quote as I recalled it:} “Grandfather, ...

No pizza for you!

April 22, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek    Oh, Indiana.  Home of the NCAA and host of the Final Four basketball tournament that my beloved Spartans are in, the Hoosier State has been at the center of a political storm over the past week. Having the effect ...

Past president of OCBA now serving State Bar

April 22, 2015

It was an idea she championed as president of the Oakland County Bar Association in 2010. It was bold, it was innovative, and it has gained traction over the span of the past five years for the benefit of those in legal need and for young attorneys trying ...

Promoting professionalism through better communication

April 22, 2015

(Excerpts taken from presentation given by Richard S. Victor, chair of Professionalism and Collegiality Committee, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, at the AAML national meeting in Panama City, Panama, March 2015.) By Richard S. Victor, Of Counsel ...

It takes two... no wait ... three to tango?

April 22, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek    It is said that it takes two to tango – but if England’s House of Lords votes in favor of new legislation – it will take three in some cases when it comes to procreation.  And no, this is not ...

Bugged by food trends

April 22, 2015

I was checking out 2015’s predicted food trends, and practically spit out my mouthful of fried Sriracha grasshoppers. That’s because the next food craze is supposed to be insects. As reported in Time¸ the president of “food trend consultancy” ...