Columns

MY TURN: Cooley celebraton brought back fond memories from afar

July 1, 2022

On the Summer Solstice, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School marked its 50th year since being chartered as a legal institution of higher learning. Last Tuesday's celebration at the Lansing campus of the law school, which at one time was the largest ...

COMMENTARY: 'Clearly Established' rule makes overcoming qualified immunity nearly impossible

July 1, 2022

By A. Vince Colella Recently, federal courts have demonstrated a dangerous trend of circumventing basic 4th Amendment rights by misinterpreting the "clearly established" law requirement in its analysis of qualified immunity cases. As a basic premise, ...

ADR SPOTLIGHT: Encourage early-stage mediation to build your practice and help families

July 1, 2022

By Lisa Taylor For those attorneys who thrive only when they are enmeshed in the combat of litigation, this article is not for you. Although I have been an attorney for over 30 years, I became a full-time mediator 14 years ago to focus on settlement instead ...

Legal People ...

July 1, 2022

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that attorney Leza Elias has joined the firm's General & Automotive Liability Practice Group. Her practice focuses on no-fault auto cases, product liability, and personal injury litigation. Prior to ...

MY TURN: His 'Rules of Life' offer a roadmap for all to follow

July 1, 2022

A longtime friend, who enjoyed a successful career of presenting leadership programs for executives of Fortune 500 companies before retiring, celebrated a milestone birthday earlier this year. The occasion for Ron Potter was marked by the publication of ...

COMMENTARY: A nation that may be broken beyond repair

July 1, 2022

By Berl Falbaum New York Times Columnist Michelle Goldberg recently wrote a column under the headline: "America May Be Broken Beyond Repair." To make her case, she devoted the piece to the inability to bridge the bitter divide over gun control ...