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The impact on employers of legalizing marijuana

April 20, 2018

By Sarah L. Nirenberg Michigan voters will likely have the opportunity to vote to legalize recreational use of marijuana on the statewide ballot in November 2018. If passed, the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act would allow adults 21 years ...

It pays (handsomely) to do bad in this era of no accountability

April 20, 2018

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Several years ago, in an article appearing in the Harvard Business Review, author Peer Fiss offered “A Short History of Golden Parachutes.” It was interesting reading, tracing the origin of the corporate ...

If you are kind and polite, the world will be right - prelude to LMA2018

April 20, 2018

My legal marketing buddy Nancy Myrland and I both love movies. Notably, we particularly love movies where kindness is prevalent and inclusive behaviors are modeled. At least that’s how I rationalize the fact that two grown legal marketers ...

Through the eyes of a child

April 20, 2018

By Judge Darlene A. O’Brien What a pleasure to be in the audience as retired Judge William Thorne discussed our child welfare system and its effect on our children. Judge Thorne hales from California and served as a tribal court judge in numerous states, ...

Counselor's Corner: Positive Investment of Emotions

April 20, 2018

By Fred Cavaiani Where do you invest your emotions?  When a tragedy happens like the latest shooting or latest terror attack, do you find yourself becoming emotionally distraught?  When the news media presents information on President Trump, do you ...

Did you know there is a question and answer for that?

April 20, 2018

By Marie E. Matyjaszek When I’m holding a hearing, or helping walk-in clients at the Friend of the Court, I’ve noticed that some information I provide comes as a surprise to them.  So, I have put together a list of “did you knows” ...