Columns

Multidisciplinary practice groups: the time is now

September 22, 2016

Edward Poll, BridgeTower Media Newswire In the opening salvo in the early 1950s anti-Communist hearings, Sen. Joseph McCarthy dramatically asked, in a very brusque voice, “Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?” A similar ...

Legendary lawyer had 'Cross' to bear during World War I

September 22, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief While his father founded the firm that would become Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone, it was the son who etched his name among Detroit’s “Legal Legends.” Sidney Trowbridge Miller, a native Detroiter ...

Dog Days of Summer

September 22, 2016

Nick Roumel Summer gives us “Al Fresco” dining. And sometimes “Al” has a dog. It is more and more common to see diners at restaurant patios with their canine companions, lying contentedly under the table, often with a bowl of water ...

Driverless cars: Not a good (role) model for law firms

September 22, 2016

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media Newswires BOSTON, MA — Driverless cars have been in the news lately, making people think about a future world in which power is not in the hands of the people. Although technological advances are often good, lawyers should ...

Cutting through red tape for special needs kids

September 22, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Almost every day that I am at work, I wish we had an office dog or cat to prowl around the premises.  Not because I require one to work, but because they simply make dealing with the day-to-day stress easier. Who wouldn’t ...

PREMI hits a home run with judges and a justice of the Michigan Supreme Court

September 22, 2016

Richard L. Hurford On August 5, 2016, PREMi orchestrated an ADR program in Traverse City that was simply amazing.  The program, which received rave reviews, focused on how litigators and counselors might use current case law and leverage litigation processes ...