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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

Judge blocks federal overtime rule

November 23, 2016
A federal judge has blocked the long-anticipated mandatory overtime pay rule that was set to take effect Dec. 1, making thousands of local workers and millions nationwide eligible for time-and-a-half pay for hours worked past 40. Read More

The future of Obamacare

November 21, 2016
Donald Trump has been elected. We will continue to have a Republican House of Representatives and Senate in Washington. What does that mean for health and health care in the United States? Read More

New OT rules will require employer transparency

Employers need to examine workers’ pay, duties to determine where they stand.

November 18, 2016
As the new federal overtime regulations take effect Dec. 1, area employment attorneys are working to make sure businesses know what they need to do. Read More

Attorney: Full repeal of Obamacare unlikely

Warner, Norcross & Judd partner believes parts of act that covers more than 24 million will be revamped.

November 18, 2016
Throughout his run to the White House, President-elect Donald Trump repeatedly pledged his intentions to scrap and replace President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Read More