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Legal People

September 28, 2016

Potestivo & Associates PC is proud to announce and congratulate its very own "Best of the Best" Chantelle R. Neumann, supervising litigation attorney, for being selected to the Super Lawyers Michigan Rising Stars 2016. Additionally, the firm ...

MY TURN: Late bar president cut from same cloth as group's namesake

September 28, 2016

In Detroit legal circles, his name became synonymous with the terms “noted lawyer,” “scholar,” and “civil rights activist.” D. Augustus Straker, the namesake of the local bar association that was founded in 1990, lived ...

COMMENTARY: Cutting through red tape for good of special needs kids

September 28, 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 ...

TAKING STOCK: Get rid of Ford, GM stock

September 28, 2016

Dear Mr. Berko:  Last November, you told me not to buy General Motors or Ford stock.  Well, my stockbroker — whose father, after 31 years, still works for GM — has a love-hate relationship with your columns.  He told me that you’re ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: A view from the bridge of Spaceship Earth (part two)

September 28, 2016

By John F. Sase, Ph.D. Gerard J. Senick, senior editor Julie Gale Sase, copyeditor It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. —Charles Robert Darwin, 19th century English naturalist In ...

THE EXPERT WITNESS: Discretion is required

September 28, 2016

By Michael Brock and Matthew Zick Now that cameras are mandatory for persons driving on a restricted license issued by the AHS of the Secretary of State, there should no longer be any questions regarding who is providing the clean air required to clear the ...