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A flexible protocol for pre-suit and early stage mediation in business disputes

June 27, 2019

Jerome F. Rock In my experience as a neutral in business, technology and construction industry disputes, I’ve come to appreciate the effectiveness of Pre-Suit and Early Stage mediation. As a former business executive, I understand the value of minimizing ...

Four key ingredients every lawyer needs to succeed

June 27, 2019

Susan Letterman White BridgeTower Media Newswires Managing a law practice takes time, and many lawyers find it stressful. Managing your practice successfully is more likely with four key ingredients: goals, confidence, passion and focus. Goals Goals guide ...

The importance of setting standards

June 27, 2019

Hon. Michael Warren For approximately 5 years the Michigan Department of Education has been working on revising the K-12 Social Studies Standards. One would hope that with this much time and energy that the document would provide precisely defined terms and ...

State to change Michigan's sex offender statute

June 27, 2019

By Marie E. Matyjaszek The State of Michigan recently was ordered – again – to revise its Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA), which was deemed unconstitutional in 2016.  Almost three years ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ...

The Brown v Board of Education case didn't start how you think it did

June 27, 2019

Charise Cheney University of Oregon (THE CONVERSATION) — As the nation celebrates the 65th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, the case is often recalled as one that “forever changed the course of American history.” But ...

AltmanWeil survey shows law firm financials solid in 2018

June 27, 2019

BridgeTower Media Newswires An annual survey of law firms with 50 or more lawyers shows that more firms improved their financial performance last year and are looking to the future with more optimism than previous editions of the survey suggested. The 2019 ...