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Patrick Barone

Law firm adds Apple Pay to digital operation

Apple Pay launched this week, and a law firm with a “completely digital” office is ready to take advantage of the new technology, which is available for on-site payments by users of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court

Law firm wins US Supreme Court ruling

The nation’s highest court has ruled in favor of a local law firm’s client and announced that it will not review a $6.1-million fraud judgment against Michigan's largest health insurer for years of hidden fees. Read More

Practice group focuses on Supreme Court cases

With eight merit cases under his belt, attorney John Bursch said it made sense for him to start a practice group focusing on the U.S. Supreme Court upon his return to Warner Norcross at the end of last year. Read More

Family-owned businesses need family meetings

Research tells us there are three key factors for the perpetuation of a family-owned business: having a strategic plan for the business, using a board that includes outside directors, and holding family meetings. Read More

bike lanes

Life in the fast lane might be two-wheeled in the future

The word is out from Grand Rapids City Hall to all motorists: As of Nov. 1, don’t even think of parking in any of the new bicycle-only lanes on the streets. Read More

Not everybody is gung-ho for bike-only lanes

First Ward City Commissioner Walt Gutowski Jr., who owns a business on Bridge Street NW in Grand Rapids, was asked what he thought of the city’s explosion of bike-only lanes, which tend to eliminate some curbside parking. Read More

Tom Sinas

Law firm produces People's Law School

A law firm is producing a five-week series on the American legal system — for people who want to better understand their rights. Read More

Legal mediation: Resolving confidential matters by private agreement

Confidential and swift resolutions to private legal matters are paramount, especially when problems are solved, confidences are preserved, and long-term relationships prevail. Read More

Supreme Court decision means same-sex marriage in more states

The Supreme Court recently declined to hear all five of the pending same-sex marriage cases put before it, which means the lower court rulings in those states stand. Read More

ACA's 'pay or play' rules coming soon

After a one-year delay, the Affordable Care Act’s “pay or play” rules are about to take effect. Read More

Public Record

October 17 — Mortgages Read More

Public Record

October 10 — Mortgages Read More