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COMMENTARY: Helping witnesses visualize their testimony

February 15, 2019

By Brian J. Carney BridgeTower Media Newswires   BOSTON — Every aspect of trial preparation is important. But just because you spend time preparing a witness, don’t assume the witness will succeed when called to testify. How can a trial lawyer ...

Getting to Know: Brandy L. VanDenbrook

February 15, 2019

Attorney Brandy L. VanDenbrook received her Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law, where she participated on the nationally ranked Arbitration team, became a certified civil facilitative mediator and was a Trustee Scholar. During her ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: No, not that fungi

February 15, 2019

Admit it, when you see the word “fungi” you want to make a pun involving mushrooms, and some dude at a party with the lampshade on his head. Not this fungi, which is pronounced fun-gee like a bungee cord, and is a cornmeal dish from the Virgin ...

Legal People ...

February 15, 2019

Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that Michael G. Costello has joined the firm as a member in the Troy office. Costello concentrates his practice in commercial and corporate law and litigation. He provides his clients with expertise and insight into a broad ...

COMMENTARY: The attorney-client relationship

February 15, 2019

By Jessica G. Kelly and Christopher R. Blazejewski BridgeTower Media Newswires   BOSTON — The existence, terms and scope of an attorney-client relationship are generally straightforward and understood between the parties. There are times, however, ...

COMMENTARY: Help in store for those using hemp products

February 15, 2019

By Marie E. Matyjaszek As the spring site of the annual Hash Bash (now in its 48th year), Ann Arbor has helped keep marijuana use in the public spotlight even when recreational marijuana was illegal in Michigan. According to Merriam-Webster’s online ...