Daily Briefs

Holiday Hours

The Third Circuit Court Civil, Criminal and Family Divisions will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.
The Wayne County Probate Court will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 and will reopen on Monday, Nov. 26 at 8 a.m.
In observance of Thanksgiving, the 36th District Court will be closed to the public on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. Only criminal arraignments will be conducted.

Firm announces recipient of annual law scholarship at Wayne State University

Rogers Mantese & Associates, P.C. recently awarded its Annual Law Scholarship at the Irvin D. Reid Honors College at Wayne State University to Sophomore Rimah Alwakya. The scholarship was presented during the school’s Seventh Annual Honors Scholarship Dinner at the McGregor Center on campus.
Sponsored by the law firm, the scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate Wayne State University student who demonstrates academic accomplishments and whose goal is to attend Wayne State University Law School and, ultimately, practice law in metropolitan Detroit.
“It is extremely important to us that we not only help provide opportunities for the next generation of attorneys, but also encourage them to stay and serve in the community,” said Rogers Mantese & Associates Shareholder David Rogers. “This is something we look forward to every year and are very happy that we are able to help such an outstanding student as Rimah Alwakya.”

Honigman again ranked by Detroit Free Press among the top 10 workplaces in state

For the second consecutive year, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP ranked among the top 10 Michigan employers in the Detroit Free Press 2012 Large Top Workplace category.  Honigman is the only law firm ranked among the 25 companies in the large workplace category, which includes companies with 500 or more employees.
Honigman has recently received a number of additional prestigious workplace awards.  It is the only Michigan law firm recognized as one of the top 50 “Best Law Firms for Women” in the United States in 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012 by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers, an international consulting firm.  Honigman also earned the designation as one of the “National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association of Business Resources in 2011 an 2012.  Locally, Honigman has been named “Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the Michigan Business and Professional Association in 2004, 2010, 2011 and 2012.