Firms, legislation, trends and awards


Law firm wins US Supreme Court ruling

October 21, 2014
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

Warner attorney has experience working with the nation’s highest court.

October 17, 2014
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

Law firm produces People's Law School

October 14, 2014
A law firm is producing a five-week series that begins Wednesday on the American legal system — for people who want to better understand their rights. Read More

Inside Track: A recovering workaholic with strong communication skills

Bethany Weaver, the young CEO of Legal Copy Services, tries not to draw attention to her age.

October 10, 2014
Bethany Weaver, CEO of Legal Copy Services, is a little self-conscious about her age and would rather not make an issue of it. Read More

Supreme Court decision means same-sex marriage in more states

Michigan is one of 20 states still waiting for the issue to be resolved.

October 10, 2014
Last week the Supreme Court 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

Legal fees vary tremendously across state, survey finds

But it’s not just geography; practice specialties play a role, too.

October 10, 2014
LANSING — So you need a lawyer. Read More

Passing on the family business: Tips for a smooth ride

October 9, 2014
Forbes recently published an article about the Ingram family, which has owned White Castle since its founding by Billy Ingram in 1921. Its future now lies in the hands of the fourth generation of leadership, Ingram’s 43-year-old great-granddaughter, Lisa Ingram. Read More

Law firm wins patent-infringement case

October 8, 2014
A local law firm’s team of patent attorneys recently convinced a federal jury that their clients did not infringe on a patent covering automated inspection equipment. Read More

Gun Lake Casino lawsuit may not be over

October 3, 2014
Congress has passed and President Obama has signed legislation that requires the “prompt dismissal” of a lawsuit filed against the federal government in 2008 by David Patchak, which has been threatening the continuing operation of the Gun Lake Casino. Read More

Judge upholds $5.5M jury verdict

October 1, 2014
A judge has upheld a $5.5-million jury verdict for a former farm equipment dealer after a local law firm contended with 15 months of post-judgment motions. Read More