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  • District Court Judge Julie Nicholson to retire

    March 05, 2024

    Oakland County 52-3 District Court Judge Julie Nicholson is announcing her retirement after more than 27 years on the bench effective April 1.  Located in Rochester Hills, the district court serves 11 communities which include Auburn Hills, Lake Angeles, Lake Orion, Rochester, Rochester Hills and the townships of Orion, Oakland, Addison, Leonard, and Oxford.

  • Possible pathway: Environmental law piques interest of local student

    March 05, 2024

    Growing up, Haley Marion loved to play in the dirt, catching frogs, snakes, and anything she could get her little hands on.
    “I grew to understand the importance of nature to one’s sense of self, and how harmful it could be if those resources were stripped from us as humans,” she says.

  • Happy Hour

    March 05, 2024

    Wayne State University Law School hosted a Happy Hour event on Tuesday, February 20.  Wayne Law alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends gathered at Urbanrest Brewery in Ferndale to socialize and network.

  • Firm donates legal fees to ACLU of Michigan

    March 05, 2024

    Honigman recently announced the firm is donating to the ACLU of Michigan $262,000 in legal fees—its portion of a $315,000 attorneys’ fee settlement with the Michigan Department of Corrections. The donation follows a victory in July 2023 in Woodman v Department of Corrections, in which the Michigan Supreme Court held that courts cannot reduce attorneys’ fee awards solely because lawyers work on a pro bono basis.

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