Columns

My Turn . . .

April 13, 2015

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Bill Schuette, Michigan’s term-limited attorney general, isn’t one to shy away from a tough fight, vigorously defending the gay marriage ban that state voters approved by a 59 percent margin a decade ago. It ...

Remember the efforts of all the great patriots

April 13, 2015

Michael Warren Americans are notoriously poor at understanding our history, and what little we do know fixates on major events and figures. I’m as guilty of this as anyone. When my then 10-year-old daughter Leah and I created Patriot Week, we very intentionally ...

War's end helped unlock secret that spared 8 lives

April 13, 2015

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Auschwitz, the most notorious death camp of the Nazi reign, was in the news recently and for good reason. January 27 marked the 70th anniversary of the camp's liberation, signaling an end to one of wartime's darkest ...

Counselor's Corner . . .

April 13, 2015

Saying goodbye Fred Cavaiani These past two weeks many people I have known for years have died. They were friends and mentors and people who had a positive influence on my life. Saying goodbye to them is both painful and inspirational. I remember their positive ...

Promoting professionalism through better communication

April 13, 2015

Richard S. Victor Of Counsel Hertz Schram Our recent economic downturn combined with certain court decisions and legislation around the country has resulted in the elimination of several areas of practice for lawyers, which has yielded unintended results. ...

God's waiting room

April 13, 2015

After moving to Michigan, I quickly learned the Bill Knapp's demographic: lots and lots of seniors, enjoying traditional comfort food, and taking advantage of Bill Knapp's legendary birthday discount: 1% off for every year of your age. Live long enough - beyond ...