Firms, legislation, trends and awards


Bus, limo service on board with ride-sharing legislation

Dadd’s Magic Bus & Limousine, celebrating 30 years, says new statewide regulations ‘won’t slow us down.’

December 9, 2016
When it comes to following new statewide regulations, local transit company Dadd’s Magic Bus & Limousine aims to keep the “steady” pace it said it always has set for itself. Read More

Bosses: Take action to avoid worker status liability

Local attorney advises employers to find out if their contractors, temps qualify for employee benefits.

December 9, 2016
Employers are finding out based on recent actions by federal regulatory agencies the question, “Who qualifies as my employee?” may not be as straightforward as it appears. Read More

Family law foundation awards grants to nonprofits

December 9, 2016
Two local nonprofits have received grants from a national family law foundation. Read More

Law firm names finance director

December 8, 2016
A local law firm has a new finance director. Read More

Homeless shelter names winner of Community Service Award

December 7, 2016
A local law firm’s founding partner has received an award for his long-time service at a homeless shelter downtown. Read More

Law firm opens second office

November 30, 2016
A law firm in the region has expanded its footprint. Read More

Year-end gifts and taxes

November 29, 2016
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

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

November 29, 2016
Kurt Graham — an attorney at MIka Meyers — is the featured guest in episode 10 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Law firm entering market

November 28, 2016
A Detroit-based law firm is planning to open its first Grand Rapids office. Read More

Judge wins statewide family law award

November 25, 2016
A local judge has won a statewide award for her work in family law. Read More