Columns

A chance meeting with two champs

September 26, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” — Muhammad  Ali Some three decades ago, during the formative years of my newspaper career in the Ann Arbor area, I met Faz Husain, ...

Business responsibilities of closing up shop

September 26, 2016

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media Newswires Law, as I’ve repeatedly stated, is more than a profession; it’s also a business. When you close up shop, in addition to your professional responsibilities as a lawyer, you also have business responsibilities ...

Legendary lawyer had ?Cross? to bear during World War I

September 26, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief While his father founded the firm that would become Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone, it was the son who etched his name among Detroit’s “Legal Legends.” Sidney Trowbridge Miller, a native Detroiter ...

Crisis communications: Be ready and have a plan

September 26, 2016

Shea Anderson BridgeTower Media Newswires When it comes to crisis, there are two kinds of companies: Those that have experienced a crisis, and those that are about to. In the course of business operations, crises take many forms, but some kind of challenge ...

Cutting through red tape for special needs kids

September 26, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Almost every day that I am at work, I wish we had an office dog or cat to prowl around the premises.  Not because I require one to work, but because they simply make dealing with the day-to-day stress easier. Who wouldn’t ...

Driverless cars: Not a good (role) model for law firms

September 26, 2016

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media BOSTON, MA - Driverless cars have been in the news lately, making people think about a future world in which power is not in the hands of the people. Although technological advances are often good, lawyers should not allow driverless ...