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  • SBM's Annual Meeting: Foundation honors 3 lawyers with posthumous awards

    August 28, 2014

     The Michigan State Bar Foundation has selected Hon. Hilda Gage (posthumously) as the 2014 recipient of its highest honor, the Founders Award, which recognizes lawyers who exemplify professional excellence and outstanding community contributions. Pas

  • Justice Viviano to address Children's Law Section

    August 28, 2014

     Michigan Supreme Court Justice David Viviano will address the State Bar of Michigan Children’s Law Section at the SBM Annual Meeting, from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 19 at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids. Justice Viviano’s program, “Reflectio

  • SBM Young Lawyers Section brings home first-place honors

    August 28, 2014

     The State Bar of Michigan Young Lawyers Section won First Place Awards of Achievement in two out of four categories from the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, as well as the Outstanding Public Service Award from the American Bar Endowment

  • Avoiding the uncertainty of a medical malpractice trial

    August 28, 2014

     By Richard Bone   Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provides viable and attractive alternatives to jury trials as a means of resolving medical legal disputes arising out of allegations of professional negligence. The two primary alternatives

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