Columns

Alternate careers for attorneys

September 26, 2014

 By Marie E. Matyjaszek A lot of attorneys do not like being an attorney – some loathe it while others just feel general disappointment with their career choice. It’s depressing to spend all of your money, time and effort on graduating from ...

Sport still stirs the imagination of area attorney

September 26, 2014

 Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief   He is a columnist’s dream – engaging, smart, interesting, successful, and quotable. He dispenses juicy nuggets seemingly at will, waxing poetic about such worldly matters as the state of the ...

May It Please the Palate

September 26, 2014

 My Dear Aunt Tina By Nick Roumel My youngest is graduating from high school. Never mind that I’m going to be an empty nester, thus allowing me the unbridled fun of spending more evenings at the office. In the meantime, there is a rite of passage ...

The California Hitman Law

September 26, 2014

 By Marie E. Matyjaszek I was watching television the other night, trying to pretend I could still stay up late and function the next day when I came across a show called “Who the bleep did I marry.”  In this episode, California police ...

Defense bill once again highlights?Michigan?s national security role

September 26, 2014

 By Sen. Carl Levin My top responsibility as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is guiding the committee’s consideration of the annual defense authorization act, a bill that sets policies and establishes programs for our military. ...

Trim corporate welfare to $0

September 26, 2014

By Michael D. LaFaive With the recent release of Gov. Rick Snyder’s fiscal 2015 budget we can examine his administration’s priorities for the coming year. Once again, Michigan’s corporate welfare apparatus — led by the Michigan Economic ...