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Persistence did not pay off well in divorce case

October 28, 2020

Marie Matysjazek The Michigan Court of Appeals recently decided an unusual jurisdiction case – Vijayalakshmi v. Sivagnanam Thamilselvan, which involved competing jurisdiction claims from Oakland County and India. Both parties are Indian citizens and ...

I'm glad I'm a failure

October 28, 2020

Heidi A. Lawson BridgeTower Media Newwires A little over two years ago I started a company with a co-founder, gave notice at my then- job, and jumped into being an entrepreneur with both feet. However, eight months into the venture, for a variety of reasons ...

Work from home 'burnout' and how to manage it

October 28, 2020

Maura Mazurowski BridgeTower Media Newwires Remote workers are allotted more flexibility to take breaks when they please because, for the most part, they are setting their own schedules – or at least have less rigid structures than they did while being ...

Mentorships: giving back to the next legal generation

October 28, 2020

Amy Katz BridgeTower Media Newwires Global pandemic. Social justice. Police violence. Racial bias. The year has been a tumultuous one, and no less so for the attorneys who are navigating the many legal, regulatory and compliance challenges that have arisen ...

Federal court halts U.S. Department of Education's rule on distributing coronavirus aid relief to private schools

October 28, 2020

Marshall W. Grate Clark Hill On August 21, 2020, a federal court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle granted the State of Washington’s motion for a preliminary injunction to prevent the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) ...

The 19th Amendment: a beginning, not an end

October 28, 2020

Randi Prokou BridgeTower Media Newwires August was an important month for our nation’s history and for women’s rights in particular.  We celebrated 100 years since the 19th Amendment was ratified and women achieved the right to vote in the ...