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June 17, 2019

Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that Carrie Leahy has been appointed chair-elect of the firm's executive management committee. She will succeed Larry R. Shulman as chair of the executive management committee effective January 1, 2020. Shulman has served ...

Key to representative democracy? Persuasion

June 17, 2019

 By Lee H. Hamilton I am lucky enough these days to be in regular touch with young people — students — who are interested in public service. I find hope in their quality, energy, and motivation, and they press me to think more deeply about ...

Michigan given 90 days to change sex offender statute

June 17, 2019

By Marie E. Matyjaszek The State of Michigan recently was ordered – again – to revise its Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA), which was deemed unconstitutional in 2016.  Almost three years ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth ...

ASK CARRIE: Can you roll over a Roth 401(k) to a Roth IRA?

June 17, 2019

Dear Carrie: I'm 56 and have both a traditional and a Roth 401(k). Right now, I contribute the maximum to my Roth each year. I plan to roll the Roth 401(k) into a Roth IRA before I'm 70 1/2 to avoid having to take an RMD. Two questions: Do I need to open ...

SOCIAL SECURITY & YOU: 12 questions, 12 answers

June 17, 2019

I usually devote an entire column to just one subject so that I can thoroughly cover all the nuances. But today I’m going to go for a record. I will see if I can answer a dozen questions in the limited space I have. Obviously, the answers will be short ...

Legal People

June 17, 2019

Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that Holly A. Hubert has joined the firm as a staff attorney. Hubert is a member of Bodman's Enterprise Procurement Group and is based in the firm's Troy office. She represents business clients in connection with a variety ...