Daily Briefs

36th District Court closed Nov. 12 for  Veteran’s Day
In observance of Veteran’s Day, the 36th District Court will be closed to the public on Monday, Nov. 11. Only criminal arraignments will be conducted.

Attorney elected as Fellow to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Susan Hartmus Hiser of Vercruysse Murray & Calzone was elected as a Fellow to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. 
Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by ones colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. 
Hiser joins Robert M. Vercruysse, Gregory V. Murray, David B. Calzone and retired member Virginia F. Metz as Fellows in this elite organization.
The seventeenth installation of Fellows was held on Nov. 3 in Atlanta, Georgia, coincident with the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s Continuing Legal Education Conference.
Hiser practices in the areas of labor and employment litigation on behalf of private and public sector employers.
For the past 21 years Hiser has represented employers in litigation filed in both state and federal courts, as well as in administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and the Michigan Employment Relations Commission.
She has experience in representing employers in multi-plaintiff harassment and disparate treatment cases. Hiser has also conducted in-house training on all areas of employment law, including harassment prevention, legal compliance, and workplace policies. She is frequently called upon both to assist in and to conduct workplace investigations on behalf of her clients.
Hiser earned her undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan with high distinction in 1988 and her law degree from The University of Michigan Law School in 1991.
Federalist Society Speaker Series
On Thursday, Nov. 15, from 12:15-1:15 p.m. the Federalist Society presents Professor Lee Strang, University of Toledo College of Law, who will discuss the value of originalism over “the living constitution” as a method of constitutional interpretation. The event will be held at Wayne State Law School’s Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium, 471 W. Palmer. For more information about this event, please contact Richard Schaaf at (810) 434-4394 or richard.w.schaaf@gmail.com.