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LEGAL PEOPLE

September 22, 2014

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that several of its attorneys have been honored in the Michigan Super Lawyers 2014 Top 100 Lawyers list.  Timothy H. Howlett has been named to Michigan Super Lawyers 2014 Top 100 Lawyers list.  He a ...

COMMENTARY: Remembering our Constitution and Founding Fathers

September 22, 2014

By Fred M. Mester (This past Wednesday, September 17, 2014 marked the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. We also celebrate this month the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner. I have been requested by different ...

COMMENTARY: Legislature has to act fast to avert trial court crisis

September 22, 2014

By Jon Campbell Legislation introduced at the Capitol on Sept. 9 will fix a funding crisis in Michigan's local courts. Without prompt action on and passage of House Bill 5785, Michigan's trial-level courts, which handle almost 3 million criminal and ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Chicken Tagine

September 22, 2014

By Nick Roumel I continue to be delighted by the number of attorneys who would much rather talk food with me than law. Perhaps that's because in eating, there is generally no adversary who is trying every trick in the book to frustrate your goals ...

TAKING STOCK: Bad biotech and IT recommendations

September 22, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: I have $10,000 to invest for a two- to three-year time frame and want to invest aggressively in a biotechnology issue and an information technology issue. Our Ameriprise broker has carefully researched and recommended three IT stocks-Nimble ...

EXPERT WITNESS - Enablers compound the problem

September 22, 2014

By Michael G. Brock This article was initially written in 2009, then revised in 2011. Last week I received a call informing me that the client mentioned in this piece has been involved in another accident. I don't know if he was intoxicated at ...