TRUE BLUE: Firm's founder keeps 'goal' uppermost on his legal mind
If you think Ira Jaffe became a Michigan man when he attended the University of Michigan Law School after graduating from M.I.T, you should know two things.First: Jaffe one of the most prominent attorneys in the state actually hated law school and had no intention of practicing law upon...
Net Point: Former tennis star knows reach of Title IX
In 1972, a little known Congresswoman from Hawaii, Patsy Mink, helped level the playing field for generations of female athletes to come, coincidentally shaking the foundation of college and high school athletic programs from coast to coast.Marissa Pollick was a sophomore at Berkley High School...
Still Tackling the Competition
The bulk of attorney Rich Strengers law practice is defending accused criminals, but his initial experience in defense work came from protecting quarterbacks as an offensive tackle on two of Michigans favorite football teams, the Wolverines and the Lions. At a hulking 67, Strenger looks every...
Lawyers Giving Back: 'Sweat' Shop
For the past several years, attorney Jeff Neilson and his Bloomfield Hills firm Lipson Neilson Cole Seltzer & Garin have sponsored a weekend party in a University of Michigan field house where hundreds of sweaty students stand for 30 straight hours. All for a good cause, of course.Neilson and...