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October 15, 2018

Plunkett Cooney recently expanded its business law department with the addition of attorney Adel Fakhouri. A member of the firm's Bloomfield Hills office, Fakhouri focuses his practice in the area of business transactions, start-ups and formation, real ...

How to spot a con: When opportunity comes knocking

October 15, 2018

By Samuel Damren Psychics are a staple role for con-artists.  The lure of communicating with the departed, of foreseeing the future and the favor of good Fortune are compelling attractions for many potential  marks.  The ruse is also impenetrable ...

Acclaimed artist maintains 'focus' for a world to see

October 15, 2018

By Tom Kirvan Legal News It has been said that there is no inspiration quite like a deadline. Carole Kabrin, courtroom sketch artist extraordinaire, can fully appreciate the truism, as evidenced by her skill at slaying the deadline dragon for the likes of ...

TAKING STOCK: Broker offers bad telecom nod

October 15, 2018

Dear Mr. Berko:  My partner and I seek long-term growth in conservative blue chip stocks.  We are both gainfully employed in sales, and together we earn nearly $175,000 annually.  After doing poorly in the stock market during the past two ...

Getting to Know: Ken Overwater

October 15, 2018

Ken Overwater is a senior associate in the Detroit office of the Kitch law firm, and focuses his practice on commercial and construction litigation. He honed his trial skills as a public defender in Illinois and as a private attorney in Michigan, trying numerous ...

Counselor's Corner: Trying to be grateful for everything

October 15, 2018

By Fred Cavaiani Once there was a time when leaders were peaceful people. Personal attacks of character were absent. People disagreed about principles and not about personalities. When someone thought differently than we did, leaders did not criticize the ...