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  • Thursday Profile: Jim White

    April 17, 2014

    Jim White has practiced law for fifty years in the Lansing area with two law firms: White, Schneider, Young & Chiodini (26 years) and Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith (24 years). He was born in Bay City in 1939 and graduated from Bay City’s T.L

  • Jackson native to retire early to take on academic post in the fall

    April 17, 2014

     By Jo Mathis Legal News   For years, it’s been no secret that Washtenaw County Circuit Judge Donald E. Shelton would retire from the bench at the end of 2014. What wasn’t known until last week is that another career is about to begi

  • Attorney has pursuaded two courts that a patient's car is not a public place

    April 17, 2014

     By Steve Thorpe Legal News   Lansing attorney Mary Chartier spends some of her days with appellants, but it could have just as easily been appetizers. “I really wanted to start a restaurant,” she says. “A lot of folks in my fami

  • Destination: Divorce

    April 17, 2014

     Destination weddings are still popular with many couples, but how many “destination divorces” do you hear about? I’d venture to say not too many. If you happen to get divorced in a foreign country, does the United States recognizes

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