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LEGAL PEOPLE

April 21, 2017

Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy, & Sadler PLC Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy, & Sadler PLC announced that member John Mucha has been recognized as a 2016 Michigan Top Lawyer. Managing Member Ed Dawda made the announcement. Mucha is one of only 12 attorneys in the ...

Compensation discussions in the board room

April 21, 2017

Michelle Cain, BridgeTower Media Newswires Did you ever ask your parents “How much do you get paid?” If you did, you probably got the same response I did, which is awkward silence followed by, “It’s not polite to ask people what they ...

Ex-offenders are closing the gap

April 21, 2017

Kahryn Riley, Mackinac Center for Public Policy The Michigan Department of Corrections plans to expand its unique Vocational Village, an in-prison, skilled trades program that’s had remarkable success in helping ex-offenders land jobs. That’s good ...

Justice Neil 'GoFetch': Fraternal hazing the second time around

April 21, 2017

Charles Kramer, The Levison Group The days of extensive fraternity and sorority hazing are mostly long gone. Except for the occasional story of some collegiate throwback experience, which leads invariably to discipline and sanction, the world has moved on. Well, ...

Keeping our biases in check

April 21, 2017

Dorie Fain, BridgeTower Media Newswires A client of many years recently pointed out to my staff that an email confirmation she received from my office regarding the completion of a money transfer is the first of this type of communication she had ever received. This ...

Ethics committee on lawyers accepting credit card payments

April 21, 2017

Nicole Black, BridgeTower Media Newswires The Internet and cloud computing have drastically altered the legal landscape, including the expectations of legal consumers. Because of rapid advancements in technology and 24/7 access to information, the needs of ...