Firms, legislation, trends and awards


MDHHS work requirement reinstatement begins in April

‘Able-bodied adults’ in Allegan, Kalamazoo counties must return to work in order to receive food assistance.

February 23, 2018

More people will be obligated to return to the workforce in April.

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Judge sends ex-bookkeeper to prison for embezzlement

February 22, 2018
A former union bookkeeper convicted of embezzling more than $300,000 has been sentenced to federal prison. Read More

Law firm appoints attorneys to executive committee

February 21, 2018
A local law firm has appointed a pair of attorneys to its executive committee. Read More

Law firm elects members

February 20, 2018
A law firm has elected two new members to its Grand Rapids office. Read More

7 steps to reasonable ADA accommodation

February 20, 2018
With changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, and disability-related employment claims on the rise, employers need to be ahead of the curve with regard to reasonable accommodation in the workplace. Read More

Governor Snyder signs law to let charter schools get tax revenue

February 20, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed into law a change allowing charter schools to receive revenue from certain voter-approved property tax hikes. Read More

Michigan Supreme Court denies family's appeal of erased $20M verdict

February 19, 2018
BELLEVILLE — The Michigan Supreme Court has turned down another appeal and closed the case of a woman who died after doctors at a Detroit-area hospital mistakenly performed brain surgery on her. Read More

Michigan releases medical marijuana symbol for products

February 19, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state and is detailing required labeling for such products. Read More

Law firm hires attorneys

February 16, 2018
A local law firm has hired a pair of attorneys. Read More

Ex-conservation exec charged with embezzlement

February 16, 2018
A grand jury has charged a former executive director of a conservation district with five counts of theft of federal funds. Read More