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Business responsibilities of closing up shop

September 26, 2016

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media Newswires Law, as I’ve repeatedly stated, is more than a profession; it’s also a business. When you close up shop, in addition to your professional responsibilities as a lawyer, you also have business responsibilities ...

A chance meeting with two champs

September 26, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” — Muhammad  Ali Some three decades ago, during the formative years of my newspaper career in the Ann Arbor area, I met Faz ...

Multidisciplinary practice groups: the time is now

September 26, 2016

Edward Poll, BridgeTower Media Newswire In the opening salvo in the early 1950s anti-Communist hearings, Sen. Joseph McCarthy dramatically asked, in a very brusque voice, “Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?” A similar ...

Legendary lawyer had 'Cross' to bear during World War I

September 26, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief While his father founded the firm that would become Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone, it was the son who etched his name among Detroit’s “Legal Legends.” Sidney Trowbridge Miller, a native Detroiter ...

Dog Days of Summer

September 26, 2016

Nick Roumel Summer gives us “Al Fresco” dining. And sometimes “Al” has a dog. It is more and more common to see diners at restaurant patios with their canine companions, lying contentedly under the table, often with a bowl of water ...

Driverless cars: Not a good (role) model for law firms

September 26, 2016

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media Newswires BOSTON, MA — Driverless cars have been in the news lately, making people think about a future world in which power is not in the hands of the people. Although technological advances are often good, lawyers should ...