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Adam Zuwerink

Law firm opens second office

A law firm in the region has expanded its footprint. Read More

Mark Periard

Firm names director of wealth management

An investment firm in town has named an attorney its new director of wealth management. Read More

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GRBJ Podcast: Kurt Graham of Mika Meyers on the OT rule

Kurt Graham — an attorney at MIka Meyers — is the featured guest in episode 10 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Year-end gifts and taxes

For most people, federal estate and gift taxes are not a concern. The reason is because there is a lifetime credit that can be used against either taxable gifts made during one’s lifetime or against federal estate tax at the time of death. Read More

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Attorney plans urban brewery

A local attorney is planning a new brewery for a Grand Rapids neighborhood. Read More

Tracy Larsen

Law firm entering market

A Detroit-based law firm is planning to open its first Grand Rapids office. Read More

Are legislative changes afoot for cleanup care?

A proposed change to a law on environmental cleanup regulations aims to bolster the “due care” responsibilities property owners face when developing land. Read More

Letter: Legislation lays out blueprint for Michigan’s energy future

Editor: A recent editorial from the Grand Rapids Business Journal about the state legislature’s work to update Michigan’s energy law (“State energy ‘choice’ legislation designed to deceive,” Nov. 7, Grand Rapids Business Journal) did not address some important issues. Read More

Kathleen Feeney

Judge wins statewide family law award

A local judge has won a statewide award for her work in family law. Read More

New OT rules will require employer transparency

As the new federal overtime regulations take effect Dec. 1, area employment attorneys are working to make sure businesses know what they need to do. Read More

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Judge blocks federal overtime rule

A federal judge has blocked the long-anticipated mandatory overtime pay rule that was set to take effect Dec. 1, making thousands of local workers and millions nationwide eligible for time-and-a-half pay for hours worked past 40. Read More

Attorney: Full repeal of Obamacare unlikely

Throughout his run to the White House, President-elect Donald Trump repeatedly pledged his intentions to scrap and replace President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Read More

Cyber breach not a question of if, but when

You’ve spent numerous resources building your customer base, created long-term strategies for retention and have developed a sense of mutual trust — and then you get the call: “We’ve been hacked.” Read More

Courtroom results — as certain as presidential elections

Long ago, after we had lost a $1.9 million verdict, the lawyer who hired me at the firm where I still work sat next to me in a bar and said, “Well, Bill, if you try a lot of lawsuits, you're going to lose from time to time.” Read More

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Judge sentences man for evading restitution

A man convicted of fraud has been sentenced to prison for evading his court-ordered restitution payments. Read More

Public Record

Nov. 25 — Mortgages Read More

Public Record

Nov. 18 — Mortgages Read More