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A Pandemic Shift in Finances: Simplifying and Saving

October 15, 2021

By Hal M. Bundrick The pandemic has caused many people to reassess their priorities. There is talk of moving out of the city, simplifying life and saving more money. "I'm not going to spend money like that anymore," my millennial daughter told ...

A key component of Peacemaking circle rests on foundation of trust and respect

October 15, 2021

Introduction As young women beginning our journey in the legal world, we had the privilege of interning for the Honorable Timothy Connors of the Washtenaw County Court this year. The two of us – one a senior at the University of Michigan and the other ...

Matrimonial Law: Credit card debt presents sticky situations in divorces

October 15, 2021

By Sara Stout Ashcraft BridgeTower Media Newswires Those of us who practice matrimonial law are always dealing with debt. The required Statement of Net Worth has a section devoted to debt, including “chattel mortgages.” Today the biggest debt people ...

Decide how you want to show up; then commit to doing so

October 15, 2021

By Karen Natzel BridgeTower Media Newswires When you think about the kind of professional you want to be, what comes to mind? What kind of impact do you want to make as a leader? As we navigate out of this pandemic and into our next chapter, we have an opportunity ...

Employer considerations for working parents

October 15, 2021

By Wilson Jarrell BridgeTower Media Newswires For employers, back-to-school time means many of their employees who are working parents are trying to balance the obligations of work and home, and are now doing so with the added complications of shifting guidance ...

Commentary: Understanding anger and its impact on lawyers

October 15, 2021

Dr. Tracey Meyers BridgeTower Media Newswires “If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.” — Chinese proverb Can we get rid of anger? Many lawyers grapple with how to work with people who are angry: ...