Columns

Stan Lee's marvelous lessons

December 13, 2018

Michael Warren I confess. I have been a deeply committed fan of Stan Lee and his creations since I was a young boy. Even as a judge, author, non-profit leader, and informal educator, I still learn from him. By now, you probably know the outline of his story. ...

Facilitating positive change in the workplace

December 13, 2018

Laura A. Athens Facilitation can be an invaluable tool to promote a positive work environment and prevent escalation of employment disputes.  In contrast to mediation, which focuses on disputes that have reached an impasse or resulted in filing of a formal ...

Documentary gives 'Queen' her just due

December 13, 2018

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Early in my newspaper career, I had the misfortune of reporting on two embezzlement cases, the likes of which a certain small town had never seen. One involved the fleecing of a local chamber of commerce by its trusted ...

Is co-working a viable option for solo and small firm lawyers?

December 13, 2018

Nicole Black Bridgewater Media Newswires It is beyond dispute that technology has changed the legal landscape. Brick-and-mortar offices are no longer a requirement, as more lawyers than ever transition their firms’ data from paper to digital. As a result, ...

Will uniform bar exam ever come to Michigan?

December 13, 2018

Otto Stockmeyer On October 29, the Michigan Board of Law Examiners posted the names of 451 law graduates who passed the July 2018 Michigan Bar Examination. Congratulations one and all! Wouldn’t it have been nice for these bar passers if Michigan administered ...

His 'Rules of Life' offer a roadmap for all to follow

December 13, 2018

By Tom Kirvan A longtime friend, who has enjoyed a successful career of presenting leadership programs for executives of Fortune 500 companies, celebrated a milestone birthday earlier this year. The occasion for Ron Potter was marked by the publication of ...