Columns

My Turn: Corporate lawyer known as Detroit's 'man for all seasons'

July 28, 2016

A Republican insider, attorney Richard Van Dusen possessed a deft political touch that was admired on both sides of the aisle, earning praise as the “Motor City’s man for all seasons.” It was a label he wore with humility during a legal ...

'Paws' and think before you leave Buddy in the hot car

July 28, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek As I am constantly pulling objects out of my puppy’s mouth, it’s a safe bet to say that I think about dogs a lot lately.  And sadly, I’ve seen quite a few reports of people leaving animals (including K-9 officers) ...

The 'smart' of compromise in mediation

July 28, 2016

By Earlene Baggett-Hayes The use of compromise in settling disputes has been debated for decades. In one regard, there are those who feel that compromise is the savior for conflict resolution. On the other hand, there are those who challenge the effectiveness ...

Boston or Detroit Cooler?

July 28, 2016

A certain fast food restaurant recently ran a promotion to give away free Boston Coolers. My wife mentioned that she would be taking advantage; I suggested that I would just take the cantaloupe. Wife looked at me like I was from outer space, or at least ...

Legal People

July 28, 2016

Quinn Law Group PLLC, an intellectual property law firm located in Novi, has announced that Anthonie Moll joined the firm as principal. Initially trained as a chemical engineer, Moll is a registered patent attorney with substantial experience in drafting ...

MY TURN: Obsession yields fruit for attorney

July 28, 2016

From the time he was 8 years old until he headed off to college a decade later, Gordon Snavely was obsessed with collecting baseball cards. It was 10-year hobby that paid handsome dividends for the longtime attorney, who specializes in estate planning, probate ...