In Good Health: Partners find their niche in legal field
 Figure that any attempt at health care reform will be good for business at The Health Law Partners, a Southfield-based firm where a pair of founding partners share more than a legal vision.At first glance, Abby Pendleton and Adrienne Dresevic, both magna cum laude graduates of Wayne State...
ELEMENT-ary: Chemist finds just the right legal balance
 Chemistry is defined as a science dealing with the composition and properties of substances. Other definitions describe chemistry as an interaction between people with respect to emotional or intellectual qualities, and the make-up of a person, group or situation.For Sangeeta Shah, that...
Representing: Lawyers find their rhythm on stage
 Mount Clemens attorney and bass player Jon Biernat has a theory about why there may be so many musicians in the legal field: At some point you realize you cant make much of a living in the music industry.He may be right, but the pull to perform on stage in a band is strong enough that a...
Back to School: Wayne Law Alums Returning the Favor
Theres a common denominator behind what motivates graduates of Wayne Law School to become active in its alumni association: Gratitude. They express feeling a debt of deep appreciation to the school for the education they received and the opportunities they later pursued. Wayne Law made me who I...
Chess Nuts: Age-Old pursuit charms a new group of masters
 Chess has been called the Game of Kings. But really, anyone can play. Even lawyers.Two Michigan attorneys who have devoted as much of their lives to chess as they have to the practice of law are Lineas Baze and Michael Smith. The two are among a handful of attorneys in the state who have...
High Courts: Law gets lift as space lawyers prepare to practice in cosmos
We are earthlings and we come in peace. This is my lawyer and youll have to get any additional information from her. Earlier this year a group of tech zillionaires announced their intention to mine an asteroid. Google executives Eric Schmidt and Larry Page and former Microsoft chief software...
Shedding Light: Legal staffing, services firm lives up to its name
Lynn Galbenski is a fan of Thomas Edison, perhaps the greatest inventor of the 20th century.  His genius, of course, was not limited to literally lighting the way for generations to come, but instead extended to inspiring and encouraging others to look at life from a different...
The Three P's
Co-founder of Summer in the City works to 'repair world' in DetroitIn the summer of 2002, Ben Falik came home to Detroit after his sophomore college year with an itch to volunteer. He and two buddies scratched that itch by launching Summer in the City, a nonprofit that has mobilized...