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Legal People

March 24, 2017

Southfield multi-specialty law firm Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller PC is pleased to announce that Adam M. Blaylock has joined the firm’s Corporate/Employment Practice Group as an associate. The announcement was made by firm President and CEO Steven ...

MY TURN: Team gets own 'crash' course in surviving

March 24, 2017

For basketball fans, this is the month to let your hair down, to revel in the moment of “March Madness” when Darwin’s “Survival of the Fittest” is played out on high school and college courts across the land. Any player who ever ...

COMMENTARY: 'Settle and sue' defense strategies

March 24, 2017

By Jesse L. Roth Buyer’s remorse is not a cause of action. Yet that is what many plaintiffs appear to plead when they sue their former attorneys for malpractice after agreeing to settle the underlying case. There are factual distinctions in these so-called ...

Legal People

March 24, 2017

The Secrest Wardle Executive Committee is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2017, the following attorneys were promoted to the position of partner: Jennifer C. Hill, Justin A. Grimske, and Lisa A. Neville. - - - Harness ...

COMMENTARY: A mediator's perspective on probate and trust resolution

March 24, 2017

By Edmund J. Sikorski Jr.   This article is intended to build on previous articles enumerating the benefits of mediating probate and trust disputes by discussing the process from a mediator’s viewpoint, noting both best practices and common pitfalls ...

A Report from the Front: Justice Breyer discusses 'The Court and the World'

March 24, 2017

By Ashish S. Joshi, Editor-in-Chief Litigation magazine   In the spring of 2016, I interviewed Justice Stephen G. Breyer in his chambers at the Supreme Court.  He had recently published his book, “The Court and the World” (Knopf ...