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Troy Man Fled State, Got Served with Judgment Via Facebook

February 27th 2019

Troy Man Fled State, Got Served with Judgment Via Facebook (Office of Attorney General, Feb. 27, 2019) Troy, Lansing, MI- Using a savvy delivery method, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel served a default judgment for nearly $800,000 and an injunction against the owner of Fan Authentics, a purported online sports-themed retailer. Christopher Carr, 23, formerly […]

Walled Lake Mayor “Fills in Blank” with Council Appointee Robert Robertson

February 7th 2018

Walled Lake Mayor “Fills in Blank” with Council Appointee Robert Robertson (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 7, 2018) Walled Lake, MI – Walled Lake Mayor Linda Ackley kept her City Council nominee’s name secret until just before City Council was to vote on replacing the elected official who was voted off by fellow Council members earlier […]

Free Legal Aid Clinics to be Held in Southfield

August 3rd 2017

Free Legal Aid Clinics to be Held in Southfield (Southfield Human Services, Aug. 3, 2017) SOUTHFIELD, MI — Southfield Human Services in partnership with Lakeshore Legal Aid will host free legal clinics for low income families the first Friday of each month at 9 a.m. at Southfield Human Services, 26000 Evergreen Road. Lakeshore Legal Aid […]

Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Seminar June 15

June 5th 2016

Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Seminar June 15 (EVENT page) Auburn Hills, MI – When a client is ready to close, are you confident that they know all the environmental risks and liabilities associated with the piece of property?  This program, presented by the Oakland County Bar Association’s Energy, Sustainability and Environmental Law Committee […]

Law: Protecting Transgender People in the Workplace

November 1st 2015

Law: Protecting Transgender People in the Workplace (Guest View by R. Scott Oswald and David Scher, The Employment Law Group, Nov. 1, 2015) In recent years, the United States has experienced a seismic shift in cultural attitudes towards what we have come to know as the “LGBT” community. The distinct groups that comprise this alphabet […]

Panel on Legal, Social & Moral Implications of Ferguson Jan. 21

January 9th 2015

Panel Discussion on Legal, Social & Moral Implications of Ferguson Jan. 21 (WSU Press Release, Jan. 9, 2015) Experts will discuss the legal, social, moral and practical implications of events in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City during a presentation Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Wayne State University Law School. Wayne Law’s Damon J. Keith Center […]

Thirsty for Change: Could Oak Park’s Dry Days Be Numbered?

December 8th 2012

Oak Park is one of only four cities in Michigan that are do not permit the sale of liquor in a glass, three of which are in Oakland County according to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission’s Nov. 2012 report.

Learn the Anatomy of a Criminal Case in Straight Talk on Feb. 27

February 25th 2012

Lisa J. Schmidt has been a criminal attorney in several counties and is a public defender in Oakland and Wayne Counties as well as representing private criminal clients. She urges the public to get informed about the criminal process. “You never know when you or someone you know may find yourself in an unexpected situation.

FERNDALE VIEW: Law Day

May 5th 2011

In 1961 Congress designated May 1 as Law Day to remind us of our commitment to the rule of law. This year, the chosen theme is, “The Legacy of John Adams, From Boston to Guantanamo.” Of course, John Adams, the first lawyer president, defended the British soldiers involved in the “Boston Massacre” in 1770 because of his belief in the rule of law, particularly when representing unpopular clients.