Columns

"Are you kidding me!?"- bringing humor to the mediation process

February 6, 2020

Sheldon J. Stark Mediation is a serious process where serious conflicts are seriously addressed by serious people. Whether the process results in resolution or continued litigation, the consequences are serious, too. Generally, the more consequential the ...

What millennials should know about estate planning

February 6, 2020

Janelle Haggadone and Rebecca Wrock Varnum LLP If you thought, millennials and estate planning don’t belong in the same sentence, you wouldn’t be alone. After all, a common misconception is that estate planning is only for the ultra-wealthy, those ...

The role of fear in the practice of law

February 6, 2020

Sibyl Dunlop BridgeTower Media Newswires The legal profession is finally waking up to the fact that practicing law is stressful. The ABA is emphasizing lawyer well-being. And a slew of books have hit the market discussing the role of fear in the practice ...

Your right to know

February 6, 2020

Dirk Milliman Three Rivers Commercial News The Leaders of the Republican Caucus in the Michigan House of Representatives want to pull public notices from newspapers and allow governmental entities (cities, villages, township, counties, etc.) to satisfy notice ...

Local Voice: Keep eyes open to prevent financial scams against seniors

February 6, 2020

By Nicolas Camargo Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC While it is important to make sure our parents are well taken care of and healthy as they age, it is just as important to make sure that their financial affairs are in order. This also includes being on ...

My Turn: A once bright life that took a tragic turn

February 6, 2020

Last week, while rummaging through some files that were destined for the recycling bin, I came across a card that immediately gave me a heavy heart. It was written some 30 years ago by a then promising high school student who I helped mentor as he began working ...