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Stephen Hulst

Business court unlikely to award attorney fees

Often when embarking on business-related litigation, plaintiffs and defendants want to know their odds at recovering attorney fees from the other side. Read More


Ex-commissioner ordered to repay $143K

A former Kent County commissioner is required to pay more than $143,000 in restitution. Read More

CWD Calder Plaza Building renovation

Firm plans renovation of downtown landmark

With its largest tenant moving out, now is a good time for an extensive makeover of one of the largest buildings in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Expelled lawmaker files to run in special election

A defiant Michigan lawmaker who was expelled from office for her role in covering up an extramarital affair with another legislator filed yesterday to run for her old House seat — less than a week after her colleagues kicked her out. Read More

Appeals court upholds ruling on contraception mandate

An appeals court has upheld a lower court's order halting a federal mandate requiring two Christian colleges in Michigan and Iowa to provide insurance coverage for certain contraceptives. Read More

Sara Lachman Grand Rapids young ATHENA award

Chamber names young ATHENA winner

An emerging leader in Grand Rapids has been recognized with the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 ATHENA Young Professional Award. Read More

Study finds mobile devices can threaten corporate networks

Local businesses might want to step up their security for mobile devices using corporate networks. Read More

Judge sentences farmer for fraud

A farmer who defrauded federal farm programs is going to prison. Read More

Competition still stiff for law grads

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The job market for law school graduates has not been great since the recession, leaving many newly minted attorneys looking for work outside the profession, but a recent American Bar Association report has given law students and recent graduates hope that hiring will, once again, increase. Read More


Liquor license quest overcomes challenges

Nazmi Hoxha spent three-and-a-half years and about $82,000 getting a liquor license from the city of Kentwood. Read More


Online tax-filing company saves time, money and trees

In 2001, after several years of ordering thousands of tax forms online from Scott Zubrickas’ Grand Rapids-based business, Bob Miner received a phone call. Read More

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