Columns

COMMENTARY: 'Drug' money causes concern for a nonprofit

June 2, 2023

By Berl Falbaum Every morning when I read my newspapers, I keep an eye open for little gems that would tickle my warped and somewhat psychotic fancy. I was more than rewarded the other day when I found a tidbit tucked away on Page A-21 at the end of the ...

MY TURN: Courtroom still a Detroit jewel that sparkles

June 2, 2023

By Tom Kirvan It’s been tabbed the “Million Dollar Courtroom,” but in today’s currency that would be a small price to pay for the architectural elegance of the surroundings. There is a richness and history that are hard to quantify ...

PREMi ADR SPOTLIGHT: Trauma-informed care in mediation - part 1

June 2, 2023

By Laura A. Athens “The paradox of trauma is that it has both the power to destroy, and the power to transform and resurrect.” —Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. Most of us have faced trauma at some point in our lives. You may have lost a loved one ...

LEGAL PEOPLE

June 2, 2023

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that attorney Charles A. Peterson has joined the firm.   Peterson is a member of the firm’s nationally recognized Asbestos/Toxic Tort Practice Group. His practice centers on the defense of asbestos ...

COMMENTARY: New Michigan Bar and Court Rules stress need for interim administration, as well as attorneys' succession plans

June 2, 2023

By Amanda Afton Martin On June 15, 2022, the Michigan Supreme Court issued a new State Bar Rule 21, titled Mandatory Interim Administrator Planning, that adds new requirements for private practitioners to name an Interim Administrator to manage their practices ...

COMMENTARY: Navigating the different meanings of 'disability' in employment law

June 2, 2023

By J.J. Conway Few areas in employee benefits law are as confusing as trying to correctly understand the legal meaning of the term "disability." Many lawyers struggle with the concept as much as their clients do. There is a legal difference between ...