Guest Column

Opinions and tips from experts within the community.

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Be clear on design responsibility

July 3, 2015
I want to build a building, and I want you to design it. Read More

Eyes on the road (restrictions)

June 26, 2015
You have found the perfect building for your client to own or occupy. Your client’s business depends on large trucks to carry materials to and from its site. Read More

Don’t count on government for the American Dream

June 26, 2015
Although the 114th Congress is active, the looming fiscal crisis is one-half-year closer. Read More

Credit union growth — plan and prepare

June 19, 2015
As a legal advisor to credit union leadership on a variety of matters, I am often contacted by clients when a perceived crisis of some kind has developed, or there is a high likelihood that one is on the horizon. Read More

ACA exchanges face Supreme Court scrutiny

June 12, 2015
There’s a lot of buzz surrounding the Affordable Care Act and the impending U.S. Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell. Read More

It’s time to make college completion the priority at community colleges

June 5, 2015
I support President Obama’s proposal to make community college tuition free for those students who stay on track academically. Read More

Auto no-fault reform is anti-jobs, anti-free market, anti-Michigan

May 29, 2015
Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory. Read More

Restore Congressional control over direct spending

May 22, 2015
The Founding Fathers’ father, Benjamin Franklin, was a master compromiser. Read More

No-fault auto reform needed for Michigan

May 15, 2015
If you happen to occasionally observe the innumerable medical and personal-injury ads that litter the sides of our major roads or see them on TV, you can rightly assume that Michigan is very fertile ground for big-money vehicle-related claims and litigation. Read More

Deed restrictions could hurt Michigan’s vacation industry

May 8, 2015
If you — like many Michiganders — rent your vacation home from time to time, make sure you consider the potential impact that deed restrictions may have on your right to continue using your property as a vacation rental. Read More