Firms, legislation, trends and awards


Law firm takes case to US Supreme Court

May 4, 2016
A locally based law firm is hoping to be cheering at the end of the year after the U.S. Supreme Court hears a copyright case related to cheerleading uniforms. Read More

Bar association presents Law Day awards

May 3, 2016
The Grand Rapids Bar Association, in partnership with Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, held its annual Law Day luncheon this week and recognized a handful of individuals for their contributions to the legal profession. Read More

Police find body on GRCC campus

May 2, 2016
| By AP
Police said an arrest has been made after the body of a woman was found on the campus of Grand Rapids Community College. Read More

Automobile accidents and catastrophic loss in Michigan — a primer

April 30, 2016
In literally a second, a life can be changed on Michigan roads. Read More

Brenneman brings order to the court

Love of history leads to position as court historian for the Western District of Michigan.

April 29, 2016
President Abraham Lincoln created the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan during the Civil War. Up until then the state had only one district court, which was located on the east side and could be hard to access for some people. Read More

State receives $17M from drug maker settlement

April 29, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan is getting $17.2 million after drug maker Pfizer agreed to resolve allegations that one of its companies failed to give Medicaid the same discounts it provided to private purchasers of a heartburn treatment. Read More

Manufacturer files lawsuit against Home Depot

April 26, 2016
A local manufacturer of home exterior products has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against Home Depot USA. Read More

Firm prepares for legalization of marijuana in Michigan

CannaLex emphasizes the job creation and tax revenue aspects of the industry.

April 22, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As the movement to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes across the country hurtles forward, it seems inevitable that one day, the Mitten State will have to take on the issue. Read More

Second massage therapist charged with criminal sexual conduct

April 22, 2016
| By AP
A second massage therapist who worked at a local spa has been charged with criminal sexual conduct in connection with a reported assault during a session. Read More

Law firm names partners to leadership roles

April 20, 2016
Six partners at a law firm based downtown have been named to new leadership roles. Read More