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To post or not to post - that is the question

July 19, 2017

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Lester G. Packingham Jr. is a registered sex offender in the state of North Carolina, with a 2002 conviction for taking indecent liberties with a minor.  Six years after his conviction, North Carolina passed a law which made it ...

How to Select a Mediator

July 19, 2017

By Robert E. L. Wright As mediation has become the preferred form of ADR in Michigan, the selection of a mediator has become a critical stage of the dispute resolution process. So how do you select a good mediator? Here are some answers based on an exhaustive ...

Dispute Resolution: Know what you want and select the right process

July 19, 2017

By Edmund J. Sikorski Jr. The choice of which dispute resolution process to use boils down to answering one basic question: Do you want to actively participate in the resolution outcome or do you want someone else to impose a solution upon you? The answer ...

Top six appellate tips

July 19, 2017

By Kimberlee A. Hillock, Willingham & Coté, P.C (1) Attach the entire deposition transcript in summary disposition motions. When an attorney is intimately familiar with a case, the attorney may think that only 1 or 2 pages from the transcript need ...

Loukamades

July 19, 2017

“So Nick, what is a good Greek dessert to make for a large group of people, if you want to reach a little further than baklava?” – Laurel and Pam Thank you for your question, Laurel and Pam, which you sent me today via Facebook Messenger ...

She was a gem to the very end of a storied life

July 19, 2017

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Nearly a decade ago next week, a bright light dimmed in my world with the loss of the family matriarch. Her passing, at age 89, was a jolt, even if it had been expected for weeks as lung disease robbed her of the ability ...