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August 29, 2016

William Ortman has joined the faculty of Wayne State University Law School as an assistant professor of law. For fall semester 2016, he will be teaching Administrative Law. Ortman comes to Wayne Law from Harvard Law School, where he served as a Climenko Fellow ...

Come one, come all, adopt a highway!

August 29, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek In Michigan, we have all seen the road signs that recognize a family, business or organization that has volunteered to spruce up the highway by picking up litter for a certain number of miles.  I saw some of the “Adopt ...

PREMI hits a home run with judges and a Mich. Supreme Court justice

August 29, 2016

By Richard L. Hurford On August 5, 2016, Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan (PREMi) orchestrated an ADR program in Traverse City that was simply amazing.  The program, which received rave reviews, focused on how litigators and counselors might ...

Law: A deadly profession

August 29, 2016

By Agenique Smiley Lawyers are killing themselves. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Lawyers are rated within the top four professions with the highest instances of suicide. The number one cause of suicide in the U.S. is depression and lawyers ...

A portfolio of oil, gas speculations

August 29, 2016

Dear Mr. Berko: For many reasons, I think oil and gas is going to move up later this year and in 2017. We have $60,000 in our joint account to speculate with. We want to buy a portfolio of seven or eight oil and gas stocks that will yield at least a ...

Legal People

August 29, 2016

The law firm of Couzens Lansky, located in Farmington Hills, is pleased to announce that Stephen L. Gutman has joined the firm as Of Counsel.  Gutman provides legal services to individuals and entities with regard to tax law, tax litigation, business ...