Firms, legislation, trends and awards


African-American health workers lose appeal

May 21, 2015
| By AP
An appeals court has upheld a decision that kills a discrimination lawsuit filed by African-American home health care workers. Read More

Law firm wins property tax case against township

May 20, 2015
Principal residence exemptions are attracting greater scrutiny according to three Grand Rapids-based attorneys who recently helped a client secure an exemption after her initial request was denied. Read More

Dairy farm reaches settlement in wrongful death suit

May 19, 2015
| By AP
A settlement has been reached in a federal wrongful death lawsuit by the family of one of two young people who died at a dairy farm in the region. Read More

Law firm with expertise in financial sector comes to GR

Talcott Franklin made a name for itself suing money center banks during financial crisis.

May 15, 2015
A Texas law firm with a history of taking on money center banks during the financial crisis has joined the Grand Rapids community by acquiring a firm in the area. Read More

Snyder appoints Kent County judge

May 13, 2015
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed a new judge to the 17th Circuit Court in Kent County. Read More

Energy company settles with state over oil spill

May 13, 2015
An energy company responsible for one of the largest inland oil spills in U.S. history will restore or create 300 acres of wetlands as part of a sweeping agreement to improve the Kalamazoo River watershed. Read More

Texas law firm makes West Michigan acquisition

May 11, 2015
A Texas-based law firm has entered the West Michigan market by acquiring a local firm. Read More

Grand Rapids Bar Association names leadership

May 11, 2015
The Grand Rapids Bar Association has announced its 2015-2016 officers and trustees. Read More

Construction law firm focuses on young talent

May 7, 2015
A law firm focused on the construction industry is working to put hard hats on the heads of young, talented individuals in the area. Read More

Law firm enters expansion mode

May 6, 2015
A law firm is focusing on expansion — both locally and nationally. Read More