Firms, legislation, trends and awards


Police arrest off-duty officer for drunken driving

October 21, 2016
| By AP
A 23-year veteran of the Grand Rapids Police Department has been arrested for failing to report an accident and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Read More

Law firm launches HR portal

October 19, 2016
A law firm is helping its business clients with their human resources needs by providing an online portal that goes beyond the legal realm and is aimed at addressing common challenges. Read More

Trial lawyer organization elects attorney as fellow

October 18, 2016
A local attorney has been inducted into an organization for trial lawyers that accepts no more than 1 percent of the “total lawyer population of any state or province.” Read More

Attorneys warn of increase in IRS scams

New law going into effect in spring 2017 could increase confusion for taxpayers.

October 14, 2016
A rash of IRS scams has transpired recently, and two area attorneys said a new law going into effect in spring 2017 could make it harder for taxpayers to know if they are being targeted by a scammer. Read More

Law firm expands into Ann Arbor

October 14, 2016
A local law firm has expanded its footprint in southeast Michigan. Read More

Health system wins suit against ex-employee

October 11, 2016
After a year-long battle, a health system has successfully emerged from litigation that was set in motion by a former employee. Read More

Law firm relocating to Arena Place

October 10, 2016
A law firm is relocating its downtown office to Arena Place. Read More

Contentious cases send attorney solo

John Bursch parts ways with Warner Norcross, but both parties remain supportive.

October 7, 2016
A former Warner Norcross & Judd attorney hung up his own shingle in August. Read More

Class gives students a lesson in history

WMU Cooley Law School recreates former President Ford’s discussion with cabinet staff during Watergate scandal.

October 7, 2016
When former President Gerald R. Ford made the decision to pardon his predecessor, former President Richard Nixon, for his role in the Watergate scandal, Ford spent hours consulting with his cabinet staff. Read More

Federal Bar Association chapter elects president

October 5, 2016
A Grand Rapids attorney has been tapped to lead the local chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Read More