Columns

OFF THE PRESS

July 16, 2019

Just published by the American Bar Association, "Untangling Fear in Lawyering: A Four-Step Journey Toward Powerful Advocacy" acknowledges feelings of self-doubt in a field often known for confidence and presents grounded, authentic solutions to manage ...

NERDWALLET: Let's get real about health costs in retirement

July 16, 2019

By Liz Weston NerdWallet You won’t pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That’s the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying. Fidelity Investments, for example, says a couple retiring in 2019 ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

July 16, 2019

The Michigan Defense Trial Counsel has announced its leadership for July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The officers are: • President Irene Bruce Hathaway of Miller, Canfield, Paddock, & Stone PLC. • Vice President Terence P. Durkin of Kitch, Drutchas, ...

OBITUARY

July 16, 2019

Financial columnist Malcolm Berko, whose column appeared in the Oakland County Legal News for many years, has passed away in Florida. His column, “Taking Stock,” which often railed against modern life and politics as much as it doled out financial ...

MY TURN: 'Call of freedom' should ring loud and long again

July 16, 2019

A friend, who co-founded a successful business in Colorado 25 years ago, is running for elective office there, seeking a State House seat in District 13, which hopefully will be a lucky number for a first-time legislative candidate. There is every reason ...

COMMENTARY: That arbitration agreement might need some revisions

July 16, 2019

By Rich Meneghello BridgeTower Media Newswires   Many employers have incorporated arbitration agreements into their standard human resources process, and gained much value from them. They bring efficiency, cost savings, confidentiality and a certain sense ...